Apprentice Accounts Administrator Environmental Waste Controls PLC

As part of your role as Apprentice Accounts Administrator you will be checking and processing purchase invoices from receipt through to supplier payment using Sage accounts. Raising purchase orders, bank reconciliations from bank statements to accounts software.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 20 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,609.60 to £18,964.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main duties & Responsibilities:

  • Checking and processing purchase invoices from receipt through to supplier payment
  • Details checked against job database or purchase orders and entered into Sage accounts
  • Raising disputes with suppliers for incorrect invoices received
  • Checking of supplier statements against purchase ledger records, requesting copy invoices from suppliers
  • Raising of purchase orders
  • Bank reconciliations from bank statements to accounts software
  • KPI reporting of financial information to other internal departments for example vehicle fuel usage, repair costs by vehicle

Desired skills:

  • Candidates should have good computer skills including Excel and Word
  • Be mathematically strong
  • Good level of literacy and organisational skills are required Desired Personal Qualities:
  • Confident answering the phone and talking to people
  • Able to complete tasks
  • Able to ask for support if struggling

The training you will be getting

  • You will gain a Accounts/Finance Assistant Level 2 qualification, this will be delivered with a combination of onsite and classroom training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression onto higher level accountancy qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Customer care skills, Initiative, IT skills, Number skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent None required (Grade None required) Desired

About the employer

Founded in 1993, Environmental Waste Controls is a multiple award-winning waste and recycling management company. They offer a cost-effective and sustainable Total Waste Management system, making the best use of compaction and segregation for all clients in the Private and Public sectors.


Environmental Waste Controls PLC


Laurel House, Kitling Road

L34 9JA

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Dec 2023