Finance Apprentice STERIGENICS UK LTD

This is a exciting opportunity to become part of the Sterigenics "global family" based at their UK Headquarters in Somercotes. The purpose of the role is to provide a customer focused, effective and efficient accounts payable function by handling supplier queries, processing invoices, preparing the supplier pay run and handling telephone calls.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Potential salary increase to £22,000 within the first 6 months linked into performance

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, with day release into college on one of these days. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Process all aspects of Supplier Invoices
  • Allocate correct cost centre codes
  • Charge to the relevant nominal ledger codes
  • Reconcile goods received notes to the purchase invoice
  • Reconcile supplier statements
  • Manage supplier queries
  • Understand and support with supplier payruns
  • Provide administrative support to both the Finace and HR deparment

The training you will be getting

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be
    expected to work towards the Account or Finance Assistant Level 2, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.
  • Level 2 AAT qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Sterigenics are looking to offer a permanent role with progression via the apprenticeship funding stream on to the Level 3 AAT then Level 4 AAT before you enrol onto the ACCA accounting qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

You will be based at their site on the Somercotes Industrial Estate, however after a short period of time you will be required to regularly visit their site at Markham Vale. There is free on site parking at both locations Prior work experience/employment in a customer facing role whilst not essential is desirable

About the employer

Sterigenics is a global leader in comprehensive sterilization solutions meeting industrial sterilization needs in the medical device, pharmaceutical, advanced applications, commercial, and food industries.







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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


Alyce Hunt


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

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