If you are looking to start your career and are seeking a new challenge, then RDi is where you need to be. With a growing workforce and expanding requirements for remote patient sampling, RDi requires a Finance Apprentice to join our team to achieve our ambitious growth in the coming years.

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Closing date: 19 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Friday: hours are either 08.30 to 17.00 or 09.00 to 17.30 (breaks to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

RDi is a leading healthcare solutions provider for solving complex logistical and technological challenges for patient sample collections, to improve efficiency and quality of care to patients all around the world.

If you are looking to start your career and are seeking a new challenge, then RDi is where you need to be. With a growing workforce and expanding requirements for remote patient sampling, RDi requires a Finance Apprentice to join our team to achieve our ambitious growth in the coming years.

The Finance Apprentice will provide support to the Finance Manager while undertaking learning and development to progress with an AAT qualification over the term of the apprenticeship. This role involves working within the finance team to support accurate and timely processing of financial transactions and maintaining the integrity of information in the financial system.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the processing of supplier invoices, handling and resolving queries as they arise
  • Liaising with others across the organisation to support order processing, goods receipting, authorisations and appropriate controls within the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes
  • Assisting in the accurate recording of sales invoicing, ensuring timely receipts of cash from customers and regularly monitoring of the sales ledger more generally
  • To monitor and process emails as and when contacted by customers and suppliers
  • To assist in maintaining the nominal ledger cash accounts, including bank reconciliations and credit card reconciliations
  • Support the employee expenses reclaim process, including the processing of expense claims and entry into the accounting system
  • To help maintain the integrity of information in the financial system
  • Undertake other regular and ad hoc accounting or administrative activities as required

This role provides an excellent opportunity for an aspiring finance professional to gain practical experience while working towards a recognised qualification. If you have a passion for finance and a desire to learn, this apprenticeship could be the perfect fit!


  • A positive, proactive can-do attitude
  • Attempt to keep up to date with the ever changing technological and social advances across the healthcare services industry
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly with strong and adaptable interpersonal skills
  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable – demonstrate good integrity
  • Time management and ability to prioritise tasks to ensure customer and business needs are met
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Remain calm and upbeat even in difficult circumstances, always looking for continuous improvement
  • Self-motivated and able to perform as part of a team, supporting their colleagues when required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and Outlook, most specifically Excel
  • Follow Company Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety Procedures

The training you will be getting

Students will study day release at East Surrey College.

Upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship, candidates will gain the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Accounts / Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 AAT Certificate in Accounting

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there may be a permanent role for the candidate within the Finance Team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 / C or Equivalent) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C or Equivalent) Desired

About the employer

With a deep understanding of the intricate needs and challenges faced by those involved in the delivery of the healthcare supply chain, we have developed innovative services to fulfil and manage the supply of medical kits and devices throughout the pharma and healthcare industries. Combining the power of smart data and cutting-edge technology, our goal is to empower businesses and healthcare providers to thrive in an ever-evolving landscape and achieve new levels of success. Through our dynamic data processing capabilities, we enable medical supply chain companies and healthcare providers to gain meaningful insights, optimise their operations, and make informed decisions that drive growth. Our advanced solutions and innovative technology streamline processes, improve healthcare supply chain efficiency, and enhance the overall productivity from the end user through to the receptive laboratory. RDi partners this with ensuring end-to-end compliance with stringent healthcare supply chain regulations.




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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


Mark Scrimshaw

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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