Apprentice Accounts Assistant VERTU MOTORS PLC

The Apprentice Accounts Assistant role involves supporting the accounts function in all aspects of dealership account processes. Support the reporting of management information. Duties include: accurately managing and coordinating the distribution of documents within the dealership and accurately managing and inputting data into the Kerridge system.

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

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

    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

    Days and shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248449

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role includes banking and allocation of receipts, sales and vehicle ledger, credit control & purchase ledger reconciliation. The role holder will also assist in the preparation of management accounts as well as additional ad-hoc duties.

The Apprentice Accounts Assistant is fully responsible for communicating all concerns and keeping up to date on all new processes and procedures. The role holder will also efficiently handle administration related issues.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Team Support & Communication: To provide a positive and active support function to facilitate the accounts team in their achievement of targets.
  • Data Management: To accurately manage and input data into the Kerridge system and provide accurate information to Management.
  • Document Management: To accurately manage and co-ordinate the distribution of documents within the dealership.

The training you will be getting

  • Accounts or Finance Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 AAT qualification

This apprenticeship is delivered through work based learning, this means that all training is done at the workplace eliminating the need to attend college. The successful candidate will be allocated a tutor who will provide a mixture of interactive online group teaching and 1-1 training monthly.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • This is a fantastic opening to apply for permanent employment in a varied and ever expanding industry. Vertu Motors has an enviable reputation for well trained, high quality staff and this is a career opportunity not to be missed.
  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence.
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math's (Grade 4/C and above) Essential

About the employer

Vertu Motors plc was formed in late 2006 to acquire and consolidate UK motor retail businesses. It was founded as a new entrant into the UK motor retail sector and is listed on the AIM market (UK:VTU). The Vertu Motors group operates a nationwide chain of franchised motor dealerships offering sale, servicing, parts and accident repair facilities for new and used car and commercial vehicles. The group trades across the UK as Bristol Street Motors, Macklin Motors and Vertu Motors. Bristol Street Motors originated nearly 100 years ago as a single Ford dealership located on Bristol Street in central Birmingham. Since those early days the business has grown to become the 5th largest motor retailer in the UK and the 9th in Europe.

Employer

VERTU MOTORS PLC

Address

Mcmullen Road

Darlington

DL1 1XP

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Training

Training provider

LEARNING SKILLS PARTNERSHIP LTD

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

Contact

Holly Parkinson

Holly.Parkinson@lsprecruit.com

07432840539

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

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Jun 2024