Business Finance Support Apprentice MTL Advanced Ltd

We are looking to recruit a Business Administration Apprentice to join our team at MTL Advanced at our site in Rotherham working in the finance department. The role would include working alongside the manager and administrator to become a finance administrator by the end of the apprenticeship

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 30 Jul 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 - Friday 8:00am till 4:00pm,

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Our award-winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities, a level 3 qualification and valuable work-based training will be provided to perform the following duties:


·        Understand finance team process and procedures

·        Learn Admin functions across the business, in particular Finance and Reception

·        Ensure accurate data entry across multiple platforms to include supplier invoices, reconciliations, job costings, production workbooks

·        Record and document relevant finance data; scanning and filing various documents into correct digital folders

·        Share Reception duties; answering and redirecting calls, taking messages, greeting visitors, signing people in



·        Ensure knowledge, compliance and adherence with all Company Policies, Procedures and Rules and Safety Legislation

·        Read and understand the Occupational Health and Safety Policy Statement

·        Work safely and responsibly

·        Wear protective equipment provided in the correct manner

·        Report any incident to your Manager that may or has led to injury

·        Adhere to company procedures securing a safe workplace

·        Assist in the investigation of incidents and accidents with the objective of introducing preventative measures



To assist in any areas of the Company as required from time to time, to ensure the smooth running of the operation and to meet customer requirements. 



·        SAFETY

o   Make MTL a safe place to work

o   Promote a Safety culture throughout the business


o   Ensure effective implementation of “No Fault Forward”

o   Participate and accept accountability

·        INTEGRITY

o   Be open and truthful with, and respectful of each other

o   Learn, share and act from our mistakes and successes

·        TEAMWORK

o   Act as one team

o   Give and receive constructive feedback


o   Be supportive, friendly and sensitive

o   Operate with energy, enthusiasm and pace

The training you will be getting

The successful candidate will continue their studies with apprenticeship specialists, RNN Group both remotely and from their Rotherham Campus, giving you the training and support you need to become an all-rounded and successful administrator.

The Apprentice Standard you will be studying is Business Administration - Level 3.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This is the perfect opportunity for a motivated individual to join a growing and busy engineering company to complete an apprenticeship with the possibility of further progression.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Professional, Smart apperance


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

This is a successful business with a great reputation that work to a tight schedule. They are looking for someone who can get there in a morning punctually (think about the location of the business and transport links), listen/learn and use their own initiative to quickly become a valued and productive member of the team.

About the employer

MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group who have been established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning engineering companies, are looking to recruit an enthusiastic business administration apprentice to join our team. The role will be based in Brinsworth, Rotherham, close to Meadowhall, Sheffield.


MTL Advanced Ltd


Grange Lane



S60 5AE

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


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


Lorraine Savage


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.