Greenergy are looking to hire a Finance Apprentice! Whilst studying towards AAT qualifications, the apprentice will start in the transaction teams - spend 9 months in sales ledger and 9 months in purchase ledger, then move to duty or VAT team, and then spend the last rotation in accounting team. Apply now!

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 09:00-17:30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:

Sales Ledger Duties

  • Maintain all operational aspects of the Sales Ledger and the specific allocated customer accounts.
  • Handling and resolving queries in a timely manner through effective communication, and liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proactively seeking to improve or create processes that benefit all involved parties.
  • Maintaining a high level of customer service and ensuring that all service level agreements are complied with.
  • Month end duties
  • Raising daily, weekly and monthly invoices from across the Greenergy group – a combination of automated and manual invoicing depending on complexity of the customer
  • Reconciling data from multiple sources, ensuring data is correct to allow invoices to be raised by the automated Invoicing system.
  • Ensure the daily invoicing checks are completed prior to posting and instil the culture of getting things right first time.
  • Maintenance and verification of Sales Ledger data, including customer volume reconciliations if needed.

Purchase ledger Duties

  • Maintain all operational aspects of the Purchase Ledger and the specific allocated supplier accounts. Including but not limited to: Fuel purchases, Esso Cards, Demurrage, Greenergy America purchases, Greenergy Asia, Greenergy Terminals, GRINT, Biofuels and Flexigrid.
  • Being the account manager for a portfolio of suppliers within the team with a focus on excellent customer service.
  • The handling and resolution of queries, liaising with internal and external customers.
  • Proactively seek to improve or create new processes that benefit all parties.
  • Ensuring all aspects of Customer Service Level Agreements are completed.
  • Processing of daily, weekly and monthly invoices from Greenergy suppliers, using agreed work streams to maintain a clean Purchase Ledger.
  • Reconciling data from multiple sources, debit balances and unapproved invoices are at a minimum, and all volumes are reviewed for efficiency and accuracy.
  • Managing the Purchase Ledger reporting outputs, including; Cash flows, Overdue reports, GRNI, etc.
  • Maintenance and verification of Purchase Ledger Month End close processes, including Accruals calculations and postings, and the reconciliation of Accounts Payable to GL.

The training you will be getting

You will have 20% of your working week dedicated to your studies, 10% of which will be spent physically at The Apprentice Academy in Manchester. The other 10% will provide you time to work on revision for any upcoming exams and to complete any administrative tasks set by the Academy or required for your Apprenticeship. You will be working towards AAT qualifications.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent job offers and further development opportunities.

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, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Accounting (Grade A-C) Essential

Things to consider

Greenergy's core values are Respect, Ownership, Care and Integrity. The perfect candidate will demonstrate these values.

About the employer

Commitment to innovation and a drive to do things differently have seen Greenergy grow from a bedroom start-up to become a world leader in waste-based renewables, and the UK's leading fuel supplier. We endeavour to approach the status quo of an established industry with fresh eyes, and empower our people to develop and to deliver change through innovation. Our values underpin every interaction we have, whether with colleagues, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we operate. It is these values of Respect, Ownership, Care and Integrity that have delivered our growth as a business and developed strong customer relationships. Greenergy is fast paced, dynamic and provides opportunity to grow with the company.




Towers Business park


M20 2LY

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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


Maria Grimsley

0161 200 1673

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

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

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