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Apprentice Accounts and Finance Assistant APPLOCUM LIMITED

This is a great opportunity to join a growing finance team in tech led company who's vision is to empower healthcare professionals and organisations through simplifying the locum staffing process.

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Closing date: 08 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    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 8:30am to 5:00pm although some flexibility may be required during busy times in the year

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000056019

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

· To carry out all tasks to a high standard and strict deadlines using spreadsheets or database applications, accounting or administrative systems in accordance with Applocum company procedures
· Collection, filtering and authorisation of weekly timesheets
· Processing and reconciling timesheets on Etips / Sales invoices and Purchase invoices on Sage (Maxipay and Exceed as necessary)
· Processing of payments received, and monies authorised to pay out
· Reconciliation of bank statements, identifying and correcting errors and arranging transfers between accounts as required.
· To conduct credit control tasks, in line with AppLocum’s collection policy
· To assist with a range of office, administrative and ad-hoc finance related tasks as required
· To assist with month end management accounts and financial year end procedures
· MER reconciliation for invoice financing facility

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be studying the AAT level 2 accounts and finance assistant standard, as well as any functional skills courses that may be required, alongside your daily job role within the organisation. You will be required to attend Bolton College 1 day a week to undertake classroom studies and work towards your AAT and functional skills (if required) exams at the end of your course duration.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression onto higher level apprenticeships or full time positions are available to the right candidate


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, Oral Skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Must be comfortable using a range of IT software programs such as Excel and Word to a good standard. Also, experience of working in finance or busy administration role is desirable, but not essential.

About the employer

AppLocum are a tech-led, healthcare recruitment company that adopt a people-first approach to everything we do. Specialising in providing a staffing solution which matches locum clinicians to their ideal roles.

Employer

APPLOCUM LIMITED

Address

1 MERCHANTS PLACE

RIVER STREET

BOLTON

BL2 1BX

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Training

Training provider

BOLTON COLLEGE

Contact

Andrew Hughes

andrew.hughes@boltoncc.ac.uk

01204 482036

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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