Accounts or Finance Assistant

What will the apprentice be doing on site

We have an excellent opportunity for a young person with good basic skills, looking to launch themselves into a career in finance and administration.

The successful candidate will work within the Finance team of a local primary school. The apprentice will provide support to the Financial Controller and the finance team and on successful completion of the Apprenticeship will achieve a Level 2 Accounts or Finance Assistant qualification.
Alongside this qualification, there will be opportunity for the apprentice to study towards their AAT qualifications.

The role will see the apprentice:
• Processing purchase orders, ensuring that budget holder queries are dealt with so that order processing is not delayed;
• Processing purchase invoices, ensuring complete and accurate records of all transactions are maintained;
• Reconciling supplier statements
• General administrative duties e.g. scanning and filing;
• Checking and responding to telephone/email enquires;
• Any other ad-hoc duties as required.

Are there restrictions

Appointment will be subject to a successful DBS check.

The apprentice will need

A good grasp of mathematics.
To be able to travel to the location independently.

What sort of candidate are you looking for

The right candidate will be confident with numbers and calculations.
They should have a good grasp of Microsoft systems, including Excel, Powerpoint and Word as well as email.
They should possess a professional attitude, good telephone skills and be smartly presented.

Essential qualities

Professional attitude.
Interest in business, administration and finance.
Aptitude for figures.
Good knowledge of Microsoft packages - email, Excel & Word.

Desirable qualities

Professional attitude at all times with a, "can do," response to tasks given.

Qualifications Required

Minimum Grade D/3 Maths and English or equivalent.

Relevant information about the site

The school is situated within easy reach of the City Centre and is on good bus routes.


Reference ST.-0001-21
Location Norwich
Apprenticeship Accounts or Finance Assistant
Level Intermediate (L2)

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Building 262B, Scottow Enterprise Park, Lamas Road, Badersfield, Scottow, NR10 5FB
01603 737739
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