Accountancy Apprentice

Norman & Underwood
Published
November 16, 2020
Location
Leicester
Category
Job Type

Description

Job Title:             Accountancy Apprentice

Level 2 or Level 3 AAT (Apprentice between 14 – 16 Months)

Location:             Scudamore Road, Leicester

Salary:  £5 per hour 

Working Hours and Days: Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm

Weekly Hours: 42.5

Weekly Wage: £212.50

The Employer: Norman & Underwood

About Employer: Who are we?

www.nandu.co.uk

https://www.linkedin.com/company/norman-&-underwood-group-ltd-/

Norman & Underwood is one of the UK’s most established roofing, structural glazing and building conservation contractors, working nationally and internationally on new build, refurbishment and restoration projects.

Full Job Description:

Ideal opportunity for someone seeing an entry level position in Accountancy/Finance.

Role and Overall Responsibility:

Assist the accounts team in the production of timely and accurate management and year end accounts, working closely with all members of the team. Reporting directly to the Financial Director. 

Responsibilities:

  • Processing both sales and purchase invoices onto our accounting system (Sage)
  • Book receipt of goods into accounting system (CM50)
  • Archiving of invoices to maintain proper accounting records
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding invoice queries, to sort out queries
  • Performing supplier statement reconciliations and ensuring suppliers are paid within the company’s payment terms
  • Ensure authorisation procedures for purchase invoices are followed
  • Distributing post received into the finance department to the appropriate individuals
  • Processing payments and receipts into company bank accounts
  • Document accounting department procedures and policies and train as cover for key roles within the small department, e.g. payroll, CIS, VAT, bank reconciliation’s
  • Ad hoc project work

Qualifications Required and Desirable Experience:

  • GCSE A* to C in English and Maths – Essential
  • Business Studies and/or Finance at GCSE / A Level / BTEC - Preferred
  • Some administration experience - Preferred
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Word and Excel - Essential
  • Great communication skills - Essential

Skills Required:

  • Computer literate (experience with Microsoft Office essential)
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage workload and prioritise
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Able to get on with tasks without being asked and without requiring constant supervision

Personal Qualities: -

  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Motivated and driven
  • Hard working
  • Trustworthy and Reliable
  • Punctual and Committed
  • Mature
  • Happy to try new things and accept challenges
  • Confidence dealing with people
  • Good team player, but also able to use own initiative.

Training and Qualifications Offered:

  • Level 2 Accounts / Finance Assistant or Level 3 Assistant Accountant 

Benefits Offered:

  • Allocated time to work on Apprenticeship programme
  • Internal mentoring and training offered

Future Prospects:

Long term position for the right person upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

 

 

 

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