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Accounts Assistant

  • Apprenticeship
  • East Midlands
  • Long Eaton

Website Webro Cables and Connectors Ltd

Apprenticeship Qualification:     Accounts / Finance Assistant Level 2

How long does it take?     Approx. 16 months

Who is it with?     Webro Cables and Connectors Ltd

Where?     

Vision House,

Meadow Brooks Business Park,

Meadow Lane,

Long Eaton, Nottingham,

NG10 2GD

Working Hours:     8.30am to 5pm

Weekly Hours:     37.5

Hourly Rate:     £9.00+ based on experience

Reporting to:     Head of Department

About The Employer:            

Webro is a cable and connectivity distributor, formed in 1980. Our copper and fibre cables have a wide range of

applications including TV & satellite, broadband, security, and railways. We buy mainly from the Far East and

Europe, and sell to customers all over the world. Our warehouse and offices are based in Long Eaton, and we

have a focused, friendly, and supportive team.

About the Role:          

Webro has an exciting opportunity for an individual to join the business as an Accounts Assistant Apprentice, to gain invaluable experience in basic finance skills. This is a diverse role with lots of potential scope within the role.

And Day to Day?… You will BE:

  • Supporting our two other accounts assistants and head of finance
  • Gradually taking on tasks including:
    • Import/export processing
    • Banking
    • Credit control
    • Sales and purchase ledger
    • Credit limits and insurance
    • Spreadsheet reports
  • Assisting in the start-up of our new customs warehouse

You’ll need to HAVE:

  • Excel experience; training courses are available, but basic functions and a keen interest to learn are ESSENTIAL
  • Basic bookkeeping understanding such as double entry and assets/liabilities/expenses/income are PREFERRED
  • Ideally experience of working in an office, preferably in accounts
  • Good Attention to detail; we are heavily reliant on accurate cross referencing and record keeping

And BE:

  • Quick and enthusiastic learner
  • Good communicator; both spoken and written
  • Able to work under pressure at times and deliver results to a defined deadline
  • Able to work as a team as well as motivating yourself when working alone

Qualifications:

  • GCSE – English and Maths (Grade C or above)

And the Long-Term Opportunities?

As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.

Benefits:

  • Long term plan is to train up the candidate to be second in line to our head of finance
  • AAT Level 3 training after the Level 2 apprenticeship
  • Great salary and bonus prospects
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefits such as eye care and cycle scheme
  • Holidays start with 20 days plus bank holidays and Christmas break
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