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Finance Support Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships
AB51 0TH, Inverurie
£13,000 - £18,000 per annum
Closing date
21 Dec 2023

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Technology, Telecommunications
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
12-18 months

Job Details

Are you looking to develop a career in finance? Want to start an apprenticeship with a supportive company with a strong history of supporting apprentices? Want an opportunity to continue your learning and development with progression routes?

A leading energy industry specialist is looking for a Finance Support Apprentice to join their team, IT COULD BE YOU!

The company specialises in the manufacture, rental, and servicing of high-capacity marine equipment. Headquartered in Aberdeenshire, they have a global presence with offices in Texas, Taiwan, and UAE. You will be supported throughout your business orientated apprenticeship by a line manager, mentor and dedicated QA Assessor.


The business is going through a rapid period of growth. Over the past two years, the Finance Team has expanded to nine people and now, the company is keen to nurture an apprentice with a passion for finance!


  • Processing accounts payable transactions
  • Reconciling supplier statements and reviewing/approving submitted expenses
  • Responding to supplier enquiries
  • Reviewing and monitoring open purchase orders and reports
  • Supporting the wider finance team with office support
  • Ensuring compliance with H&S and environmental regulations and the company’s management system
  • Becoming a positive ambassador and developing strong working relationships with suppliers, colleagues etc

Required skills:

  • Have an interest and desire to develop a career in accounting
  • Strong communications skills – written and verbal
  • Ability to work within a team and to tight deadlines


  • 30 days holiday per annum
  • Gym membership, Cycle to Work scheme
  • Regular team building event - family fun days, BBQs, nights out, volunteering with charities
  • Retail discount/reward scheme
  • Pension, healthcare cash plan, employee assistance programme
  • Weekly fruit delivery to all sites
  • Paid volunteers days


£13,000 - £18,000 per annum (depending on experience) 

Working week:

37.5 hours per week – early finish on Fridays at 2:30pm

Future prospects:

There will be an opportunity to process onto an accounting qualification after completing your apprenticeship.

Important information:

This vocational apprenticeship comprehensively supports your specific job role with this particular employer.  Throughout your learning journey, you are fully supported by your dedicated QA skills coach and your mentor at work.  They ensure you settle in, help you develop all the skills you need to be successful in your job role and pass your assessments, and can provide one to one support.

Starting with insights into your current potential, they plan your growth in a programmatic way, close skills gaps with immersive training and ensure what you learn is applicable to what you do. They talk you through the specifics on the qualifications you gain and how they align in particular to your day to day role.

On completion, as well as the valuable work experience you have gained, you get a nationally recognised qualification at SCQF Level 6. 

If you are interested in starting your career and receiving a work based qualification at the same time APPLY NOW!


QA Apprenticeships is the first Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated IT apprenticeships provider, as well as 3-time consecutive winner of Apprenticeship Programme of the Year (2012, 2013 and 2014). According to Ofsted, we deliver "world-class" apprenticeship programmes with "exceptionally well qualified" staff. Most of our apprentices "deliver a high standard of work for their employers and exceed expectations, often finding better ways of working and reducing costs".

Why choose QA Apprenticeships?

  • The first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Outstanding
  • 100% of QA apprentices have jobs from day one of their 12–14 month apprenticeship programmes
  • 94% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing; this is 20% higher than the national average (National Apprenticeship Service 2012)
  • We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The Learning Awards 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Leading apprenticeship partner for Microsoft, Oracle, HPE, Cisco and Association of Project Management


Company info
Rath House 55-65 Uxbridge Road

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