Finance Assistant Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Vnc Automotive Ltd
Location
104, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 1LQ
Salary
£16,500.00 - £18,000.00 annually
Posted
27 Jun 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC001551186
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Vacancy Description

This role is within our Finance division and covers a wide range of finance activities; including accounts payable and receivable, banking, credit card expenses, VAT, as well as month and year end reporting. You will work alongside the Finance Manager to raise, code and post invoices onto Sage; ensuring the AR and AP ledger is up to date and accurate, as well as dealing with customer and supplier queries.

Successful candidates are likely to have good Excel knowledge and be able to work well within a team, as well as on their own initiative. This role is a great opportunity to develop your career with support and training from our ambitious Finance Manager.

The role involves some ad-hoc administrative tasks to support the wider company when necessary. This may include; occasional reception cover, answering the phone, greeting visitors/customers, setting up meeting rooms; various filing, scanning, copying jobs; dealing with the post, arranging deliveries and other ad hoc tasks when there are staff absences.

You:
  • Have a can-do attitude
  • Are willing to learn
  • Are an excellent communicator
  • Are friendly and personable, with a positive attitude
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Have experience working in an office environment

Anything else?

As well as the above, if you have any of the following then we'd like to know about it!
  • Knowledge of working in a Finance team
  • Strong Excel knowledge and experience
  • Experience using Sage
  • Are working towards an accountancy qualification (we are committed to full, on the job training and will also support recognised accounting qualifications)
  • Foreign language skills would be beneficial, but are not essential

Benefits

This is a rare opportunity to join a successful start-up with exciting growth with a recognised global brand and huge potential and vision. The successful candidate will be compensated with an attractive package appropriate to qualifications and experience, to include a competitive salary and generous benefits including contributory pension, childcare vouchers and private dental and medical care.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of working in a Finance team
  • Excel knowledge and experience
  • Experience using Sage or another accountancy software
  • Working towards an accountancy qualification (we are committed to full, on the job training and will also support recognised accounting qualifications)
  • Foreign language skills would be beneficial, but are not essential


Personal qualities

  • Have a can-do attitude
  • Willing to learn
  • Excellent communicator
  • Friendly and personable, with a positive attitude
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Have experience working in an office environment


Desired qualifications

The below are desired but not essential:
  • AAT Level 1 or 2
  • Relevant degree
  • Relevant A levels
  • GCSEs
  • Or equivalents


Future prospects

  • Full training will be given on the job and formal training for AAT and ACCA/CIMA will also be provided
  • The company is growing quickly and therefore, future prospects will be available to the right candidate


Things to consider

Benefits

This is a rare opportunity to join a successful start-up with exciting growth with a recognised global brand and huge potential and vision. The successful candidate will be compensated with an attractive package appropriate to qualifications and experience, to include a competitive salary and generous benefits including contributory pension, childcare vouchers and private dental and medical care.

This is a full time post based in our central Cambridge offices, but we believe in a healthy work/life balance and are happy to accommodate flexible working arrangements.