Apprentice Accounts Administrator

Canterbury, Kent
£150 per week
03 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
Start Date

Orbital is a leading provider in the UK of fast, reliable, cost effective communications services. We help customers to find and design perfect solutions to suit their individual speed and availability requirements. Our primary focus in all instances is our customers. Our services are suitable for businesses of all sizes including multi-site operations. We pride ourselves on offering an exceptional service, going above and beyond for our business customers.

Orbital is consistently developing in order to stay ahead of the trend with advancing technologies. We believe in transparency which includes allowing our customers insight into our goals as a Group of companies.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic apprentice to join an innovative communications provider which excels at what it does.
As the Apprentice Accounts Administrator, you will gain a range of key administrative skills that will serve as a solid foundation for your career. You will be primarily supporting the accounts team, so if a career in finance appeals to you this role would be the perfect introduction.

You will also have an opportunity to shadow and support other departments, including sales, which will help broaden your knowledge and customer service skills.

This is a laid-back yet professional working environment, where questions are encouraged and support is available from staff at all levels. With so much knowledge and experience around you, you will be sure to find this apprenticeship a valuable chapter in your career.

Tasks will include – but are not limited to – the following. As you progress in your role you will gradually take on more responsibilities:

– Providing general administrative support to the accounts team

– Assisting with running the ticketing system
– Keeping all relevant database systems up to date

– Dealing with enquiries from customers and suppliers and processing duties as required

– Requesting and processing payments

– Resolving queries around bills and contracts

– Shadowing the sales team and providing administrative support as required

£150 per week

37.5 working hours per week:
Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:30
Includes an hour’s unpaid lunchbreak each day

Good communication skills, both verbal and in writing
Ability to think practically and solve problems.

The successful candidate should be proactive and a good team player.

There are also dogs on site, so this role would not be suitable to those with any relevant allergies.

Maths – GCSE Grade C / 4 minimum
English – GCSE Grade C / 4 minimum

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.