Finance Assistant Apprentice

Recruiter
Ipsos
Location
3, Thomas More Square, London, E1W 1YW
Salary
£18,000.00 annually
Posted
08 Dec 2020
Closes
20 Jan 2021
Ref
VAC001671162
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
February
Duration
Permanent
Duties will include:
  • Being part of a fast-paced team, you'll ensure invoices are raised in a timely manner and chase employees and clients when things are outstanding
  • You'll spend time analysing our core business metrics and understand the profitability of our different teams
  • Being friendly and enthusiastic, you'll enjoy liaising with non-financial employees to help them understand the financial impact of their work
  • Monitoring timesheet compliance
  • Monitor project end dates
  • Client Invoicing (liaising with research execs to ensure timely client invoicing)
  • Supplier Invoicing (liaising with research execs to ensure timely approval of supplier invoices)
  • Analysis of project Actuals vs Forecast
  • Assisting teams with finance system queries (once training has been received)
  • Acting as a liaison between central finance and the business for finance queries
  • Investigating irregularities in the financial information to ensure it is accurate


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You'll have a proactive 'can-do' attitude and a hunger to learn and develop
  • You'll be energetic and confident talking to a range of people


Personal qualities

  • You'll have a curious mind-set and seek to understand why we do what we do
  • Any Microsoft Office skills are beneficial and we'll help you to transfer your existing knowledge into a workplace context


Desired qualifications

  • Five GCSE grades C - A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and maths
  • B or 5 at GCSE maths


Future prospects

After your Accounting apprenticeship progress into a full-time role as Junior Finance Assistant, Assistant Accountant, Bookkeeping Assistant, Junior Tax Consultant or Audit Assistant. You can also complete the ACCA qualification into Chartered Accountancy.

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