Finance Apprentice

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Apr 2021
Closes
29 Apr 2021
Specialism
Administration
Sector
Accounting
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
At Warburtons, family is at the heart of our business. Five generations'??? worth of expertise that goes into making our bakery products allows us to continue a tradition of baking inherited over the past 141 years.

Warburtons is the largest bakery brand in the UK, but that doesn't allow us to rest on our laurels. We are pioneers of the industry and ambitious market leaders, always seeking to challenge ourselves and convention. It is part of our philosophy to provide honest good sense on issues of health and well-being, helping the whole family to enjoy our products as part of a healthy, balanced diet, through a range of products to suit all meal occasions, lifestyles and tastes.
We are looking for a Finance Apprentice to be available to join the family in September 2021.
Join us as an Apprentice and you'll earn as you learn, gaining knowledge and skills along the way. Let Warburtons invest in your future so you become the future of Warburtons.
Our Finance Apprenticeship will take you on a journey of learning and development over the next 18 months, we will take care of you and your tuition fees as well as paying you for your hard work. There's no reason to worry about student debt, we've got your bread & butter sorted, all we knead is for you to use your loaf and apply!
As 'Britain's Best Loved Food Brand' we have been baking bread since 1876. Today, we are proudly a fifth-generation family company supplying 18,000 retail customers from 12 bakeries and 14 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free. Our family of 4,500 colleagues throughout the UK, have recognised us as a Sunday Times Top 30 Best Big Companies' to work for.
Family and values are what makes us different, and we are a proud bunch, join us and you too could be proud to be Warburtons.
The Apprenticeship programmes give you the development and skill set you need for us to shape our future together.
The Recipe
The Apprenticeship provides the knowledge, skills and experience needed for a role within Finance. The Finance apprentice will ensure Banking, Expenses and other Accounting processes are completed accurately, in line with accounting procedures in a timely manner.
Typical things you can expect are:

* You'll take on a real role with real responsibility and undertake challenging placements around the business.
* A structured 18 month Apprenticeship Programme with a lead into a permanent position.
* Varied learning through a mixture of online studying and on the job training with your own personal Warburtons mentor.
An apprenticeship that provides you with the necessary skills to work within Finance.

At the end of your Apprenticeship, you'll have achieved your Level 3 Assistant Accountant ready for you to go into a permanent role with us. This route is just the start of your career and can open the door to many more opportunities, such as financial accountant assistant, credit control or payroll.
Essential Ingredients

* You will be 16 years or over by September 2021.
* Expected to achieve 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) including English and Maths at grades C or level 4 and above.
* You'll have excellent problem-solving skills and have the ability to work in an organised manner.
* Passion, drive and commitment to learn and develop Finance and Accounting skills.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

If you're looking to kick-start your career within a fast paced, Industry leading family business that puts our people at the heart of it, then the journey starts here.
Key Dates
* Friday April 30th 2021 applications will close - to avoid disappointment, we strongly advise you to apply now!
* My 2021 successful candidates will be notified by email.
* Interviews will be held from May 2021 onwards.
* September 2021 employment commences.

Extra Dough

At last and by no means yeast you will want to know what your breads worth:
* A slice of the annual profits (discretionary profit share)
* Family time is important to us and we know it will be to you so you have the opportunity to purchase up to an extra weeks annual leave.
* Award winning pension scheme with company contributions of 7%
* Life assurance
* Products you'll love along with deals and discounts for you and the family through our Extra Dough website
* Continued investment in your personal development
* Fully stocked kitchens filled with our delicious products for you to enjoy with your daily brew!

We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do

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