Accounts and Administration Apprentice

Employer
Confidential
Location
Wednesbury
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 Dec 2021

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Specialism
Finance
Sector
Banking & Financial Services
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
Brief Overview

MSC Direct are a leading metalworking distributor who pride themselves in providing an exceptional world class service. They are looking to expand their team and want to offer a great opportunity, for the right person, to join them as a Accounts and Administration Apprentice.

As an assistant in finance and as an apprentice, you will learn how to offer support with the day-to-day running of financial activities in the organisation. Duties are to include (please note that this list is not exhaustive):-

* Perform duties of the role, delivering upon accountabilities to achieve goals, deadlines and targets.

* Continually deliver excellent customer service through day to day activity.

* Operate cross-functionality as a member of Tearm MSC.

* Operate consistently and respectfully in line with our mission, values and pledge understanding the business and how it is aligned to the strategy.

* Open daily post and circulate to the approproate departments, also parcel distribution. Manage end of day postal service pick ups.

* Send and receive emails regarding orders pending, queries or general issues.

* Collection of outstanding debts via phone and email. Email out copy invoices for obtaining payment, record customers queries on account, whilst remaining polite and assertive.

* Allocating customers cheques to the appropriate account and clear down invoices.

* Assist on customers credit limits to be able to release customer orders.

* Liaise wiith the lawyers in the legal department as to updating which accounts are overdue or settled.

* Upload supplier invoices and oversee stock and drop orders.

* Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements, and request copy invoices or POD's.

*Investigate RTV/customer service deductions.

* Obtain trade reference.

* General administrative duties and supporting the accounts function.

Desired Skills:

* Capable of making constructive contributons/suggestions to improve the team.

* Good standard of verbal and written communication

* Good standard of numeracy skills.

* Capable of judgement and decision-making skills.

Personal Qualities:

Develops and maintains co-operative relationships with others.

* Promotes a positive work environment.

* Understands customer requirements.

* Trustworthy

* Good natured/mature attitude

* Responsible

* Enthusiastic

Desired Qualifications:

GCSE Maths and English C/4 or equivalent.

Achievement of an AAT Level 2 in accounting is advantageous but not essential.

Future Prospects:

The business would be keen to offer permanent employment to the right person, subject to the successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Working Hours/Wages:-

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm (30 minutes unpaid lunch)

Total hours 37.5 per week

Weekly wage - GBP173.25

Qualification Provided:-

Depending upon any previous experience this will be either a Level 2 or Level 3 AAT qualification. This will mean one day per week at college

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