Job Responsibilities : Finance Apprentice x 3 – Swindon
Salary : 100000 per YEAR
Company : Historic England
Location : Remote IN
Historic England are excited to be seeking 3 Finance Apprentices to join their established and dynamic Finance Team. This is a rare opportunity to gain a recognised accountancy qualification in a supportive environment working for an organisation which looks after England`s unique historic environment.
As part of our Finance team the Finance Apprentices will help to deliver finance and procurement services for Historic England. These roles would suit someone who is looking to begin a career in finance and is eager to gain a rounded and comprehensive understanding of the function of a Finance Team.
The Finance Apprentice roles are offered on a 15 month Fixed Term Contract and will be based in the Swindon office. The roles may suit online and remote working / learning but will require visiting the office to work with the team at least two days a week.
What you will be doing
You will be working towards completion of your Finance Assistant AAT Level 2 a well-recognised professional qualification.
80% of your time will be spent in the workplace and 20% of your time will be spent off the job completing a training programme specially designed for your apprenticeship with a recognised training provider.
You will complete a range of professional skills courses that will support your overall career development. You will be supervised by a line manager and supported by variety of staff including your wider team a personal learning mentor and our early careers team.
You will also be encouraged to have regular contact with other apprentices to share your experiences and support each other through networking events throughout your apprenticeship.
Your duties and responsibilities may be rotated through different areas of the team but will include:
1.Accounts payable processing (enter supplier invoices invoice matching handling queries supplier reconciliations etc)
2.Accounts Receivable (create customer invoices chase aged debtors process cash receipts deal with customer queries reconciliations).
3.Expense processing (review expense claims to ensure compliance with rules payment of staff expenses handling queries)
4.Procurement advice (understanding purchase requirements setting up suppliers assisting with set up and appraisal of tenders reporting on expenditure)
Please see Full Job Description attached for further details of responsibilities
What we are looking for
-Level 2 English and Maths will need to be achieved if not already prior to taking the end point assessment.
-The ability to demonstrate a high level of verbal and numerical reasoning.
-Confident well-mannered and articulate when communicating verbally or in writing with a range of people.
-Confidence to explore issues with users to ensure all facts are established and report back coherently to colleagues.
-Demonstrates good attention to detail.
-Willingness and enthusiasm to take ownership of your own work.
Please ensure you highlight your experience skills and capabilities based on the above criteria in your online application.
Why work for Historic England
We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme starting at 26% contributions a generous 28 days holiday corporate discounts free entry into English Heritage sites across the county and development opportunities to ensure you achieve your goals.
We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for everyone. Diversity helps us to perform better and attract more people to support our work. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.
We particularly encourage applications from Black Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and candidates with disabilities as they are underrepresented within Historic England at this level.
Historic England want all of our candidates to shine in the recruitment process. Please tell us what we can do to make sure you can show us your very best self. We can offer support and guidance with your application as well as interviewing coaching sessions. You can contact us by email at [email protected] or telephone +91-XXXXXXXXXX if you have any recruitment queries.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 27th October
Interviews will take place on 15th November
Historic England is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you.
Job Types: Temporary Contract
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