Peregrine Livefoods Ltd

Accounts Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Peregrine Livefoods Ltd (Employer)

First Intuition Chelmsford Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,400.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm
18 months (duration)
1 June 2021(start date)
Assistant accountant (apprenticeship standard)
31 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for a full-time team member to join our Finance team here at Peregrine Livefoods Ltd. The successful applicant will be reporting to the Finance Manager, assisting the processing of purchase invoices, cash collection/reconciliation and working closely with our suppliers and customers.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Job Purpose:

To provide support to the Finance team by assisting with the day to day running of the department.

General Duties:

Open post daily - Distribute invoices etc. to appropriate staff members
Assist with Accounts Receivable department in collecting debts and processing payments
Answer incoming calls
Provide cover for colleagues as and when required
Ad-hoc duties upon request

Process, code and verify all invoices received into the business
Learn nominal structure/coding system and ensure invoices are posted to correct nominals
Carry out weekly payment runs and ensure timely payment to suppliers
Perform reconciliation of supplier accounts/statements and chase up missing invoices
Carry out other tasks in accordance with agreed Accounts procedures
Provide support with month-end procedures to enable prompt closure of Purchase Ledger
Undertake additional work as when required

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training will be provided by our approved provider First Intuition Chelmsford and will be carried out approximately once a week. At successful completion of the Apprenticeship the Apprentice will obtain the Level 3 AAT qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right candidate successful completion of the Level Three apprenticeship will result in a permanent contract and market rate salary being offered plus the ability to move on to the AAT Level Four qualification.

Reality Check

We are based on a farm with no public transport.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Desired
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