Vertas Group Limited

Apprentice Finance Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Vertas Group Limited (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,500.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
24 months (duration)
12 October 2020(start date)
Accounts / Finance Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Vertas are a Facilities management company offering various services including catering, cleaning, security, and many more. Our head office is based in Ipswich, but we offer services throughout the UK. We have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to start.


Key support to our credit control team is the initial starting specilaism. Tasks will include:

  • Sending statements
  • Responding to queries
  • Sending copies of invoices
  • Running debtor reports
  • Attending weekly debt calls to take minutes and email action points to attendees
  • Clearing unallocated cash
  • Learning to provide the best, most efficient level of credit control possible to the business
  • Supporting our credit control team in their tasks

Future Prospects

Opportunity to become a permanent credit controller or move into other positions within the finance team in Sales Ledger/Billing, Purchase Ledger, Assistant management accountant or even become a finance business partner.

Reality Check

Fast paced environment with lots to do all day everyday. Open plan office. Long periods of time are spent on the computer. Vertas currently has 10 different entities to manage and is continuing to grow so there is a lot to learn and gain from working for a large company.

Skills Required

  • Basic understanding of finance would be ideal
  • Customer service is going to be a key part of this role in time so a desire to liaise with the customer would be desirable

Qualities Required

  • Methodical
  • Hard working
  • Well organised
  • Confident
  • Good level of the English language
  • Someone who can complete tasks and prioritise their workload
  • Exposure to management level in attending the debt calls

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE Grade A*-C or above in maths and English (or the equivalent)
  • A levels in finance related topics are desired

Training Provided

Full Accounts or Finance Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship

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