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 - 9am - 5pm.
24 months (duration)
14 February 2021(start date)
Accounts / Finance Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
5 February 2021 (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, and we offer services throughout the UK. They have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join the credit control team.


You will be a key support to our credit control team, this is the initial starting specialism.

Tasks will include but not limited to:

  • Sending statements
  • Responding to queries
  • Sending copies of invoices
  • Running debtor reports
  • Attending the weekly debt call 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

There may be 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. It is an 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.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • Basic understanding of finance
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good level of the English language
  • Able to complete tasks and prioritise their workload

Qualities Required

  • A desire to liaise with customers
  • Methodical
  • Hard working
  • Well organised
  • Confident
  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE Grace 4 or above in maths and English, or equivalent, is required
  • A Levels in finance related topics is desired

Training Provided

  • Full Level 2 Accounts Assistant Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills if required
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