Pilgrim's Food (UK) Ltd

Finance Admin Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Pilgrim's Food (UK) Ltd (Employer)

Encompass Consultancy (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,792.00 to £17,940.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm 1.00pm - 2.00pm lunch break (currently some members of staff working from home)
18 months (duration)
4 October 2021(start date)
Assistant accountant (apprenticeship standard)
24 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An opportunity has arose for an Apprentice to join our Administration team based at Stradbroke, the administrative centre of our farming business. Working within a small supportive team you will have the opportunity to learn new administrative and finance skills whilst studying for a formal accountancy qualification.


Your typical day will vary between:

  • Learning to use bespoke software and systems relating to livestock payments
  • Raising of Accounting Journals for loading into the General Ledger
  • Coding of Purchase Ledger Invoices and raising of Sales Ledger Invoices
  • Creation of Purchase Orders
  • Liaising with Farmers answering payment queries
  • Studying towards your professional qualification – Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship

Future Prospects

  • Further learning and development opportunities after your apprenticeship

Reality Check

Benefits we would offer you:

  • An apprenticeship qualification through our preferred training partner
  • A supportive learning environment with regular one-to-one meetings and dedicated support
  • Competitive salary (not based on apprenticeship rates)
  • 31 days' holiday including bank holidays
  • Life Assurance & Pension
  • Discount programme and even our own lottery!

Skills Required

  • Interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate and build strong working relationships with our farming community and internal teams
  • Analytical skills; the ability to think critically, research and solve problems
  • Attention to detail and strong time-management skills

Qualities Required

  • We are looking for a collaborative team player who enjoys working with data and embracing challenges
  • Commitment to self-development & learning
  • Like interacting and explaining information to others

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE level 5/6 (C/4) in maths or equivalent
  • GCSEs or higher in other subjects including English or equivalent

Training Provided

Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • A supportive apprenticeship training provider
  • Level 2 maths and English Functional Skills (if required)
  • The opportunity to learn and develop within a supportive team
  • A mentor and a dedicated manager to keep your career and aspirations on track
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