Big Society Capital Limited

Finance Assistant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Big Society Capital Limited (Employer)

Whitehat Group Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,000.00
40.0 hours per week 9:00am - 5:30pm, Mon - Fri
18 months (duration)
21 December 2020(start date)
Assistant accountant (apprenticeship standard)
14 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Big Society Capital are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice with a passion for social impact to join our creative, collaborative team as a Finance Assistant Apprentice. You will play an integral role in our Finance Team and gain experience within the social impact investment sector whilst completing your Level 3 Accounting qualification.

Responsibilities

Duties will include:

  • Monitoring email correspondence for the Finance inbox
  • Accounts payable (payments to suppliers), including contacting suppliers
  • Managing drawdowns (payments to investees)
  • Preparing sales invoices
  • Managing bank reconciliations and trade creditors
  • Maintaining records for the finance team and company credit card administration
  • Supporting the finance team with prepayments and fixed assets administration
  • Updating finance procedures to make sure they run smoothly

Future Prospects

After your Accounting apprenticeship progress into a full-time role as Junior Finance Assistant, Assistant Accountant, Bookkeeping Assistant, Junior Tax Consultant or Audit Assistant. You can also complete the ACCA qualification into Chartered Accountancy.

Skills Required

  • Problem solving
  • Ability to work on your own initiative but also work well as part of a team
  • Great attention to detail

Qualities Required

  • Good communication skills
  • A willingness to contribute ideas on processes
  • A passion for social impact

Qualifications Required

  • Five GCSE grades C - A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and maths
  • B or 5 at GCSE maths
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)

Training Provided

  1. Training on the 18 month Standard Level 3 Assistant Accountant (AAT3) apprenticeship.
  2. Being a WhiteHat apprentice means access to awesome social events, sports teams, insight/career days with other apprentices to grow your network, as well as your own personal Coach who will guide you through the qualification to help you achieve your full potential.
  3. As part of your WhiteHat Apprenticeship, you will have access to our Future Leaders Foundation modules to develop 6 key competencies, underpinned by well-being, self-awareness, motivation, conscientiousness, effectiveness and grit.
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