Salvation Army Trustee Company(the)

Finance Assistant Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Salvation Army Trustee Company(the) (Employer)

The Apprentice Academy Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £18,563.00
35.0 hours per week Contracted Hours; 35 Basis; Full Time Contract; Fixed Term 15 months Monday to Friday 'shifts to be confirmed'
15 months (duration)
1 October 2022(start date)
Accounts or finance assistant (apprenticeship standard)
21 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are seeking an ambitious, enthusiastic and intelligent individual who wants to study AAT Level 2 as part of an apprenticeship. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with senior members of the finance team as well as various finance and accounting departments, within The Salvation Army Head Quarters.


What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be working closely with senior members of the team as well as spending time in a variety of finance departments, to enable them to achieve the apprenticeship.

Duties will include;

·         Liaise with clients offering a friendly and professional service

·         Credit control and raising sales invoices on Agreeso;

·         Processing purchase invoices (on an ad hoc basis);

·         Assist with weekly reporting

·         Various finance administration.

·         Using information technology systems to carry out duties in the most efficient and effective manner. 

·         Achieve performance review targets, as agreed by the Line Manager.

·         Undertake training and constructively take part in meetings, performance reviews, seminars and other events designed to improve financial communication and assist with the effective development of the post and post holder. 

·         To ensure that duties are undertaken with due regard and compliance with Data Protection Legislation. 

·         To carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Health and Safety Policy and relevant Health and Safety Legislation. 

·         To carry out all responsibilities and duties within the framework of the Organisations Equal Opportunities Policy. 

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

The apprenticeship is a work based qualification and will be delivered at your place of work. The apprentice will be working with a training provider and supported by us, to achieve the necessary mandatory training and units associated with the apprenticeship.

The apprentice will be required to complete:

Working towards a Level 2 Accounting Apprenticeship
AAT Level 2
Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours.
Standard and End Point Assessment.
Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT (if required).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful achievement of the apprenticeship they maybe an opportunity to work towards further qualifications. 

Reality Check

Desire to work with The Salvation Army Ability to travel within region to gain experience of all aspects of our delivery Ability to work within The Salvation Army’s Christian ethos and key values: integrity; accountability; compassion; passion; boldness and respect

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications Required

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