Ark (South Africa) Ltd

Finance Officer Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Ark (South Africa) Ltd (Employer)

Whitehat Group Limited (Training Provider)

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

Ark Ventures is looking for an engaging and passionate individual to join our collaborative team as a Finance Officer Apprentice. You will play a key role in supporting our Finance Team and gain experience as our educational and societal ventures progress from incubation through to launch and scale.


Duties to include:

  • Prepare sales invoices and manage accounts receivable
  • Prepare supplier payments and manage accounts payable, including contacting suppliers
  • Manage bank reconciliations and maintaining financial records
  • Monitor and respond to email correspondence
  • Support the Ark Ventures Finance team with all requisite areas
  • Update financial procedures to ensure they run efficiently

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.

Reality Check

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

Skills Required

  • Flexible with the changing nature of startups
  • Problem solving
  • Great communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Willingness to contribute to ideas on best practice and process improvements
  • A passion for Ark Ventures' ambition
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail

Qualifications Required

  • Five GCSE grades C - A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and maths
  • B or 6 at GCSE or equivalentin maths
  • Level 3 qualification (A level, BTEC or equivalent)

Training Provided

  • Training on the 18 month Standard Level 3 Assistant Accountant (AAT3) apprenticeship
  • 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
  • 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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