Accounting Apprentice (VAC1000178002)

Posted 5 months ago

Brief Overview of the Role

We are looking for an accounts apprentice to join our finance team in Stafford HQ. The successful candidate will be able to enjoy the family run feel whilst being a part of a larger group with unlimited career progression. Working as part of a busy finance department. You will be answering telephones and emails, ensuring the ledger is up to date, plus much more.

Duties to Include

  • Posting invoices to the system
  • Reconciliations of supplier statements against system postings
  • Sending invoices to the relevant departments for authorisation
  • Dealing with queries to ensure the ledger is up to date
  • Answering telephones and emails
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensuring all work is completed and reports are complete before monthly and yearly period end
  • Flexibility to adjust to ad-hoc challenges as required
  • Ad-hoc office duties

Desired Skills & Personal Qualities

  • Administrative skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Creative
  • Customer care skills
  • Initiative
  • IT skills
  • Number skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team working

Desired Qualifications

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

Working Hours and Wage

08:30 – 16:30 Monday – Friday

Total hours per week: 35

Future Prospects

Progression in Lodge’s finance team and Halford’s central finance team.

Progression to Level 3 to the right candidate.

Things to Consider

You are required to attend our training site in Walsall on a bi-weekly basis. Unlimited progression opportunities. Modern facilities with canteen area. Halford’s staff discount scheme. Low staff turnover rate.

About the Company:

Founded in 1935 and now part of the Halfords Group, Lodge Tyre Co. Ltd, handles all major tyre applications and vehicle maintenance nationwide! We have recently been re-awarded Investors In People Gold for another 3 years, an accolade achieved by just 17% of UK businesses! We are one of the best teams in any industry! With exciting plans for continued growth, we are looking for an enthusiastic Accounts Apprentice to join our dynamic Accounts team based at our modern Head Office on Staffordshire Technology Park.

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance
Job IndustryFinance
Contract Length:18 Months
Start Date:August 2023
Job Reference:VAC1000178002
Apprenticeship Standard:Level 2
Training Provider:PTP Training Limited

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