Job Reference 1806890Admin / Accounts Assistant ApprenticeDue to the growth of our business, we are looking to add to our administration team. We are looking for someone to shadow our existing admin and accounts team members. After time when the applicant is ready, they will be given their own responsibilities to help support the business.
The duties will include:
Matching invoices / Purchase ledger
Reconciling company credit cards
Mentoring business admin apprentice
Communicating with suppliers
Liaising with MCS site staff – chasing paperwork & information
Answering the phone
Raising purchase orders
Assisting the accounts & procurement departments in general
Assisting with site management – printing drawings etc..
Easy build (no experience necessary training will be given)
Computer literate, tech-savvy, familiarity with using MS Word, Excel. Easybuild (training will be given)
Good written and verbal communication and attention to detail
The ideal candidate will possess a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a willingness to learn and gain new experience
An ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team
Ability to pick up new processes and tools quickly
A positive, professional and enthusiastic approach to work
Creative, well organised and self-motivated
Must be able to handle highly confidential situations with professionalism and tact
You must be able to demonstrate you have adequate English and maths levels. You will be required to complete an English and maths assessment as part of the selection process. (This will be done at SGS College, Filton). You will be supported by SGS College to achieve an English and maths qualification if you don't hold one.
On completion of your apprenticeship, it could be career progression opportunities in various areas of the business. Good training and career progression opportunities.
Things to consider
Annual Bonus (dependant on Company performance)
Holiday: 25 days with compulsory Christmas shutdown to be used from allocation
Please ensure you can get to this location for work.
Permanent base in Bristol, must be willing to travel to Offices/Site within the business when as & when needed
Applications will only be accepted through the National Apprenticeship Website, https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship .
BRISTOL: If your application is successful, you will be contacted by South Gloucestershire & Stroud College (normally via email) to invite you to attend a pre interview and initial assessment. Please ensure that you also check your junk/spam inbox for emails.
If you are successful at this stage, you will then be invited to attend an interview with the employer.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
About the employer
MCS is an independently owned Building Services provider who specialise in the design, installation & delivery of building services solutions, covering all aspects of mechanical and electrical engineering installations.
Our unique culture is part of our DNA and it’s an underpaying factor in our success. We offer a service which is innovative and client focused, we collaborate with our customers and supply chain partners to ensure we share common values. Going the extra mile for our customers is something that’s ingrained into our entire organisation, we are continuing to grow a reputation for providing a high-quality service and consistently delivering projects to our client’s requirements.
We have a proven track record for delivering large complex corporate headquarters to small regional office fit out projects for over a decade, we have delivered these fit-out installations on-time, on-budget and to an exceptional level of quality. We achieve this success for our customers with sound processes and proven delivery methods, driven by our customer focused management team.
We are located on the outskirts of Bristol and our location within the M4 corridor makes us ideally places to carry out work throughout the South East and South West of the country.
SGS has elected to deliver the on-programme-learning using the Association of Accounting Technician (aat) Foundation Diploma and the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting.
AAT as the lead awarding organisation for accounting have been involved in the development of the apprenticeship Standard and have mapped the diplomas to the Standard. Our recommended End Point Assessment Organisation is AAT.
Details of the Diploma as the delivery model for the Apprenticeship Standard as follows;
A structured, proven training programme that equips the candidate with the skillset required for the industry
Thorough mapping against the Standard ensuring all skills, knowledge and behaviours are covered
Achievement of an industry-recognised accounting technical qualification
Provides a platform for progress tracking
Prepares the candidate for End Point Assessment with AAT
Provides a basis for progression, within our outside the apprenticeship route
External quality assurance through Ofqual regulated awarding organisation
An appeals and redress process with the awarding organisation
Attendance at weekly classes for each module is mandatory for all apprentices.
The Apprenticeship will be delivered by a South Gloucestershire & Stroud College Assessor and you will be required to attend the Filton Campus to complete some of your learning.
You will be required to complete company training to include both remote and face to face learning, as well as learning about various aspects of the business.
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College
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