B-564 Finance Administration Apprentice at The Calico Group based in Burnley

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £3.70 per hour
Reference Code B-564
Hours Per Week 36.25 hours per week
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Job Description

  • To successfully undertake a structured apprenticeship programme in respect of the Finance Service provided by the Company

  • To participate in learning opportunities, including an apprenticeship, supported by Calico to develop your professional understanding of finance.

  • To make satisfactory progress on the apprenticeship course as evidenced by college reports and results.

  • To undertake the day to day processing of creditor invoices via the Accounts Payable system as required and ensuring all internal controls are adhered to by budget holders etc.

  • To undertake the day to day administration of the Accounts Receivable system, including issuing invoices to customers and posting of payments received from customers.

  • To ensure payments received are posted to customers’ accounts on a daily basis, and that all cash and cheques received are paid into the bank in a timely manner

  • To be flexible in working hours to ensure office is covered between core working hours of 9-5

  • To deal with requests from outside agencies regarding financial references for tenants, ensuring that payment for the service is received prior to issuing any response.

  • To assist with the administration of the Tenant Contents Insurance Scheme including setting up new applications, posting payments received from customers, issuing claim forms and dealing with cases of non-payment.

  • To issue items of controlled stationery to Company staff as necessary.

  • To administer the petty cash float s and make payments as required ensuring that the float is accurate at all times and arrange for timely replenishment of the float.

  • To assist with the administration of insurance claims on behalf of the Company as directed by the Financial Services Officer.

  • To ensure timely and accurate reporting of amendments to Supporting People cases to Lancashire County Council in accordance with their timetable and to follow up discrepancies/queries as necessary.

  • To undertake additional training relevant to the duties of the post as required.

  • To be proactively involved in the work of a Corporate Group, in order to make an effective contribution to the successful achievement of the group’s aims and objectives.

  • To undertake such other duties as may be required from time-to-time which are commensurate with the grading of the post.

Person Specification

  • Must be numerate
  • Accurate
  • Have attention to detail
  • Great at communicating with people at all levels – face to face and in writing
  • Positive and good at using your initiative
  • Organised, good at working under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Ambitious, motivated and have a willingness and enthusiasm for learning

Other Information


Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 Accountancy

  • Level 3 Diploma in Accounting
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English, Maths and ICT if required

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies


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