Finance Apprentice

Advantage Resourcing UK Limited
Milton Keynes, UK
20 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Accountabilities:

This role is responsible for supporting Controlling processes within Finance and Controlling. Supporting the Controlling team including providing input for budgeting, forecasting, monthly accounting and reporting with adherence to International Accounting Standards. The Finance Apprentice will support the business in operations, sales, G&A (general and administration) building pro-active relationships within the company and wider finance team.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparing and posting journals for cost and revenue accruals, deferrals, intercompany and pre-payments in a timely manner.
  • Approving and tracking Purchase Orders and expenditure.
  • Monthly financial reporting and analytical review of the monthly management accounts.
  • Evaluation of risks and opportunities.
  • Forecasting and budgeting in line with group requirements
  • Preparing balance sheet reconciliations and ensuring differences are addressed and cleared
  • Organising business reviews with managers to review monthly results
  • Reviewing and commenting on monthly Charging Dashboard to ensure that all secondary recharges have been calculated correctly.
  • Support small projects in line with change programme to deliver best practice process and systems under Controlling area of responsibility Support to clear unbilled Invoices, Parked Invoices, AUC etc and ensuring that managers raise invoices, GRN in time.
  • Monitoring Time allocations on the CATS Systems and producing relevant reports for the management including variance analysis and recommendations for improvement.
  • Full day to day support to help optimise profitability of the business unit, service line or customers.
  • Any other Ad Hoc controlling tasks as required by management from time to time
  • To work collaboratively across the Controlling Team

Desired qualifications/experience:
  • GCSE C/5 or above or equivalent in Maths and English
  • 3 A levels or equivalent
  • Individual looking to begin their Finance Career and obtain their ACCA/CIMA qualification over the next 3 years
  • Experience of MS Office packages (with good Excel skills)
  • Possess drive for self-development and growth.
  • Able to deliver to tight deadlines and manage a diverse workload
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Resilient and flexible, with the ability to cope with a changing environment
  • Can work well as part of a team, and be able to build effective relationships across the business
  • Ability to work on your own initiative

Other Requirements:
  • Must be prepared to travel between locations within the UK as and when required to perform the job requirements

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