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Accounts Apprentice

Job Title: Accounts Apprentice
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + pension and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: AA - CA - Nov19_1574349101
Contact Name: Corinne Atherton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Accounts Apprentice

We are an established and growing recruitment business based in Central Reading and have an immediate opening for a Accounts Apprentice to join our Finance team. This is an entry level role that provides opportunity and scope to grow and develop within a Finance function, working alongside experienced team members with a focus on Credit Control. The opportunity to complete an NVQ level 2 or 3 AAT Finance qualification will also be available as an option, via an apprenticeship study route.

Working as part of a small, friendly team, you will provide general administrative support to the business including:

  • Ledger management
  • Chasing outstanding debt and payments
  • Creating reports
  • Maintaining debtor days within agreed levels
  • Dealing with queries from both internal and external stakeholders
  • Sending out and reconciling client statements
  • Maintaining accurate records of all client communication
  • Checking insurance availability on new and existing clients

What we're looking for:

  • Organised with high level of attention to detail
  • Computer literate, preferably with a good knowledge of Excel
  • Focused, trustworthy and professional
  • Strong aptitude for systems and processes
  • Team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including confident telephone manner
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • A can do attitude, prepared to go above and beyond

What we offer:

Benefits include contributory pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, retailer and gym discounts, Company trips and events, opportunity to work towards professional qualifications via an apprenticeship route, free on-site parking.