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Accounts Apprentice

Job Title: Accounts Apprentice
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits & Incentives
REF: AA-REA-56_1574416005
Contact Name: Chloe Arnold
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Accounts Apprentice

We are an established and growing recruitment business based in Central Reading and have an immediate opening for an 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.