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Job Title : Accounts Payable Apprentice
Employer : Kindred Nurseries Ltd
Location : Kettering, NN15 6FD
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Finance / Accounting
Vacancy Reference : VAC-12299
Brief Description : An exciting accountancy role has become available within this Kettering nursery, they are looking for an apprentice to join their busy accounts payable team. You will help to support the accounts payable manager with the day to day processing functions of accounts payable function.


Qualifications Required : You will need to have GCSE's grades 9-4 (A*- C) in English and maths, or equivalent.

Preferable, but not essential - Experience with Xero or another accounting system and proficiency in MS Excel
Vacancy Detail : This is an exciting time to join Kindred Nurseries as Accounts Payable Apprentice, you will be an integral member of a dedicated Finance team of eight. You will report to the Accounts Payable Manager and will liaise with all members of the finance team, as well as various colleagues across the group.
A child’s world is fresh, new and beautiful and full of excitement. Do you want to be part of it?

The employer are a family of inspiring nurseries and preschools with a distinct home from home environment. By creating days filled with unique moments and opportunities, we are able to truly enrich a child’s development during their 0-5 years. Our mission is to create inspiring worlds full of awe and wonder for little ones to grow and thrive in.

Your duties will include:-

To administer the Accounts Payable function across our multi-site business (this will be your main responsibility)
You will be verifying, coding, posting and paying invoices
Respond to supplier queries through mailbox system
Process company prepaid card system, resolving queries and obtaining copy documentation as required
Produce regular reconciliations across multiple bank accounts
From time to time, you may be required to support the wider Finance team in ad-hoc analysis and project work as required

As part of the employers commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in their care, the successful candidate is expected to undergo a DBS check.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon-Fri 9am to 5:30pm - Total hours per week is 40 with half hour for lunch
Salary : £ 200.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 20/06/2021
Possible Start Date : 05/07/2021
Personal Qualities : Confident outgoing personality
Enthusiastic and looking to progress
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing work demands
Excellent time management skills and an eagerness to learn
Excellent communication skills and ability to learn quickly from others
Ability to maintain positive working relationships with a range of suppliers and colleagues
Skills Required : High level of attention to detail - checks own work for errors
Able to work alone after period of initial training
A strong work ethic and professional pride in what you do, coupled with exceptional attention to detail
Analytical skills together with an inquisitive nature
The ability to quickly analyse data

Future Prospects : On successful completion of your apprenticeship -

The business intends to allow the applicant the opportunity to move onto another role within the finance team at a suitable juncture once a role becomes vacant subject to team expansion plans - this is a growing business
Training to be Provided : During this apprenticeship, you will study the following topics: General business, understanding your organization, accounting systems, basic accounting, ethical standard, IT systems, communication and team working.
On completion of the apprenticeship, you will have achieved a Level 2 Accounts / Finance Assistant apprenticeship and an AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2).
Other Information : Enhanced holidays to take your well-deserved break, plus no work on your birthday
Company sick pay to support you when you are under the weather
Awards, bonuses, health care plans, employee assistance schemes, flexible benefits, training and development, great salaries
and of course, a great place to work

Regular study support will be provided by qualified staff from the organisation.

Location is on a business park - there are buses into the business park applicants need to make sure they are able to make their own way to the business otherwise there is parking on site
Role is starting immediately - but with day release commence in September 21

Only Candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.
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