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We have an Apprenticeship opportunity within our Financial Accounts team.

Start date
11/04/2018
Salary
13,000-14,000
Location
Ipswich
Department
Finance
Contract/Permanent
Contract
Full/Part time
Full Time

MSC UK – Financial Accounts Apprentice 

MSC UK prides itself on being the ‘Employer of Choice’ within the shipping industry and we have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accounts Apprentice, to join our Finance Team. The successful applicant will will come into the financial accounts department with the expectation that they will work toward completing their AAT qualification, beginning in September 2018. The role will focus on learning the treasury and purchase ledger functions but longer term the role will give the candidate a broad exposure to the whole accounting function. Because of the close links with other departments the role will naturally expand out into the workings of other departments with the anticipation that the combination of study and practical experience will create a strong employee within finance. The initial period of apprenticeship is for 3 years whilst completing the AAT course, which will be reviewed upon completion, but is subject to change depending on how quickly the candidate completes the course. The candidate must spend 20% of their time doing off the job training which can include practical training such as shadowing, mentoring, teaching of theory and external study support. The candidate will be recruited under the premise of a conditional offer of them attaining their predicted exam results which would be available in August. 

We believe the successful Financial Accounts Apprentice should have the following skills:

• Good motivational skills
• Excellent Communication and interpersonal Skills
• Ability to prioritise workloads and work to tight deadlines
• Desire to learn and develop within the finance function and pursue a career in finance
• Good Microsoft Office 365 skills (Excel & Word)
• Maths A-Level / GCSE A-C or 9-4 under new grading system - essential
• English A-Level / GCSE A-C or 9-4 under new grading system - essential
• IT A-Level / GCSE A-C or 9-4 under new grading system – essential
• Business studies A-Level / GCSE A-C or 9-4 under new grading system - desirable

The key tasks for the Financial Accounts Apprentice role are:   

• Introduction to Ledgers, learning the General, Sales and Purchase
• Learning the process around Cash Postings
• Learning the process of Cash Forecasting
• Learning the processes involved within the Treasury department
• Learning the process for Foreign Currency
• Learn the process, policy and rules around Haulage Payroll
• Learning the processes and systems around Purchase Ledger
• Financial Accounts Study toward AAT qualification with the aim of completing 1 level per year over a 3-year period

So if you feel that you are the Financial Accounts Apprentice we are looking for then please click here to apply.

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