APPRENTICE ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

Recruiter
Create Skills
Location
Derby, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Feb 2019
Closes
12 Feb 2019
Ref
1077980366
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
How many times have you heard "No job, No experience - No Experience, No Job? Well an Apprenticeship gives you both and a wage thrown in as well Gain independence? Learn to drive? Go on Holiday? All this is achievable with the right Apprenticeship. You are on the right track to a brighter future. With so many apprenticeship opportunities out there, you need to choose carefully Here at Create Skills we only work with employers who are serious about who they take on as an apprentice and that's why we get so excited about opportunities like this You will complete a work based Business and Administration NVQ level 2 or 3 qualification, which will last 12-16 months. Depending on previous qualifications you will also complete Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT. Duties to Include: Learn how to accurately post and allocate payments received to relevant customer accounts. Develop the knowledge to effectively process and reconcile credit card payments on a daily basis. Develop the ability to effectively and promptly chase due and/or past payment from customers. Build good relationships with major account customers, in order to obtain payment on time. Understand how to and accurately produce and send out on a regular basis debtor's letters using the relevant IT systems. Develop the understanding of why and how to place accounts 'on stop' and withhold orders once the customers have overstepped their credit terms, liaising with the appropriate personnel to ensure correctly communicated and resolved. Learn how to effectively handle telephone invoice queries; logging and sorting. Work as an effective part of the Accounts team, maintaining good professional relationships with other team members and colleagues. Develop the knowledge and confidence to liaise appropriately and effectively with other departments such as; Sales, Purchasing, Despatch and Admin, when sorting problems and queries, in order to deal with all issues in an appropriate and timely manner. Develop the ability in order to become responsible for investigating and processing new account forms and obtain trade references. Understand how to create and print sales invoices and credits in accordance with Company processes and procedures. Understand how to process purchase orders to purchase invoices and enter manual purchase orders accurately, as and when required. Skills required:
• High levels of accuracy
• Attention to detail
• Effective team player
• Adaptable
• Co-operative
• Positive about change
• Customer focussed
• Quality focussed
• Personable
• Self-motivated
• Ability to work under pressure
• Ability to meet numerous deadlines
• Flexible
• Professional
• Assertive
• Sense of humour Benefits: Excellent career progression Warm and friendly atmosphere Possibility of working towards permanent position Working Hours - Monday - Friday, between the hours of 9am - 5.30pm, on average 37.5 hours per week Salary - £8,500 per annum Interested candidates should apply online using the button below. Please note all applicants should be aged between 16 and 18 for funding purposes, but all applicants may apply. We celebrate diversity and welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture that embraces the ethos of safeguarding amongst our workforce. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/84817181

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