Compass Group

Apprentice Finance Assistant - Newcastle Upon Tyne

Compass Group
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Competitive salary + benefits
19 Jun 2024
09 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Apprenticeship

About the Role

Job Title: Apprentice Finance Assistant

Salary: £ 11.44

Hours/working pattern: 40 Hours per week 40 hours / 5 days out of 7

Please note, due to contractual requirements candidates must be 18+

You do not need to have any experience to apply for this vacancy as full training will be provided as part of the Apprenticeship!

On completion of the Apprenticeship you will achieve the L2 Finance Assistant Apprenticeship

Role is primarily Monday - Friday but will require support sometimes on weekends if events are taking place


  • Form productive relationships with the operational teams, to help embed a stronger commercial focus.
  • Support managers with weekly and monthly closing of unit books, including stock, labour, and sales.
  • Input unit sales onto Nexus.
  • Process unit transfers.
  • Input unit daily sales onto teams sales tracker.
  • Reconcile voids against Symphony.
  • Produce client billing and client documentation and manage debt collection.
  • Support the forecasting and budget process.
  • Process vehicle mileage logs.
  • Maintain the site kitbag pricing matrix.
  • Maintain correct till pricing according to pricing kitbag.
  • Support with the monthly closing of books, including R&A.
  • Maintain a purchase ledger.
  • Produce WTS report.
  • Produce financial slides for management meetings.
  • Track and log unit average spends and transactions.
  • Produce weekly wastage reports.
  • Produce product sales reports as required.
  • Maintain the debt report log.
  • Support units in operating in a compliant way according to profit protection guidelines.
  • Prepare units for profit protection audits.
  • Support managers in identifying and investigating unit stock issues.
  • Carry out independent unit safe checks.
  • Customer service focused.
  • Can work as a team but also willing to act on their own initiative.
  • Ability to work under pressed whilst maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Always represent the Company in a positive manner.
  • All company / client policies and procedures to be adhered to at all times.
  • To complete all company assigned e-learning within set timeframes.
  • Be prepared to attend all relevant training sessions and meetings.
  • Be prepared to assist colleagues in a willing and positive manner, including assisting with other duties in other units as required.

Part of Compass Group UK&I, Chartwells is the leading provider of catering and support services to the education sector. For over a quarter of a century, Chartwells has been focusing on helping those in education to build strong bodies, sharp minds and lead long healthy lives.

Every week, Chartwells serves millions of nutritious and delicious meals to pupils and students in primary and secondary schools, academies, independent schools, colleges, and universities across the UK.

Chartwells is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all employees to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to successfully completing pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure and a Children's Barred List check.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we ask applicants to declare all previous convictions and cautions in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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