Apprenticeships Funding Assurance Officer

Lifetime Training
Bristol, County of Bristol, United Kingdom
£25,000 - £27,000 Annual
03 Mar 2021
02 Apr 2021
Job role
Experience level
Entry level, Apprenticeship
In a nutshell

Working within an exciting new team within our established central compliance function, our Apprenticeship Funding Assurance Officers will provide critical assurance to the business around compliance. Reporting into the Audit and Data Manager, you will support in providing an independent view as to whether Lifetime's risk management, governance, compliance and control processes are operating effectively.

Completing a series of internal audits in line with our Internal Audit Strategy, you will work across all sectors to monitor and evaluate how effective our delivery and data capture is against the appropriate ESFA funding rules.

As part of your role, you will also produce a post-audit report and work with the relevant areas of the business to provide support and training to address, and ultimately reduce, risk,

In addition to the above, you will also support with interrogating PDSAT and FRM reports as well as ad hoc compliance activity as and when required.

Why Lifetime?

Lifetime Training delivers training courses and apprenticeships to people across the UK every day. We are an innovative, energetic company that places real emphasis on providing a great service to our clients and learners through our life-changing people and have been recognised as the number 1 training provider as voted by apprentices (RateMyApprenticeship)

What will you be doing?
  • Performing internal compliance audits on key business activities, which includes but not exclusive, to eligibility; data collection; paperwork accuracies and data input.
  • Completing assigned activity in line with the Internal Audit Strategy.
  • Preparing Internal Audit reports to highlight areas of best practice, issues and risk and delivering feedback to the designated business areas contact.
  • Assessing how well the business is complying to rules and regulations and informing management of any issues that need addressing
  • Activity reviewing internal Policies and Process Guidance to ensure they are accurate and relevant
What will you bring to the role?
  • Strong knowledge of funding rules for apprentices and other learning programmes.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Computer literate with experience of Microsoft office.
  • Accuracy and ability to follow instructions.
  • The ability to work within a team environment to achieve team/department objectives.
  • Confident and professional telephone manner.
  • Comfortably interact with senior management colleagues
  • Ability to carry out basic analysis on information.
If you think this describes you and you want to put your skills and experience to work in a new way, this could be your life-changing opportunity. So, click apply and we can start this journey together

What we offer

We offer a great benefits, reward and recognition and wellbeing package which includes some of the following:
  • 25 days holiday (business closes at Christmas)
  • Contributory pension (company matched)
  • Life Insurance
  • A comprehensive reward, recognition and wellbeing scheme
  • An Award-winning onboarding programme for our Trainers
  • A comprehensive management development programme
  • A career pathway programme to support your personal and professional development
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