Apprentice Accounts Payable Assistant

Cats College
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
£159.10 per week
23 Jul 2021
08 Aug 2021
Experience level
Entry level, Apprenticeship
Main responsibilities of the job:
  • To process supplier invoices into Oracle, checking for accuracy and authorisation in line with company policy
  • To pro-actively chase approval of invoices and ensure correctly logged
  • To reconcile supplier statements to purchase ledger accounts, investigating and resolving differences promptly
  • To reconcile company bank accounts in full on a monthly basis and ensure these are reviewed by the Finance Manager in order to comply with internal controls
  • To deal promptly, courteously and efficiently with queries from suppliers and colleagues about invoices and payments, including Colleges and the credit control and management accounts teams
  • To demonstrate excellence in customer service
  • To process personal and company card expenses
  • To post and allocate petty cash transactions
  • To maintain electronic filing system
  • To contribute to the creation and maintenance of process notes, incorporating improvements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Has the confidence and respect of peers, and management staff
  • Is sympathetic to others' development needs and seeks opportunities to provide support when appropriate
  • Contributes to an open and supportive team climate

Personal qualities

  • Can balance the normal demands or a range of work and responsibilities to meet deadlines, without disruption to other team members
  • Can prioritise conflicting demands
  • Confronts and overcomes obstacles to progress within team
  • Remains balanced and rational in dealing with others at all times

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally maths and English grade A-C or 9/4

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship you may have an opportunity to become permenant.

Things to consider

CATS Global Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect everyone connected with the organisation to share this commitment. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment pre-employment checks in line with KCSIE guidelines.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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