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AAT Apprenticeship with Spire Healthcare

Spire Healthcare Ltd
Are you looking for an opportunity to start your career in accounting? Spire Healthcare are offering a fantastic opportunity alongside their rapidly expanding team, in their brand new hospital in Manchester. The successful candidate will study two AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping modules and the full AAT Level 3 qualification.

Spire Healthcare Ltd - Employer

Spire Manchester Hospital is a brand new, £65m state-of-the-art healthcare facility offering patients a wide range of integrated surgical, medical and diagnostic services. The rapidly expanding team in Manchester consists of over 500 colleagues, who thrive in the welcoming atmosphere that is friendly, supportive and progressive.



18 Months

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Job Summary

GBP 225.00
New Vacancy
Spire Healthcare Ltd

Detailed Job Description

  • Responsible for posting Outpatient charges to SAP and ensuring that charges and charges sheets are complete and accurate.
  • Perform cashiering, banking and petty cash duties. Recording of all invoices, billings, deposits, payments and receipts and posting of entries onto SAP including GP service payments.
  • Process supplier invoices to ensure timely payment and deal with supplier queries. Charging and posting of all miscellaneous items and invoices daily.
  • Recording and distribution of consultant monies received at the hospital and daily release of consultant fees on CPS system.
  • Daily preparation of bank reconciliation, ensure KPI targets are met in relation to matching of outstanding items on bank reconciliation.
  • Support in liaising with all departments regarding charging issues to ensure all charges are captured and correct SAP processes are followed
  • Ensure all billing is carried out promptly and accurately in line with procedures, identifying billing problems, placing billing alerts, suspending and clearing as required.
  • Ensure billing queries are kept to a minimum and dealt with in a timely manner to ensure KPI targets are met. Perform billing holds, adjustments and cancellations etc. as required. Follow-up billings queries and liaise with Central Finance and hospital based team on billing queries.
  • Deal with day-to-day finance and Business Office queries professionally, efficiently and in a timely manner. Respond to all phone calls and emails, including Manchester Business Office, in a timely manner. Liaison point for Central Finance.
  • Complete month end vendor charging (including catering, 1st assistants and secretarial), produce invoices in a timely manner, following up slow moving debt as required to ensure KPI targets are met.
  • Perform pharmacy cross charges as required- cancelling patient charges and posting charges to consultant accounts.
  • Preparation and distribution of reports to departments as required
  • Ensure at all times the safety and confidentiality of information and undertake all work in accordance with company and hospital policies and procedures and statutory requirements.
  • Maintain records and filing system.
  • Create Radiology fee split back up documents, to send out to the Radiologists each month.
  • Monitor and track that daily KPI’s are completed by all departments.
  • Complete faster payment requests and refunds when necessary.
  • Deal with ad-hoc consultant queries relating to invoices.
  • Respond to consultant, patient queries and requests in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the creation of Consultant remittance advices.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties requested by the Hospital Finance & Commercial Manager.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

  • 5 GCSEs grades 4-9 including Maths and English

Skills required

  • Numerate with a keen attention to detail
  • Well-developed communications/interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Accurate keyboard skills/PC literate

Personal Qualities

  • Passion for Customer service
  • Planning and organisation
  • Business Focus
  • Well presented

What does a typical placement look like

  • Numerate with a keen attention to detail
  • Well-developed communications/interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Accurate keyboard skills/PC literate

What you should wear

  • 5 GCSEs grades 4-9 including Maths and English

Future prospects

Option to be taken on permanently as a Business Administrator. Previous staff members in the team have also gone on to take further accounting examinations (CIMA/ACCA).

Additional Information

Training provided

As an Accountancy Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship at Level 3. Within the apprenticeship you will undertake two AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping modules and the full AAT Level 3 qualification.

The apprenticeship will be completed at a BPP centre or via the Online Classroom platform, in addition to at the workplace.

Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s).

BPP Professional Apprenticeships - Learning Provider

BPP is one of the UK’s largest providers of professional apprenticeship training. They work closely with some of the UK’s leading employers including KPMG, Santander and PWC to create unique opportunities for apprentices.

For more information about this vacancy please contact BPP Professional Apprenticeships on 0203 131 5165 or email: (Ref ID:95500)
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