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N-Vision; Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind
An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Finance/Admin Apprentice at N-Vision; Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind. This fantastic opportunity offers successful candidate the chance to learn all aspects of working in a busy finance office providing financial and administration support to the Finance and Administration Department, Community Service Department and the Princess Alexandra Home.

N-Vision; Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind - Employer

The Charity was formed in 1910. We have 70 employees and 230 volunteers. The Charity has the following: The Princess Alexandra home which has up to 46 residents. The Community Services Department supports 2,500 visually impaired people in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre. The Talking News Service goes out to 300 visually impaired listeners. We run a weekly Social Centre. We have two charity Shops, one on Highfield Road, Blackpool and the other on Victoria Road West, Cleveleys.

N-Vision; Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind

25/03/2019    

18 months


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Job Summary

95543
GBP 137.27
37.00
Blackpool
11/02/2019
New Vacancy
Accountancy
N-Vision; Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Society for the Blind
Full-Time



Detailed Job Description

Main Duties will include but not be limited to:

1.To open and distribute incoming post.

2.To write thank you letters for donations made to the Charity.

3.To assist in processing all purchase invoices/credit notes, ensuring they correspond with purchase orders and are correctly authorised for payment.

4.To enter purchase invoices onto the Sage system, ensuring the correct allocation to nominal codes and departments.

5.To reconcile supplier statements and highlight any queries to the Purchase Ledger Clerk.

6.To assist in processing staff and volunteer expenses, ensuring correct authorisation.

7.To assist in preparing the weekly banking for all 3 departments

8.To assist the Payroll Clerk, Sales Ledger Clerk and Fundraiser.

9.To assist with the Administration of the Community Services Department and the Princess Alexandra Home.

10.To deal with daily communications and correspondence for other departments.

11.Post outgoing mail as per rota.

General

12.To develop and maintain harmonious and professional working relationships with colleagues, volunteers, clients, other organisations and the general public.

13. To support the Finance and Administration Manager and Chief Executive as required.

14. To undertake other associated duties, responsibilities and training as directed by the Finance and Administration Manager and the Chief Executive.

15. To ensure compliance with statutory requirements and organisational policies and procedures e.g. Health and Safety, Data Protection etc. 16. All employees are expected to positively promote the work of the organization through communications, publicity and fundraising.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

4 GCSE’s at grades A*- D including Maths and English (or equivalent). You must achieve at least a Level 1 on the Initial Assessment that is completed during an Apprenticeship Selection Event at College.

Skills required

• Working experience of Microsoft Office

• A positive, friendly, enthusiastic & professional attitude

• A passion for accounting and finance

• Good interpersonal and team skills

• Diligence, and an ability to work under own initiatives and to deadlines

• Exceptional attention to detail

• Capable of multi-tasking

• Good organisational and prioritising abilities

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Personal Qualities

Confident, motivated and ability to work on own initiative. Good organisational skills and time management are required.

What does a typical placement look like

• Working experience of Microsoft Office

• A positive, friendly, enthusiastic & professional attitude

• A passion for accounting and finance

• Good interpersonal and team skills

• Diligence, and an ability to work under own initiatives and to deadlines

• Exceptional attention to detail

• Capable of multi-tasking

• Good organisational and prioritising abilities

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What you should wear

4 GCSE’s at grades A*- D including Maths and English (or equivalent). You must achieve at least a Level 1 on the Initial Assessment that is completed during an Apprenticeship Selection Event at College.

Future prospects

A full time position may be available upon completion of apprenticeship.

Additional Information

Training provided

  • Level 2 in Accounting
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths and English
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Once you have submitted your application, you will need to complete college initial assessments and provide a CV before we can progress your application. You will be sent an email requesting this. Please note that Blackpool & The Fylde College offer CV building sessions should you wish to use this facility. We will contact you on email and on your phone. Please check your emails and voicemail regularly. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.70 per hour from the 1st April 2018. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Blackpool and the Fylde College - Learning Provider

B&FC For Business at Blackpool and the Fylde College is a leading provider of Apprenticeships, Traineeships and employability services. 

For more information about this vacancy please contact Blackpool and the Fylde College on 01253 504199 or email: apprenticeships@blackpool.ac.uk (Ref ID:95543)
Blackpool and the Fylde College

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