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Credit Control Apprentice

  • Shoosmiths
  • Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • £14000 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Accounts Apprentice to join our Finance team in Northampton. You will be working as part of a local team and a larger firm wide department, supplying an efficient and accurate credit management service. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to broaden their knowledge and gain new skills. You will need to have excellent communication skills, a keen eye for detail, flexibility, able to manage your own workload within tight deadlines.

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £14,000 p/a
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    18 months

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Accounts or finance assistant (ST0608)
  • Employer


General Duties:

  • Provide copy invoices and statements - both automatic and manual Excel statements
  • Create reminder letters
  • Process write-offs
  • Taking card payments either over the phone or re-direct them to one of our 24hr payment services
  • Monitoring the Credit Management mailbox to respond or resolve any issues raised. This will include clients, legal advisers, members of the Credit Management team and other members of the Finance Directorate
  • Maintain a small debtors ledger - liaising with partners and legal advisers as well as clients
  • Producing debtors reports - sending to legal advisers on a weekly basis
  • This list is not exhaustive, and duties include various other tasks as directed by the Lead Credit Controller

Company Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday increasing to 30 depending on length of service
  • Flexible holidays
  • Additional days annual leave for your birthday
  • Birthday vouchers
  • Long service awards
  • Free parking

For more information about this vacancy please contact Damar Training on 0161 480 8171 (Ref ID: 234461)

Company website : https://www.shoosmiths.co.uk/

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Assertive and confident in dealing with clients by telephone and email, with a flexible and proactive approach to debt collection
  • Good level of IT literacy i.e., Excel, Outlook etc
  • Ability to work as part of a small local team but also the bigger Finance team.
  • Have a flexible approach to working practices
  • GCSE English & Maths – grade 4 or above

Level 2 Accounts or Finance Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)
  • Positive with can do attitude
  • Reliability, friendly and helpful approach
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

One of the benefits of working for a wider Finance team is that opportunities in other departments such as Financial Accounting, Finance Administration, Financial Planning & Analysis and Legal Cashiering are made available to internal staff on a regular basis. Alternatively, you could climb the Credit Management ladder and take on roles such as Lead Credit Controller.

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