Financial Systems Apprentice

  • QA Apprenticeships
  • Glasgow, Glasgow City
  • £8.17 per hour

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  • Wages
    £8.17 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professional
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    QA Apprenticeships


Employer description:

Richard Austin are currently hiring for a Financial Systems Apprentice due to continued success and growth. This will be an exciting and varied role where no two days look the same! They are a leading national aluminium and stainless-steel stockholder based in Queenslie, near the Glasgow Fort. The company have 6 sites throughout the UK and one site in Ireland.  They are a family-owned business and have been trading since 1981. 


You will be part of a finance team of 8 who will be supportive in your growth professionally within your role. The role will involve a range of digital and finance tasks to support business operations running smoothly. The company will train you on all our systems while giving you the opportunity to achieve your SCQF Level 6 Apprenticeship with QA. In time, the successful candidate would be a main part of the team’s digital transformation and assisting with all things tech and accounts.


  • Be the first point of contact in supporting with suppliers and manage invoices through Stock Master

  • Assist in the integration of their new CRM system, Imetal. You will become a superuser of this system and support others within the company

  • Manage process payments runs by merging information on Imetal with Stock Master

  • Use SAGE for a variety of activities including supplier statement reconciliation and the preparation of bank reconciliations

  • Use calendars via MS Teams and Outlook

  • Collaborate daily with other departments in the business and provide finance reports where requested

  • Prepare and process payment runs with stock master and Imetal

  • Agree sales ledger balances and payment dates with customers digitally via email and telephone

What we are looking for:

  • Able to work as part of a team and have good communication skills both verbal and written

  • Well organised and have excellent attention to detail

  • Able to work to tight deadlines

  • Comfortable working with high volume transactions

  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn new skills


£17,000 per annum

Working hours:

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm


  • Quarterly bonuses at every level

  • Full company induction with ongoing support and training

  • Holiday allowance 34 days per year (Including statutory holidays)

  • Free on-site parking

  • Opportunity to have a long term career at Richard Austin 

  • Company pension contribution 

Future prospects:

90% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing: this is 20% higher than the national average.

Important information:

This vocational apprenticeship comprehensively supports your specific job role with this particular employer.  Throughout your learning journey, you are fully supported by your dedicated QA skills coach and your mentor at work.  They ensure you settle in, help you develop all the skills you need to be successful in your job role and pass your assessments, and can provide one to one support.

Starting with insights into your current potential, they plan your growth in a programmatic way, close skills gaps with immersive training and ensure what you learn is applicable to what you do. They talk you through the specifics on the qualifications you gain and how they align in particular to your day to day role.

On completion, as well as the valuable work experience you have gained, you get a nationally recognised qualification at SCQF Level 6. 

If you are interested in starting your career and receiving a work based qualification at the same time APPLY NOW!

For more information about this vacancy please contact QA on 01793696141 (Ref ID: 248035)

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