Admin Finance Apprentice

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1282116146-2
  • Date Posted: 31 March 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: QA Ltd
  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Apprentice Pay: £19,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Administration, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Employer description: We are a fast-growing electrical wholesaler with a national web presence based in Ashford, Kent.

Overview: A full-time product Data Administrator Apprentice position has become available in our company.

Suitable applicants should have Excel and Outlook experience/interest, be comfortable working with large quantities of data and have good communication skills.

Salary: £19,000 - £20,000 per annum. dependant on experience

Duties: will include but not be limited to:

  • Reconciling supplier statements in preparation of the payment run, chasing missing items
  • Resolving invoice discrepancies with suppliers, in-house and our bookkeeper
  • Check delivery notes against Invoices only when the invoice does not match the order
  • Check promotions / discounts have been correctly applied to invoices
  • Download Invoices and save in the relevant supplier folders
  • Telephone to confirm change of bank account details and update records accordingly
  • Liaise with the sales department and warehouse in resolving invoice discrepancies
  • Reconciling supplier statements in preparation of the monthly BACS payment run

What we are looking for: The ideal candidate: Desired skills:

  • Must demonstrate knowledge/interest in data management and manipulation in Excel
  • Have excellent attention to detail and work with extreme accuracy
  • Is self-motivated and proactive
  • Communicates confidently through e-mails, phone calls and in-person
  • Is comfortable managing and prioritising their own workload
  • Work well on their own and in a wider team

Training will be provided.

Entry requirements:

  • 3 GCSE's (or equivalent) at grades 4+ (A-C) in any subject
  • GCSE Maths and English (or equivalents) at grades 3+ (D or above)
  • Prospective apprentices must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in a similar subject

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications.

For more information, please visit the UK ENIC website.

Working week: 9:00 - 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. 40hrs a week


  • Free parking on-site parking
  • Company provided refreshments
  • Only 20-minute walk to Ashford international train station
  • 20 days paid annual leave, not including Bank Holiday's
  • Company state pension plan

Future prospects:90% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally, there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.

Important information: Our apprenticeships are the perfect way to gain new skills, earn while you learn, and launch yourself into an exciting future. With over 30,000 successful apprenticeship graduates, we're a top 50 training provider, dedicated to helping you succeed. Apply now!