Accounts/Finance Apprentice

GKN Aerospace Services Limited · Competitive · Portsmouth
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The Accounts /Finance Assistant Apprentice will be responsible for providing first line Finance support to the GKN Portsmouth site along with supporting the administration of the Finance function. The Apprentice will be an advocate for the GKN Principles and will be able to build solid relationships with their key stakeholders to ensure advice and guidance is trusted.

Job Responsibilities

Accounts Payable

- Processing purchase invoices and credit notes.

- Reconciliation and filing of supplier statements

- Assist with the management of the Accounts Payable inbox

- Participate in meetings between Accounts Payable and Procurement

Accounts Receivable

- Processing customer remittances

- Assist with the management of the Accounts receivable inbox

Financial Accounting

- Prepare and process month end journals

- Assist with balance sheet reconciliations

Admin/Other Responsibilities

- Responsible for processing employee expenses

- Participate in finance process improvements

- Any other task or project as required by the Financial Controller or Operations Accountant

Experience/Skills:

- GCSE English and Maths or equivalent (A*-B)

- Good organisational skills and time management

- Good and clear communication skills both written and verbal

- Discretion and confidentiality are essential

- Confidence with IT and computer packages

- Accuracy and attention to detail

- An ability to stay calm under pressure

- Able to work in a team (readily offer assistance to others)

Job Qualifications

GKN Aerospace Apprenticeship Offering:

In parallel to the above activities, you will be on a 24-month journey of structured learning towards the achievement of the nationally accredited Level 2 Accounts / Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Standard. Upon completion you will have also achieved the below qualification from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

- Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting

This Apprenticeship Standard will provide you with a great opportunity for further possible progression in the field of the Finance/Accounting function towards level 3 & 4 AAT qualifications.

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent (A*-B)

- Good organisational skills and time management

- Good and clear communication skills both written and verbal

- Discretion and confidentiality are essential

- Confidence with IT and computer packages

- Accuracy and attention to detail

- An ability to stay calm under pressure

- Able to work in a team (readily offer assistance to others)

Job Qualifications

GKN Aerospace Apprenticeship Offering:

In parallel to the above activities, you will be on a 24-month journey of structured learning towards the achievement of the nationally accredited Level 2 Accounts / Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Standard. Upon completion you will have also achieved the below qualification from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)

- Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting

This Apprenticeship Standard will provide you with a great opportunity for further possible progression in the field of the Finance/Accounting function towards level 3 & 4 AAT qualifications.

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