Finance Apprentice

Paying £12,480.00 per year
Northwich (view map)
22/04/24 expected start date
Assistant accountant (level 3)
18 Months duration
1 position available


Blue Machinery are the UK's leading material processing and handling solution provider? we provide equipment and services to businesses that build and maintain the UK's infrastructure and to those who support the circular economy.

About the apprenticeship

We are seeking an intelligent, hardworking and ambitious individual who has strong aspirations of a career in accounting and finance within a customer facing and fast paced organisation. The business will provide strong on the job learning support with the aim of this role growing into a full time, more senior role within the finance team.

The right candidate needs to be:

  • Proactive and intuitive
  • Computer and IT literate
  • Strong problem solver
  • Inquisitive and hungry for new knowledge
  • Willing to get stuck in
  • Hard working
  • Go the extra mile
  • Good exam results, especially in Maths and English
  • Accounting/Finance experience would be nice but not essential

The role will start with the basics of finance administration covering tasks such as, but not limited to:

  • Reviewing and posting supplier invoices and credits into our IT platforms
  • Requesting and reviewing Supplier statements
  • Sending accounts payable reports out to the internal stakeholders
  • Administration in our IT systems, processing various financial transactions
  • Any other ad hoc support needed within the finance and operations teams

The business will support a strong candidate with regular performance reviews and if they meet our high expectations, they will be rewarded with more complex tasks and responsibility, exposure to new areas of finance and remunerated accordingly.

Apprenticeship qualification and training

  • You will complete a Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship which will include Level 2 Book-Keeping Units if you don't already have these. You will be able to progress onto a Higher Level Apprenticeship.
  • Level 3 AAT qualification

Career progression

  • This is a permanent position, subject to probation.

About the employer

Blue Machinery Central are a specialist provider of materials processing equipment for the quarrying, waste, recycling and construction industries in the UK.




Blue Machinery Ltd
New Cheshire Business Park
Wincham Lane
Wincham, Northwich
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