Finance Apprentice

Job Title: Finance Apprentice
Contract Type: School Leavers
Location: Peterborough
Salary: 15000 - 18000
Reference: App-1
Contact Name: AJ Paul
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 25, 2018 15:55

Job Description

The Company

AB Agri is a unique community of leading agricultural businesses operating across the entire agri-food supply chain. As a division of Associated British Foods – a £15.4bn turnover, FTSE25 company operating in 50 countries – our focus is on sustainable food security, safety and efficiency, delivered by driving the use of technology and metrics across supply chains.

Based in Peterborough - the UK’s second fastest growing city - we’re 35 minutes from Cambridge by road, 50 minutes from London by train, and surrounded by beautiful, historic English countryside. What’s not to like?

The Role

Traditionally the route to a professional accounting qualification has been via University, obtaining a degree and a significant amount of debt.  The business world is adapting and there is now the opportunity obtain the prestigious ACA accounting qualification straight out of school.

On the AB Agri Finance Apprentice scheme you will have the chance to study towards the level 7 ACA apprenticeship which will see you become a fully qualified chartered accountant within 3 years.  You will receive on the job training and will also be given time off to study for your exams as well as AB Agri funding your training, course materials and exam sittings.

Your apprenticeship will start within the central finance department gaining an understanding of basic accounting concepts and book keeping progressing towards to forecasts, budgets and financial reporting.  Within your first year you will also work within credit control, sales ledger and purchase ledger teams giving you a fantastic opportunity to learn the fundamental transactions and processes in our business.

After your first year you will have the opportunity to work with other divisions within AB Agri working closely with other finance professionals helping Agri achieve its strategic and financial objectives.

Who we are looking for?

An individual who is keen to start your career and earn a salary as soon as possible.

Someone who responds well to coaching and likes to challenge themselves.

120 UCAS Points or equivalent

Minimum of GCSE grade B in English and Maths

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