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Situation Vacant AHDB: Business Administrator Apprentice x 2

AHDB: Business Administrator Apprentice x 2
Posted by Chris F
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 05:00 PM
Until: Friday, August 30, 2019 - 06:00 PM
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Role title: Business Administrator Apprentice x 2
Sector: All

Salary range
£249.90 per week -
12 Month Fixed Term
Closing date

Company information
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is a statutory levy board, funded by farmers, growers and others in the supply chain and managed as an independent organisation (independent of both commercial industry andof Government).
  • Our purpose is to inspire our farmers, growers and industry to succeed in a rapidly changing world.
  • Our vision is for a world-class food and farming industry inspired by, and competing with the best. We equip the industry with easy to use, practical know-how which they can apply straight away to make better decisions and improve their performance.
Learn more about AHDB

Job Description
Duties to include:

To process documents and data relating to payroll, expenses and accounts payable, in an accurate and timely manner, and in line with AHDB policies and processes
Provide assistance with queries relating to payroll and expenses/staff credit cards, and accounts payable (invoices, payments)
Assist with the preparation of payment runs
Provide support with ongoing projects which could include collaborative working with other functions across the organisation
To work with the Facilities Team to ensure that the company car details are updated and submitted to HMRC (Payroll position only)
Provide assistance to other finance staff, as appropriate, ensuring the smooth running of the AHDB Finance Department
Carry out general administrative duties within the Finance department, such as filing, distribution of post, photocopying and archiving
Ensure all work is carried out in the strictest of confidence and in line with GDPR requirements
Desired skills
Highly numerate
Good attention to detail
Highly computer literate, including use of Microsoft Office products
Excellent inter-personal skills and written and oral communication skills

Personal qualities
Effective communicator
Trustworthy and respectful of the confidential nature of the role
Team player
Reliable and hardworking

Future prospects
Potential progression towards a permanent post following a successful apprenticeship. The roles are within a finance team consisting of several teams, so there may be opportunities in the future to gain breadth and development within the wider finance function.

Desired qualifications
GCSE maths and English level C/4 or equivalent is essential.
Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

If you would like to apply for one of our vacancies please submit your CV along with a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role. Could you also complete an AHDB Equal Opportunities Form** and then send to recruitment@ahdb.org.uk . Please state which role you are applying for and the reference number allocated to the role within your email.


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