Finance Apprentice

Cheshire College South and West - Ellesmere Port

Cheshire College is looking to appoint a Level 2 Apprentice within our Finance department. The apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity to continually develop skills and knowledge whilst assisting in the provision of a quality support service for learners, visitors, customers and staff.

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£9,254.44 to £18,278.00

Total hours per week

37 hours

Expected duration

18 Months

Possible start date

31 Oct 2022


Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the effective and efficient operation of the Finance department
  • Showing initiative in planning and organising allocated tasks
  • Enter, retrieve and print data in a database
  • Become an effective member of the Purchase Ledger team
  • Provide excellent and effective customer service
  • Communicate information in person in addition to using telephone, letter and e-mail
  • Set up and maintain spreadsheets
  • Photocopy, present and distribute complex documents
  • Produce and distribute mail merge documents
  • Prepare and print documents using information technology
  • Record store and supply information using paper-based filing systems 
  • Respond to internal and external telephone enquiries
  • Participate in College enrolment days, open days and other similar events
  • Attend appropriate meetings, take notes and action recommendations

Working week

Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.30am - 4.40pm.

37 hour per week

Date posted

16 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship Level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


Personal Qualities

Future Prospects

Completion of this apprenticeship may lead to other opportunities in the college and to a long term career in accountancy. 

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About the employer

Cheshire College – South & West is the largest provider of post-16 education in the region, offering exciting opportunities to over 11,000 learners and 1,000 Apprentices, who all have access to world-class facilities as a result of a £120m investment in the latest technology and real working environments, at modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester. Cheshire College is a dynamic, high quality and financially robust College, which provides learners with the skills, experience and qualifications that will prepare them for their future career or higher-level study, encouraging them to become confident individuals who will make valuable contributions to businesses and the local economy. There is a fantastic atmosphere at our three Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester, providing an environment to get involved in exciting activities and an opportunities for learners to make new friends. Ellesmere Port Campus Our impressive facilities are the perfect place for learners to meet new friends and be immersed in an environment that is ideal for learning. As well as our modern classrooms, the Ellesmere Port Campus boasts: • Award-winning restaurant, The Academy; • Mock aircraft cabin; • Fitness gym; • Hair, beauty and barbering salons; and • Professional Centre Stage theatre and engineering and construction workshops. Cheshire College South and West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure.


Cheshire College South and West - Ellesmere Port

Training provider

Training framework

Accounts or finance assistant (level 2)

Training provider


Application instructions

Application closing date: 17 Oct 2022

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