Job Purpose:

The Finance Apprentice is responsible for assisting with the daily accounting responsibilities in maintaining the accounting ledgers of Ward Security Limited and its Group. The role offers the opportunity to train towards a level 4 Professional Accounting Qualification (18-24 months) whilst gaining relevant experience on the job.


Job Responsibilities and Tasks:

The Finance Apprentice is responsible for:

  • Invoicing clients in an accurate and timely manner thereby safeguarding and facilitating the flow of cash around the business.
  • Distributing sales invoices & dealing with customer queries as and when they arise
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Liaising with both the Finance and other departments to ensure the integrity of standing data is maintained.
  • Customer credit checks & ongoing monitoring of new customers
  • Credit control, observing monies received and chasing old debts
  • Obtaining client PO’s and assigning them to sales invoices
  • Input of purchase invoices onto Sage 200
  • Matching & verifying purchase invoices against relevant purchase orders
  • Maintenance of the purchase ledger control accounts including supplier statement reconciliations
  • General ad hoc queries from clients and colleagues

Personal Attributes

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Initiative and self-motivation
  • The ability to work with a team
  • Administration Skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Time Management skills
  • High standard of personal presentation


Any other duties that the Company may request from time to time that have not been included in the above.