Accounts Apprentice

Cambridge, UK

About the Role

Currently based in the UK, the US and Singapore, we have ambitious plans for continued growth and we are now seeking an ambitious apprentice to join the accounts team in our Cambridge office. Working closely with the Finance Manager and Accounts Assistants, from whom you will receive one-to-one training, you will contribute to the smooth running of the company’s global in-house finance operations.

The successful candidate will work towards Level 2 of the AAT qualification, which usually takes between 12 and 18 months to complete. Classroom-based training will be provided to supplement the on-the-job training and support provided by Costello Medical.

Following completion of the apprenticeship, which is expected to last 18 months, there is the possibility of a permanent position with the option of further study.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Sales ledger: preparing and sending invoices, including liaising with clients regarding payment
  • Purchase ledger: processing supplier invoices and responding to payment enquiries
  • Expenses: processing internal and recharged expenses
  • Entering transactions into our financial software
  • Administering petty cash, across multiple currencies, held by the company
  • Ad-hoc financial administrative support

About You

You should be proactive, dynamic and eager to take on new challenges. You should also value the opportunity to develop your skills through formal training and by gaining experience in a fast-paced and friendly office environment.

To be successful in this role, you will also need:

  • B grade or higher in GCSE Maths and English; A-levels would also be an advantage
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Experience using the Microsoft Office suite is desirable

What We Offer

We offer a starting salary of between £13,000 and £14,000. Please click here to learn about our reward package and the other benefits of working for Costello Medical. In addition to this, you will receive full funding and study leave to complete the Level 2 AAT qualification as part of your apprenticeship programme.

How to Apply

Please apply via our online application form. You will be required to upload your CV and a cover letter explaining why you think you would be suited to the role and why you would like to join Costello Medical. Your CV should clearly state dates of all qualifications and grades achieved where applicable.

Please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@costellomedical.com if you have any questions about the role or application process.

COVID-19 Response

Our teams in the UK and Singapore are following local government guidance and are currently working remotely. Our US office is open in a safe, socially distanced and controlled way following a period of remote working. Exceptional customer service remains one of our core principles, so we are committed to supporting our clients and operating as normal throughout this period.

Please note that we are also still welcoming applications for our open positions, across all roles and locations. Interviews are being conducted by Microsoft Teams and we are welcoming new employees remotely or in the office, depending on location, with virtual induction sessions including all our new starters.

For information please email recruitment@costellomedical.com.