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Systems Administrator - Apprenticeship

Job reference: 002478

Closing date: 08/11/2018

Salary: £16,000 plus excellent benefits

Department: Finance

Hours per week: 36.17

We are looking for an Apprentice Systems Administrator to join our busy Finance team.

Working in Manchester’s vibrant Northern Quarter you will be supporting our Finance Systems Team in administering and enhancing the various systems used in the finance function.

If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment, have excellent attention to detail, a focus for process improvement and preferably available immediately then apply now as we are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

As an Apprentice Finance Systems Administrator you will work towards a Level 3 Business Administrator qualification with the help and support of the wider Finance Team. You will also be responsible for providing admin support and system house-keeping such as:

  • Communicating with Suppliers to update terms and conditions.
  • Checking and inputting new supplier details with particular emphasis on the payment terms used
  • Checking for and investigating any missing information in all standing data
  • Identifying any delays or blockages in the flow of information to the systems team and investigating possible causes
  • Developing and providing system reports
  • Monitoring and control of the company Purchase Order activities and the impact to the divisional accounts and cash flow
  • Assisting with ad-hoc tasks within the finance team when necessary
  • Project work may include a review of the business processes around the procurement process

A successful Apprentice Finance Systems Administrator will ideally be:

A proactive and sociable person who is willing to 'muck-in’ when necessary but also work independently

Analytical, with an inquisitive mind and quick to pick up new skills

Focused on accuracy and detail

Competent using Excel formulas and formatting

In return for your hard-work you’ll be working in a great team and where appropriate will receive in-depth training in a number of finance systems including Oracle and IBM Cognos. Following the completion of this Apprenticeship there may also be the option of a permanent role.


The closing date for this job has now passed.