Finance Apprentice with M&G Prudential

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  • Employer BPP Apprenticeships
  • Job type Advanced Apprenticeships
  • Salary £402.15 a week
  • Deadline 30/11/-0001

  • Entry requirements A-levels (or equivalent)
  • Locations London
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 21/03/2019

We are seeking a highly motivated and conscientious Apprentice who is interested in working in the Income Team within our Financial Reporting M&G function. The successful applicant will be involved with processing of invoices, accruals, raising rebate payments and supporting the team with a range of accounting tasks and analysis. This Apprenticeship will give successful candidate a practical introduction to the management and operation of an investment firm, while providing early exposure to a range of business experiences. 

M&GPrudential is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple – to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.

Finance Income Team
The Finance Income Team is responsible for the processing of revenue and associated client rebates across all business areas. The Team ensures clients are billed correctly, rebates are paid on time and the income is correctly recorded in the accounts. We work closely with other teams across the business. Our processes use different applications and systems.

As a Finance Income Apprentice, your daily duties will include:
Production and issuance of invoices
Ensure appropriate sign off for all invoices
Assist with the production of month end accruals
Assist with Credit Control and Sales Ledger
Preparation of Investment Management Agreement review
Raise payment requests for rebates
Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
Assist the Finance Income Team with ad hoc analysis requests

Training Provided 
As an Accountancy Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Professional Accounting Apprenticeship at Level 4 with CIMA qualification. The Apprenticeship will be completed at a BPP centre or via the Online Classroom platform, in addition to at the workplace.

Skills Required
Good communication skills, both written and verbal
High level of accuracy and good attention to detail
Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
Basic understanding of MS Office (Word, Outlook)
Strong Excel spreadsheet skills
A proactive team player who is confident about working independently
Logical and analytical approach coupled with intelligence, passion and a drive to learn

Personal Qualities 
The role would ideally be suited to a confident individual with a positive outlook and good attention to detail, a desire to learn and with an interest in a career in Finance. The successful applicant should enjoy working as part of a team and be able to manage their time effectively. The applicant would ideally have an inquisitive, can-do attitude and have an efficient approach.

Desired:
Experience of an office or business environment

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