Business Administration within Finance


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  • Apprenticeships
  • Accounting & Tax

Salary: £12,000

Business Administration within Finance

Business administrators are an essential part in making every business run smoothly – without them, it would all come to a screeching halt. So why not kick start your business administration career with an apprenticeship?

QinetiQ are looking to recruit a Business Administration Apprentice to be the gatekeeper of information in to and out of the Finance Department.   Maintaining accurate information helping to ensure that the administrative support to the Finance Support Services Department is met, working as part of the transactional administration team and reporting to the team lead, duties will include:

• Checking incoming documentation, validating the information to ensure compliant with company policies & procedures.
• Work closely with other team members supporting & covering workloads to ensure deadlines & daily operational needs are met
  to high quality standards level of accuracy.
• Dealing with financial queries relating to invoicing (outbound AR and inbound AP);
• Responsible for recording incoming transactions (invoices, queries etc.) and following up actions with Business/Division;
• Taking incoming calls from internal/external customers and suppliers who have queries and advising them of the process;
• Advising Internal & External customers and suppliers of outcome;
• Raise necessary transactions requests through SAP;
• Record all action taken on an account utilising SAP;
• Working towards targets for transactional processing in order to allow P2P and O2C to deliver a world class performance;
• To build strong relations within team and externally to ensure excellent customer and supplier service throughout;
• Understanding the P2P and O2C function and how transactional processing cycle can impact overall targets.

Potential for career progression both within the department into specialist roles or into accounting or procurement roles.


Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Business Administration

Skills Required:

Effective communication
Must be friendly, polite, approachable and helpful to colleagues, managers and visitors.
Understand verbal and written instructions.
Excellent customer service, confident and professional at all times
Inspire confidence and clarify uncertainty.
Good practical skills
Can analyse a problem and distinguish between cause and effect.
Ability to plan and organise daily work routines.
Clear and logical thinking required to deal positively with problems occurring within normal work routine, supported by supervisor.
Proven team-working experience. Be a supportive and effective team player.
Adaptable and able to deal with changing priorities, willing to take on new work.
Willingness to learn new skills and adapt to change
Committed to personal development -a self-starter, resilient, enthusiastic attitude.

To apply please upload your CV and covering letter (no more than 300 words) detailing why you want to be considered for an apprenticeship within QinetiQ.

Position Requirements: A minimum of 5 GCSE’s A* - C or equivalent including Maths, English Language, Science and preferably ICT.

These roles will require the holder to be able to obtain full security clearance. To gain clearance you will normally have had to have been a resident in the UK for a minimum of 5 years, regardless of nationality

You must declare any special requirements needed to undertake tests for the interview stages.

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