Finance Apprentice

Finance Apprentice (Level 3)

The Point, Warwick, HQ

Level 3, Assistant Accountant (24 months)

Starting Salary: £16,000

When you join Telent’s Apprenticeship Programme you will be working as part of a company that affects the everyday lives of people across the UK and Ireland. With our diverse portfolio of projects and areas of specialities, we offer a range of apprenticeships to suit different types of learners. You will have the opportunity to grow, develop and learn from professionals whilst building your career with Telent and gaining industry leading qualifications. We rely on our Early Careers Talent to become our leaders of the future, so its vitally important for us to find the individuals with passion and potential to achieve together. Join Telent and be part of something bigger.

The Finance Apprenticeship position is initially for two years and is intended to give candidates a good understanding of the basics in all areas of Finance within Telent. Finance Apprentices will provide support to internal and external Telent customers and will work as an Assistant Accountant. Apprentices will move around the department within 2 to 3 placements. The placements will be in the Central Finance Team or within one of the Three Business units within Telent. On each placement apprentices will learn about Management accounts, budgeting, cash control and forecasting.

On successful completion of your Level 3 position, apprentices should also have completed the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification and hopefully move into a Level 4 Apprenticeship and gain affiliate membership of the AAT professional body.

What you’ll do:

The role will assist with the day to day financial activities including (but not exhaustive):

  • Preparation of month-end management accounts
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Year-end financial statements
  • Ad hoc financial analysis for business managers
  • Support for the preparation of regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns
  • Fixed assets analysis
  • Expenses reporting
  • Cash and bank reconciliations and cash forecasts

Who you are & what to prepare for?

  • We don’t require individuals with experience as we will provide full training in all aspects of the role from technical accounting to use of financial IT systems to ensuring safe working practices. We are looking for candidates with the right attitude, commitment, and desire to learn.
  • You will have to have an interest in the financial and accountancy space
  • You will need strong attention to detail
  • You will get a mobile phone and a laptop as part of the role.
  • Although supported throughout the programme by us at Telent you will need to take ownership of your tasks and personal development
  • Client and customer service is critical to the services we provide customers.
  • You will need to have strong planning and organisation skills
  • Communication is vital; you will need to be an effective communicator both in writing and verbally
  • Experience with Microsoft applications such as Excel will be beneficial

The requirements:

  • 2 A-levels or equivalent qualifications minimum Grade C (Including Maths, desirable)
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s Grade 4 or higher (or equivalent qualification). This must include Maths at a minimum Grade 5
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Must be over the age of 18 by September 2024

Programme Specifics:

  • This apprenticeship is typically 24 months in duration
  • Starting salary of £16,000 which will increase throughout the duration of the programme
  • The grade you can attain will be a Level 3 Assistant Accountant
  • Our chosen training provider Kaplan will support you in obtaining your AAT qualification
  • You will work in an Agile model from both our office in Warwick and remotely from home
  • On completion of your apprenticeship, we hope to offer you a full-time position with Telent where you can continue to pursue your career

What we offer:

A career at Telent can span sectors, roles, technologies, and customers giving you the opportunity to develop, learn new skills and make an impact. We are growing and we rely on our committed Team to deliver.

We nurture the talent that makes this happen, by our on-going commitment to creating an inclusive culture that respects and values difference, that celebrates diverse ideas. We want everyone to feel they can be themselves and to thrive at work.

The additional benefits with this role:

  • 34 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies
  • Occupational health support and wellbeing Portal
  • Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward scheme

About Telent

Telent is a leading technology company and specialist in the design, build, support and maintenance of the UK’s critical digital infrastructure, drawing on decades of experience in mission critical communications and technology. The work we do helps connect thousands of people and communities, using the best technology and innovation available. When you join us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real impact on all our futures by fulfilling your potential and delivering high performance. We work together to make everyday life work better for everyone. You’ll be part of a team of more than 3,000 brilliant, dedicated people committed to getting the job done well.

Brilliance brought together.

We are guided by our values and behaviours:

  • Be Inclusive
  • Take Responsibility
  • Collaborate
  • Be Customer-focused



Job Information

Job Reference: 366_1707472624
Salary: Up to £16000 per annum
Salary From: £16000
Salary To: £16000
Job Industries: Financial Services
Job Locations: Warwick, Warwickshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Telent
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