Young Somerset is looking for an Apprentice Business Support and Finance Assistant to work within our Business and Innovation Service, as part of our close-knit Finance Team.

You will be the first point of contact for the charity; handling posts, receiving and responding to incoming calls and emails, taking messages, and redirecting as required. 

You will provide professional, efficient, and effective financial and administrative support to a range of Young Somerset business functions, which will include data input, drafting spreadsheets and reports, chasing debt, and completing stock take. 

You will arrange bookings and hospitality for meetings and events, producing agendas and minutes as required.

You will receive on the job training and attend Richard Huish College, Taunton, for one day per week, working towards your:

  • Assistant Accountant Level 3 Standard
  • Apprenticeship Diploma
  • Functional skills in maths, ICT, and English (if applicable).

We are currently operating through a blend of digital and face-to-face work. The role will be based on our premises in Edington (nr Bridgwater) and Taunton with some home-based working as appropriate.

Salary: £9254.44 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week (inclusive of college attendance)

Contract: 18 months

Start date:  May 2022 onwards

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This role is subject to a basic DBS check.