Associated Utility Supplies Limited

Apprentice Accounts Assistant – Associated Utility Supplies Limited

An exciting, varied role within a fast moving Electrical / Rail Supply Company for an Apprentice Accounts Assistant.

Reference number: VAC001844537


Wage – Weekly Wage: £180.38 – £356.00
Duration – 15 Months
Start date – 04 July 2022
Posted – 12/05/2022

Working Week:

Monday – Friday. Lunch – half an hour unpaid Times to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship level




Undertake a wide range of processing, reconciliation, and administration tasks that will commensurate with your skills and develop your experience.

All tasks should be carried out to a high standard and strict deadlines using SAP One accounting package or Microsoft Office applications

The range of work could include tasks/activities in connection with:

  • Management of customer/supplier accounting records.
  • Processing and reconciling purchase invoices to relevant documentation and records.
  • Reconciling supplier statements for payment reports.
  • Raising of customer invoices and matching of relevant sales documentation.
  • Processing of customer payments received and reconciling to their accounts.
  • Reconciliation of bank statements including chasing up supporting documentation.
  • Monitoring and managing inbound accounts emails, assist with a range of office,  administrative and ad-hoc finance related tasks as and when required.

As part of your contract of employment completion of the Apprenticeship Training Programme forms part of your duties as well as helping your personal and professional development; the requirements to complete the programme are as follows:

  • Attend and be punctual for all induction sessions.
  • Attend and be punctual for all lessons with regards to your apprenticeship programme.
  • Complete all required assignments with regards to your apprenticeship by the required timeline.
  • Build up your portfolio of evidence on-going during your apprenticeship programme. Access support from your tutor/assessor as and when required
  • Access support from your manager with regards to any evidence requirements or support as and when required
  • Attend all work-based training/support sessions
  • Ensuring that the Policies of the company are observed and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities and confidentiality.

This list is not exhaustive, and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the business manager which are relevant to your role within the company to meet the overall business needs. The role will evolve as time and duties progress.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Desired skills

Well organised and thorough, even under pressure
Somebody who has excellent communication skills; with a clear and professional telephone manner.
Must have an excellent level of written skills.
IT literate and have a good understanding of Microsoft Packages.
Enthusiastic, pro-active and self-motivated approach
Required to work to deadlines, with good time management
Excellent listening skills
Excellent numeracy skills.
Good attention to detail
Confident in using email and the internet and Microsoft
The successful candidate will be organised
Willing to work effectively in the team

Personal qualities

Flexible approach to work, willing to go the extra mile to get the job done
Must be punctual as well as having a good attendance record
Ability to work on own initiative, when required
Ability to work effectively as both part of a team and as an individual
Respond positively to the demands of a varied workload
Friendly and approachable
Commitment to undertake continued training and development


Grade C/4 or above in Maths and English is required or equivalent – evidence required. An IT qualification would be an advantage,.

About the employer

Associated Utility Supplies Limited

Riverside House, Colliers Way, Huddersfield, HD8 9TR
Manufacturers and Distributors of Specialist Equipment to the Electrical Supply, Telecommunications and Railways Industries.

Closing date: 27 June 2022