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Finance Apprentice
Location: Yetminster
Salary: £20,000
Categories: Apprentice, Finance

You will be working as part of the finance team to ensure the needs of the business are met by the delivery information in a timely and effective manner. You will be part of a fast paced, proactive team liaising with both managers at site level and at our Head Office to ensure all deadlines are met as well as improving efficiency and developing current processes. Alongside completing your role, you’ll work towards completing your Level 3 AAT qualification which will help to give you the key knowledge, as well as developing the skills required.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the consolidation & analysis of daily/weekly/monthly financial reporting including control account reconciliations within agreed timescales for submission

  • Maintain financial and accounting records including the timely collation of data relating to Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger. This may include unexpected requests, due to tight timescales.

  • Assist in the preparation of KPI information on a weekly basis and ensure this is communicated to the relevant stakeholders

  • Assist in the production of and provide accurate information and reports to managers as and when required.

  • Build a close working relationship with the other members of the finance team and acquire a working knowledge of their roles

  • Understand and support other roles in the department, purchase/sales ledger and payroll

  • Assist in the identification and implementation of process improvements to enhance the finance function.

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About the Company

ABP UK is part of ABP Food Group, one of Europe’s leading consumer food producers. With over 60-years of experience. ABP has a reputation for quality and innovation. Our food business specialises in supplying and developing award-winning British beef and lamb products for retail, food service and wholesale customers worldwide.

We work across a number of markets to maximise returns for our farmer suppliers and offer efficiency and value for our customers. From the core of our business in consumer food production, we have companies as diverse as pet food manufacturing to renewable energy, giving our colleagues a broad range of opportunities for progression throughout our group. Our ABP Early Careers Academy scheme was crowned Best Training Initiative at the Food Management Awards. Whatever your interests or background, a rewarding career path will be available within ABP. 

What do you need?

  • Ability to follow instructions and use own initiative to progress work.
  • Good organisational skills
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to build internal relationships.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines


  • Completion of GCSE, A-Level or T-Level studies, preferably with a math’s bias
  •  A minimum of GCSE in English (Grade 4/C) and Math's (Grade 5/B) or above
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to take direction.
  • Ability to challenge others in a professional and constructive manner.
  • Self-motivated with a positive outlook
  • Focus on attention to detail and maintaining high standards.
  • Computer literate including Microsoft Excel
  • Must be 18 years old or over by September 2024

Join us and you'll get

This apprenticeship serves as a stepping stone for your career in finance. Successful completion opens pathways to advanced qualifications and specialised roles within ABP UK. As you continue to grow, explore opportunities within finance across the group and have the opportunity to continue your education working towards a formal accountancy qualification. Join us on this journey and shape your future with ABP UK!

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