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Apprentice Invoice Clerk

Apprenticeship at London & Quadrant Housing (L&Q)

Apprentice Invoice Clerk

Apprenticeship at London & Quadrant Housing (L&Q)

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelApprenticeship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 26 Oct, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 14,251.0 per year

Fixed Term contract - 18 months

About L&Q:

L&Q is a regulated housing association and one of the UK’s most successful social businesses. We house around 250,000 people in more than 95,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East. As a not-for-profit organisation, we reinvest all the money we make into new and existing homes, creating successful communities and providing excellent services. We invest in a £250 million community Foundation and £5 million a year skills academy to build opportunity and confidence in our communities.

L&Q Foundation was set up the in 2011 and brought together all our social and economic programmes in one place. The L&Q Foundation continues to develop and fund social interventions that improves people’s chances in life and creates opportunities in our communities

L&Q’s apprentice training programme will allow you to gain valuable hands-on experience from the very outset of your career guided by experts. With a strong emphasis on staff training, welfare and development, L&Q have gained wide recognition for their commitment to its employees including being Investor in People accredited and appearing on the A Great Places to Work company list for eleven consecutive years – now holding a special Master's award for employee experience.

This is your opportunity to gain esteemed industry experience of the development process at an award winning, design-led multi-disciplinary company that’s dedicated to creating successful and sustainable places where people want to live.

L&Q Apprenticeships have been designed to help you get the career you’ve always wanted. This opportunity will help you to get your foot on the career ladder with an organisation that supports you from beginning to end, and beyond.

The Accounts Payable department for L&Q group are recruiting an Apprentice Invoice Clerk to join a busy, thriving team where flexibility and a hard working attitude will be key!

Reporting into the Senior Invoice Clerk, you will learn how to process invoices in a timely and accurate manner across multiple systems. You will be required to liaise with our internal and external customers, which will require you to have strong communication skills.In this role you will learn how to match purchase orders and process manual invoices into accounts systems.

Other duties will include:

·Opening and sorting mail

·Helping manage the account payable team mailbox

·Processing cheque requests

·Processing Invoices on all modules

·Scanning, archiving and filing of manual invoices/requests

·Assist with the authorisation of compliance checks

·Ad-hoc duties as required

You will be able to demonstrate strong organisation skills to be able to meet deadlines for processing payments, and also be detail conscious, accurate and diligent.

Key points about our Apprentice programme:

·Must have GCSE`s A-C in Maths and English or equivalent

·Must be able to work in the UK

·Open to anyone aged 16 or over

·No experience required

·You will gain a Level 3 qualification

·Programme duration is 18 months

As part of the L&Q Apprenticeship scheme you will benefit from a supporting environment that will encourage you to learn and develop throughout the programme.

What you can expect:

-You’ll receive a competitive salary and great company benefits.

-Great breadth and variety of experiences through a structured programme within your chosen discipline

-You’ll gain a nationally recognised qualification.

-You’ll have access to outstanding training offered internally.

-You’ll be supported all the way throughout the programme by an experienced line manager and mentor.

Apprenticeships are a great way to gain a qualification whilst working. If you meet the above criteria and are interested in developing your skills whilst working then apply without delay!

Closing date for completed applications:1st November 2018 Interviews will be held on: 13th November 2018

Please not, there will be a short test as part of the interview process.

Our commitments:

At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing. After a qualifying period you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours, if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.

We value diversity in all its facets, including gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation and identity. When it comes to finding a diverse balance for our senior positions, we have decided to address gender and ethnicity first. As such we are committed to offering an interview to at least one BAME and one female candidate for all senior leadership positions if they fulfil the role criteria.

We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion as a Stonewall Top 100 employer, and a Disability Confident (Committed) employer.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.

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Job location

29-35 W Ham Ln, London, UK