Finance Apprentice

Tetra Tech
Full Time
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description

Are you looking for an exciting, interesting job role which can turn into a successful career helping shape the world we live in?

If you’re ambitious, innovative, and practically-minded we may be able to help

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting services with experts across a wide variety of disciplines from project managers, engineers, surveyors and town planners to environmental specialists, asset management professionals and more.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do! They help our clients succeed, our business prosper and the communities we work in thrive.

We need the very best people to maintain our position as a market leader. This includes those taking their first steps onto the career ladder – after all you are the future of our industry and if you’ve got ideas and ambition, we want to hear from you!

If you join Tetra Tech as an Apprentice not only will you get to work on exciting, ground-breaking projects from day 1, you will also be given support to grow in your chosen discipline as well as training to develop the core skills needed to succeed in the corporate world. This is all part of our early careers programme – as is the chance to connect with others also starting out in their career, access to mentoring, Chartership support & bonuses and more.

Job Description:

This is a front office finance role reporting to the Finance Manager within the Management Accounts team covering a range of management accounting functions. A flexible working pattern and attitude is required to meet the demands of the business at key dates in the financial calendar.

The successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining such items as bank accounts, reconciliations and Adhoc pieces of financial reporting.

A key aspect of the role will be the development of positive working relationships with other teams such as credit control, client services and operational finance in the UK and further afield.

This position will include day release to complete a fully funded Level 2 Accounts apprenticeship.

Your Role

In order to be considered for the post, candidates should have the following.

  • Previous administrative experience in a similar role, or clear evidence of an ability to be able to grow quickly into such a role.

  • An understanding of finance would be advantageous.

  • Good communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels, both internally and externally.

  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

  • High level of accuracy and speed required.

  • Good organisational skills.

  • Self-motivated and driven but with the ability to work as part of a larger team.

  • Must have a flexible approach and attitude to meet the peak demands of the business.

  • Ability to always operate in a professional manner, and in line with business practice and policy.

  • Computer literate with a sound working knowledge of relevant software packages, notably Microsoft Excel.

Qualifications/Skills requirements

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths & English - grade 4 or above (or equivalent)

About You

  • In order to be considered for the post, candidates should demonstrate the following.

  • Collaborating

  • Communicating Effectively

  • Continuously Improving

  • Delivering Results

  • Focusing on our Clients

  • The ability to manage and prioritise workload to ensure essential items are processed in line with strict deadlines

  • Maintaining a high level of accuracy and working efficiently.

  • To be able to work independently and as part of a wider team, asking for clarification to improve understanding.

  • Having an interest in finance.

Making everybody feel welcome at Tetra Tech is important to us – because everybody is welcome! We are working hard to be a business where people can not only be themselves but can celebrate who they are and what they bring to our organisation. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, medical condition or any other individual need, we'd be happy to talk to you about making reasonable adjustments to our application and selection process that will enable you to be your best.

We are one of the only consultancies to have adopted a fully flexible working arrangement where employees have the choice of how, when and where they work caveated only by the requirement to fulfil our clients’ requirements. The focus on our people doesn’t end there though, with mental health first aiders, wellbeing & fitness challenges, diversity & inclusion interest groups and lunch and learns sessions from guest speakers as well as a comprehensive flexible benefits selection and a day off for your birthday we want all our employees to be proud to work for Tetra Tech.

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