Finance Support Apprentice

Closing Date: 6th November, 2019

Interview Date: 13th November, 2019

Hours per week: Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Band and salary range:  £8863pa

18 Months Fixed Term Post


Rowcroft Hospice serves the people of South Devon by providing specialist care to patients with progressive, life limiting illnesses.  We are passionate about ‘taking care further’.  We would like you to join our Finance Department which is a Six staff team (five plus this vacant position.)  The finance function within Rowcroft is to ensure the organisation is financially sound and to support and assists all Executive and Heads of Department with their financial requirements and queries.

This post is to maintain the organisation’s Purchase Order System direct ordering, supporting the Finance Assistants, and to assist in the smooth running of the finance department.  Your main duties will consist of creating purchase orders and ordering directly from our suppliers, liaising with members of staff regarding paperwork and correct authorisations.  Matching invoices with purchase orders and delivery notes, statement reconciliation and dealing with queries.  Processing daily banking (counting money & collection pots,) opening post, issuing stationery and filing.

You must possess GCSE Maths & English, grade c or above, have high standard of accuracy, ability to work to deadlines, good organisational skills, and excellent communication skills at all levels with the ability to work as part of a team.  Previous experience of Excel, Word and computerised accounting software would be advantageous but not essential as training will be provided.

You will receive all internal training to carry out this position and you will also be attending South Devon College one day a week to complete your AAT certificate in accounting level 2/3.  You will receive 27 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and we also offer free parking.  There are many benefits to being a Rowcroft employee, for more details of staff benefits, please look on our website under ‘Careers’.

For more information please contact Robyn Meagor, Senior Finance Officer on (01803) 210843. Please apply online at the National Apprenticeship Website.

Rowcroft Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Rowcroft Hospice – Rowcroft House Foundation Ltd
Avenue Road, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5LS
Registered Charity No. 282723

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