QA Ltd

Finance Apprentice

Ref: 81977
Programme: Scotland | Digital Applications
Location: Suite 9 Fairfield, 1048 Govan Road, Glasgow, G51 4XS
Salary: £16,506 per annum
Closing date: 12/04/2023

As part of the Iona Community Finance Team you will be working Home-based, but with regular work in the office in Glasgow and occasional UK travel – including to the islands. This new role offers the suitable person the opportunity to work and gain experience in the wide-ranging work of the Iona Community.

You will be expected to, when fully trained, provide cover for other members of the Team.  You will provide an excellent level of service to the Iona Community’s membership and the general public.

The Team supports the Mainland operations of the Iona Community, including Finance, Membership, Recruitment and HR, Events, General Administration, Island Centres Accommodation Bookings and administration for Wild Goose Publications.

Whilst having the flexibility of working from home predominantly, you will be opt into the company’s Nest pension scheme. You will be part of a small however, experienced team, who will be fully supportive in your professional development. During your first year with The Iona Community you will be working towards your SCQF 6 Apprenticeship in Digital Applications support – working alongside our industry leading training provider QA!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process purchase ledger invoices and input to accounting system (Xero)
  • Process sales order invoices and match to booking system (Xero)
  • Assist with cross-checking cash expenses and input to accounting system (Xero)
  • Assist with finance reconciliation processes
  • Assist with general finance duties and enquiries as and when required
  • To deal with incoming correspondence, responding where possible and forwarding to the appropriate department for further action as required
  • To assist in all areas of Central Administration

Person Specification:

  • Willingness to learn
  • Brings enthusiasm and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Able to communicate calmly, professionally and positively by telephone, email, online and by letter
  • Ability to exercise a sense of urgency and work under pressure
  • Provide excellent service
  • Be a proactive team worker
  • General understanding and passion for the community
  • Passion for Finance and good IT understanding

Important Information:
“QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

For more information about QA Apprenticeships, please visit our website. Note: This advert may close early if a suitable candidate is found before the advertised close date is reached.