Now’s your chance to apply for an apprenticeship with Aston Martin Formula One Team

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Aston Martin Formula One Team, based at Silverstone, have just announced an exciting opportunity to join as an apprentice in the Finance department.

 

Job Description courtesy of Aston Martin Formula One Team:

For 2021, a new chapter awaits, as Racing Point becomes Aston Martin F1 Team – marking sixty years since this iconic brand last raced in Formula 1 as a factory team. To succeed in its mission, the team is looking for talented individuals who share our passion for racing and competition.

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will be split with 9 months in one position in a Sales Ledger Role, followed by 9 months in a second position as Business Partner Support Role.

One role is to ensure that the Team’s sales ledger is maintained, working with the commercial team to ensure that invoices are raised in line within agreed timescales. In addition, this role has responsibility for cashbook accounting, administration of petty cash, involvement in the VAT return preparation, preparation and submission of intrastat reporting, monthly balance sheet reconciliations and other ad-hoc tasks.

The other role is to support the Finance Business Partner with providing the team with accurate and insightful financial analysis and forecasting in order to improve decision making capabilities.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 – AAT
Training delivered from Kaplan

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential opportunity to continue onto a further qualification.

 


 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Microsoft Excel

Qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
    GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential

Things to consider

The factory location is not easily accessed by public transport. It would be beneficial for the candidate to have access to their own vehicle.
 

Annual Wage

£16,500.00

Working week

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch.
Total hours per week: 40

Expected duration

18 Months

Possible start date

01 Mar 2021

Apprenticeship level

Advanced
Level 3 (A level)

Positions available

2 available

Closing Date: 15th February 2021

To find out more and to apply, click here: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/1000009852


 

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