RSK Group plc

Apprentice Finance Assistant

Contract Type
Helsby, Cheshire


The RSK Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy and services provider servicing a wide range of property, manufacturing, oil, gas and energy clients. Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference. 


This position would ideally suit someone who is interested in a career in finance. You will be trained in various aspects of finance and administration and work alongside colleagues to assist in the following supervised duties.   


Apprentice Finance Assistant - Helsby, Cheshire


Key responsibilities:

  • Input of supplier invoices and employee expenses onto the purchase ledger system
  • Checking expense claim receipts against the company expense policy and claiming vat in line with HMRC guidance
  • CIS
  • Dealing with supplier requests for payment and supplier queries
  • Weekly supplier and expense payments
  • Filing and scanning supplier invoices and expenses with receipts
  • Daily bank reconciliations, dealing with sterling, euro and dollar bank accounts
  • Maintaining mileage records
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Raising inter-company sales invoices
  • Maintaining cash flow spreadsheet to be kept up to date with payments
  • Any other adhoc duties 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE Grades A* to C including Maths and English
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to analyse and interpret
  • Team player
  • Can show initiative
  • Self motivated
  • Approachable 

Salary and Benefits

  • £14,000 per annum plus sponsorship to study the AAT Accounting qualification on day release
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development 

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.


As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.


Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.


All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. 


RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.


For more information, please call Kate Pine, HR Advisor on 01928 726006 or email


RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer




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