Business Admin Apprentice - Finance

Essar Oil
Ellesmere Port
Salary in accordance with apprenticeship government rates
21 Oct 2019
11 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Admin Apprentice - Finance

Ellesmere Port

Salary in accordance with apprenticeship government rates


About the Company

Essar Oil UK is a leading UK-focussed downstream energy company whose main asset is the Stanlow Manufacturing Complex, one of the most advanced refineries in Europe and situated close to the major cities of Liverpool and Manchester.  Stanlow is a key strategic national asset, annually producing over 16% of the UK’s road transport fuels, while playing an important part in Britain’s petrochemical industry by providing key feedstocks.   


The business is a major supplier in the North West and beyond with customers including most of the major retail brands operated by international oil companies and supermarkets, Manchester Airport, leading commercial airlines and the region’s trains and buses.


The business covers crude and product trading, refinery operations, HSE implementation, maintenance support and technological services, together with marketing and retail activities.  Our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy working conditions and following the best operating practices to protect the environment underpins everything we do.  


We employ over 900 highly trained and loyal staff, who are at the heart of everything we do.  The company has an embedded safety culture, technically challenging work across the different parts of the business and some of the best training available in the energy industry.


The Role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Business Admin Apprentice within the Finance Department to act as a focal point for business administration, providing support and ensuring a first class service is delivered. Within this role you will have also work towards a Level 3 Business Administration Diploma.

The role will have a wide scope and will be a key part of the finance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for data accuracy, overseeing daily stock reporting and producing hedging reports. Acting as the principal contact with the Inventory Monetisation (IM) provider, you’ll deal with any queries or disputes on invoices and settlements whilst keeping up-to-date with shipping & trading. Further tasks will include administrative responsibilities including month end reporting, scanning and filing for the team.


About You

Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 A Levels, one being in a business related subject and be someone who ideally has some finance experience including data handling & invoicing. 

Knowledge of using MS Office is essential combined with the ability to balance a number of priorities across the finance team as well as prioritising & managing your own workload successfully. Excellent communication skills are vital as well as good attention to detail and a positive approach to working.


Apprenticeship / Finance / Business / A Level / Data / Invoicing