Finance Apprenticeship

Romsey, United Kingdom (UK), Roke [000431]

Field(s) of expertise
Business Administration and Finance
Job type

About this job

Roke is a world-class technology and engineering consultancy. Roke delivers advanced research, development services and products to high profile customers who come to Roke with varied and challenging problems to solve.

We are now looking for an advanced level apprentice to join the Finance team to support the business. You will have an exciting and busy role with opportunities for progression within the team and the business as a whole. Your duties will be varied, with touchpoints throughout the entire finance team.

These challenging development roles combine practical on the job training alongside studying towards a CIMA certification in Business Accounting.


Some of your duties will include:

  • Assisting with the Fixed Asset process.
  • Updating trackers and gain PM approval.
  • Invoicing customers once approval is gained.
  • Completing monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Assisting with the payment of supplier invoices.
  • Preparing and completing quarterly VAT submissions.
  • Assisting with annual internal and external financial audit.
  • Collating information for the preparation of the annual insurance questionnaire.
  • Supporting the annual budget and monthly forecasts processes, including accounting and reporting.
  • Completing project and business overhead cost variance analysis.
  • Preparing the annual PSA declaration, with support from HR.
  • Ensuring monthly/quarterly ONS form completions.
  • Undertaking any ad-hoc duties: petty cash, charities, awards, office records archiving.


Skills required

  • Good communication skills.
  • Confident, proactive, enthusiastic nature
  • Strong organiser with the ability to prioritise and work under pressure
  • Good IT Skills (MS Office, Excel and Word)


Qualifications required

GCSE grades A-C in Maths and EnglishA Levels or NVQ Level 3 in Maths, Humanities or Science subjects?



This position offers an attractive salary and benefits package, including bonus scheme, flexi-time, private medical insurance and pension, along with a whole host of flexible benefits including access to the Roke Sports and Social Club, onsite gym and access to our 22 acres of grounds.

We are committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Our working environment is friendly, creative and inclusive. We can accommodate flexible working arrangements, and support a diverse work-force and those with additional needs.



Due to the nature of the company, candidates must be willing to undergo, and be eligible to achieve HMG security clearance (prior to appointment). As a result, candidates should ideally be a British Citizen however you can hold another nationality and have resided in the UK for the last 5 years.

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