Financial Services Administration Assistant Apprentice HAWSONS WEALTH MANAGEMENT LIMITED

Are you an organised person with great IT skills? Hawson Wealth Management are looking for a motivated individual to join them as a business administration apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic people to kick start their career within a fast paced and well established company.

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mon - Fri 9:00 - 17:15

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The business administration apprenticeship role will include:

  • Answering the telephone and transferring calls.
  • Greeting and looking after visitors.
  • Setting and typing up documents such as letters and reports.
  • Keeping computer records up to date and filing.
  • Setting up meetings and taking minutes.
  • Managing staff appointments and making travel arrangements.
  • Dealing with post.
  • Stationery orders


There will also be the chance to progress onto higher levels and consequently deal with more advanced responsibilities and duties.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Familiar with Excel and Word (preferable), be able to take guidance/instruction.
  • Computer skills.
  • An interest in the financial sector would be an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Well presented, smart, articulate
  • Be able to work within a team and on own initiative
  • Happy to mix with other members of staff and liaise with the larger accountancy practice

Qualifications required

  • Maths and English Grade C + (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Progress to more responsible administrator, help with research for the financial advisers, help with compliance tasks, invoicing, chasing fees, credit control. Permanent position would be considered on completion of satisfactory course.

About the employer

Financial services company providing protection, investment and pension advice. Hawsons Wealth Management Limited provides a complete range of financial services for individuals and businesses, including private pension scheme advice, inheritance tax planning, investments advice, help with workplace pensions and auto enrolment and independent financial advice in Sheffield, Doncaster and Northampton. As fully independent, highly experienced professional advisers we are in the best position to be able to provide a tailored solution for corporate and personal financial services and investment advice, linked with specialist tax planning advice from the experts at Hawsons Chartered Accountants.




Pegasus House

463A Glossop Road


S10 2QD

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Training provider

Full on-the-job training and support will be provided to enable the successful applicant to undertake the full range of duties required of the role.

In addition, training will also be provided towards the Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 2 through in-house delivery.

The Business Administration Level 2 consists of the following:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Business Administration
  • Technical certificate
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in Literacy and Numeracy

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babington Business College


Julie Oxley 01332 345450

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Closing date: 02 Sep 2017