Business Administration Apprentice Straughans Ltd

We are a chartered accountants established for over 50 years in Durham looking for an apprentice to join the team.

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    8:30am - 5:00pm Monday- Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Analysis of client records and training in accounts
  • Using IT to produce various documents and complete accounting duties
  • Postal duties and operate filing systems
  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Operating telephone and door access systems
  • Making appointments with clients and diary management.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  •  They should have the desire to progress and willing to learn.

Personal qualities

  • Applicants should be friendly and have a pleasent personality.

Qualifications required

  • A-D GCSE grades requried in Maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

Possible progression onto accounting apprenticeship or advanced Business Administration.

Things to consider

Applicants should be punctual and ensure they can arrive for 8:30 start. The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Chester Le Street based accountancy practice straughans can provide a solution to all of your accountancy requirements.


Straughans Ltd


Portland House

Belmont Business Park



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Training provider

  • NVQ level 2 in Business Administration
  • Functional skills if applicable. 

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Access Training Ltd


Olivia Davies

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2017