Business Administration & Payroll Apprentice Unw Llp

UNW is currently looking for an enthusiastic Business Administration Apprentice to work within our Payroll Bureau, the successful candidate will be joining a successful and fast growing professional services firm. You should have good IT, literacy and numerical skills, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

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Closing date: 11 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    9.00am - 5.30pm Monday to Thursday 9.00am -5.00pm Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties Include:

  • Assist with processing weekly and monthly payroll for employers of varying sizes and complexities
  •  Assist with pension data gathering and distributing of data to pension providers
  •  Work with the team to get to know clients’ needs and build relationships
  • Assist with organising client files and ensuring they’re kept up to date
  • General administrative duties such as photocopying, filing and scanning documents
  •  Answering the telephone and eventually dealing with client queries

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Applicants should have good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team and willingness to provide the best service possible.

Personal qualities

Applicants should have:

  • A flexible approach to tasks required to allow for support with team responsibilities.
  • Have an organised, thorough and diligent approach to work, with the ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Act in a trustworthy capacity at all times and demonstrate a high level of integrity.

Qualifications required

  • Applicants should be highly numerate with a high degree of attention to detail. Must have achieved GCSE’s in Maths and English at grades A – C or grades 8 – 4 (if new version of GCSE’s have been taken) or equivalent. An IT qualification would be desirable. Applicants should have good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (particularly Excel and Outlook).

Future prospects

• Initially a 3 year contract to be reviewed at the end of the term with the view to becoming permanent. • Applicants that are shortlisted will be required to attend a 3 day voluntary work trial with some assessment activities. This will include work experience within the department, a numeracy & literacy assessment and completion of a personality questionnaire. •There are many social events arranged for staff such as away days, team building activities etc. •Other benefits to include company pension scheme, death in service life insurance cover, access to many discounts etc

Things to consider

Please ensure that you can travel to this employer for a 9am start

About the employer

UNW is a leading independent firm of chartered accountants delivering a broad range of accountancy and advisory services to our clients. We act for entrepreneurial businesses of all shapes and sizes, for charities and “not for profit” entities as well as for many individuals. We differentiate ourselves from others on the basis of expertise, service and value and, individually and collectively, we aspire to be the best at what we do. Although based in the North East, we have a demonstrable national and international capability. As a business we have also demonstrated a willingness and capability to invest in people, services and technology to ensure we meet our clients’ needs now and in the future. Most importantly we are willing to invest time.


Unw Llp



St. James Boulevard

Newcastle Upon Tyne


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Training provider

  • NVQ level 2 in Business Admin and possible 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