Reception and Admin Apprentice Alextra Group Limited

Alextra Group in Crewe, require a Reception and Admin Apprentice to provide general support to the Administration Department of a local Accounts practice.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £132.00 - £210.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We require a confident and friendly person for a front of house role at our busy Accountants practice.

Duties to include;

  • Answering the telephone to external callers, dealing with calls
  • Taking messages
  • Greeting visitors (clients, suppliers etc)
  • Scanning incoming post
  • Printing letters
  • Franking outgoing post
  • Providing drink refreshments for clients
  • Scanning and filing documents
  • Providing general support to the Admin Team as required.

You must be well presented and smart with a confident telephone manner and good communication skills.  Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, friendly, adaptable and self-motivated with excellent attention to detail.  You should be computer literate with knowledge of Word, Excel & Outlook and have Maths and English GCSE Grade C or above.  Full training will be given on the telephone, internal software packages and our internal procedures.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is eager to learn admin procedures in a busy office environment, with the potential to gain experience and work your way up.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Good use of verbal and written English
  • Tact, and the ability to deal with difficult situations
  • IT skills, experience in Word and Excel preferable.
  • Good use of written and verbal English
  • Meeting and greeting, directing calls
  • Filing and scanning
  • Greeting visitors (clients, suppliers etc)
  • General admin duties as reasonably directed

Personal qualities

  • Well presented and smart
  • Self starter
  • Friendly and adaptable
  • Reliable / Good Timekeeper
  • Enthusiastic and Positive thinking

Qualifications required

  • GCSE English (Grade A-C, 4+) or the equivalent

Future prospects

Progression onto further Apprenticeship programmes Full-time position may be available after successful completion of the Apprenticeship process

Things to consider

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About the employer

Here at Alextra, we are a leading practice of Accountants in the Crewe, Cheshire area, providing trusted advice and value added services to businesses and individuals. At Alextra, we provide a cost effective, high value solution to meet all of your financial needs. Our team works hard to get to know you and understand your business in order to deliver timely advice on how to improve your business and personal wealth. Our range of services includes the traditional audit and accounts preparation, payroll, book-keeping, VAT returns, PAYE, company formations and preparation of Tax Returns. In addition, to enable us to achieve our stated aim, we offer a wider range of business advisory and added value services to comprehensively meet our clients professional service requirements.


Alextra Group Limited


Unit 7-9

Macon Court

Herald Drive



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Training provider

  • Business Administration Level 2.
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English where required.
  • Personal development.
  • Training will be given on the telephone and internal software packages.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017