Business Administration Apprentice HUXLEY JOHNSTON LTD

Huxley Corporate Finance based in Tarporley, Cheshire is searching for a Business Administration/Accounts Apprentice.

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon to Thurs- 9am-5pm. Fri – 9am -4.00pm. Half an hour lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Huxley Corporate Finance based in Tarporley, Cheshire is searching for a Business Administration/Accounts Apprentice.

The person applying for this role needs to be of a hard working nature and willing to work in a team.

If you are self-motivated and enjoy working as part of a team, have excellent communication and organisational skills then we want to hear from you

This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to work in a professional, challenging and rewarding environment where the standards set are consistently high.

Day to day responsibilities to include:

  • First point of telephone Contact for the team, clients, Suppliers and customers
  • Identifying urgent calls and passing on messages/dealing with enquiries in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Meeting and greeting visitors, including attendance register
  • Data management information into both manual and electronic systems
  • Managing and organising purchase invoices.
  • Checking supplier statements & contacting supplier for copy
  • General Administration, including post, photocopying, scanning, filing and retrieval of information both paper and electronic
  • Maintain a high level of security & Confidentiality of data
  • General cleaning duties to maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Assist in maintaining own and others health, safety and security

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication - internal & external.
  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • IT skills - proficient in Microsoft Office i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Ability to take instruction and follow-up.
  • Able as a team member and independently using own initiative.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Growth into an administration accounts role.

Personal qualities

  • Friendly.
  • Reliable.
  • Good timekeeper.
  • Positive approach to work.
  • Good team player.
  • Be a good communicator.
  • Like working with internal & external team.
  • Have a can do attitude.
  • Want to learn.
  • Be flexible.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE at grade C or above in Maths and English or equivalent.

Future prospects

Potential for full time position for the right person following successful completion of the apprenticeship process.

Things to consider

Please check public transport routes: Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

A firm of Chartered Certified Accountants and Registered Auditors based in Malpas, providing professional accountancy, audit and taxation services across Cheshire, Shropshire, North East Wales and beyond. We understand the benefits gained by our clients from building close and long lasting working relationships and have established a loyal and diverse client base ranging from Construction to Agriculture and from Engineering to Leisure & Retail sectors. This provides us with a wide understanding of business needs as well as specialist knowledge of numerous business sectors. We provide pragmatic advice and solutions tailored to our clients respective needs. At Huxley Johnston our drive to understand your business and its needs means we are better placed than most to assist businesses seeking to develop effectively.




Aqua House

Hampton Heath Industrial Estate


SY14 8LY

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Training provider

  • Administration Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Functional Skills in English Level 1
  • Functional Skills in Maths Level 1

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017