Administration Apprentice Stopfords (Chesterfield) LLP

A fantastic new apprentice position has arisen at this local chartered accounts and business advisers firm. They are looking for an exceptional candidate to assist in the day-to-day running of the administration department.

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Closing date: 16 Oct 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 – Friday 9am-5pm (1hr unpaid lunch)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Stopford Associates are expanding their team with a career minded apprentice. Are you organised? Eager to learn? APPLY TODAY to begin this varied role and exciting career! 

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Answering telephone calls in a polite and friendly manner taking accurate information and messages
  • Greeting clients and welcoming them to the office
  • Making client appointments and managing the diary
  • Photocopying and scanning documentation and correspondence
  • Filing and retrieving documentation and maintaining an organized and accurate filling system
  • Responsible for all inbound and out bound post
  • Monitoring and ordering office and stationery supplies

A full list of duties is available upon request.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Good organisation skills
  • Good keyboard/typing skills

Personal qualities

  • Mature attitude
  • Smart in appearance
  • Responsible
  • Strong work ethic
  • High levels of motivation
  • Excellent telephone manner

Qualifications required

GCSE’s Grade C (4) or above in English, maths and ICT or equivalent.

Future prospects

For the right person, there is an excellent opportunity to pursue a structured career.

About the employer

Established in 1994, Stopford Associates is an experienced and trusted firm of chartered accountants and business advisers committed to helping your business grow and succeed. Our goal is to provide a personal and professional approach together with a reliable and dedicated service to our clients every need. As a result we have developed an excellent reputation in North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire, combining traditional values with forward thinking to offer a different kind of accountancy firm in the area.


Stopfords (Chesterfield) LLP





S40 1NH

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Training provider

You will receive a combination of on and off the job training to give you the skills, knowledge and understanding to gain a Diploma in Business and Administration. Where you do not have Grades A-C in a relevant subject, you will work towards Functional skills in maths, English and ICT as well as developing your knowledge of employee rights and responsibilities, personal learning, and thinking skills alongside your qualifications.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Chamber Commerce


Lauren Moore 03333200333

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017