Trainee Accountant & Administration Apprentice Gross Klein Wood

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and thriving company that offers a varied and exciting role. Gross Klein Wood are looking for a trainee accounts and administration apprentice including all aspects of office admin.

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Closing date: 12 Nov 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 - Fri 9:00 - 5:30

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Accounts role will consist of:

  • Payroll
  • Bookeeping and VAT
  • General admin duties
  • Assisting with admin
  • Engagement with clients
  • Filing/scanning of papers
  • Working towards deadlines
  • Updating information onto databases.

There will also be the chance to progress onto higher levels and consequently deal with more advanced responsibilities and duties.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Competent in Microsoft packages
  • Confident in speaking to people over the phone
  • Good organisational skills
  • To be able to prioritise workloads
  • Good written communication
  • The ability to use own initiative
  • Motivated and enthusiastic

Personal qualities

  • Loyal
  • Committed
  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • Good time keeping
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Positive attitude

Qualifications required

GCSE English & Maths A* - C or equivalent.

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, this company will be looking to keep the apprentice on full time. There will also be the potential to progress onto higher level apprenticeships.

About the employer

Founded in 2001 by Martin Wood and Howard Gross, Gross Klein Wood are a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants based in central Peterborough. Gross Klein Wood provide accountancy, taxation, payroll, bookkeeping and business services for a wide variety of clients in the Peterborough, Cambridgeshire area and, with the advances in modern technology, clients across the UK.


Gross Klein Wood



Park Road



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Training provider

Full on-the-job training and support will be provided to enable the successful applicant to undertake the full range of duties required of the role.

In addition, training will also be provided towards the Apprenticeship in Accounts Level 3 through either in-house delivery or center based delivery.

The Accounts Level 3 consists of the following:

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in The Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship T
  • Technical certificate in AAT 3
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in Literacy and Numeracy (If Required)

Apprenticeship standard

Accounting > Assistant Accountant

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babington Business College


Natalie Jones 01332345450

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Closing date: 12 Nov 2017