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Apprentice Payroll Administrator (33841) Freedman Frankl & Taylor

This role gives the successful candidate an exciting opportunity to begin a career working in a payroll bureau. As a general chartered accountancy practice, the role will give the candidate exposure to a wide range of industries and client types.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9am and 3pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    06 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A normal day would include:

  • Processing and submission of payrolls including RTI
  • Completing autoenrollment submissions
  • Processing payments for employees

Administrative tasks within the payroll department, this will include:

  • Learning about various tax calculations, statutory payments (maternity, sick pay etc
  • Using and becoming skilled on our systems to manage and monitor customer and vendor (supplier) data well as MS Office
  • Using Excel and helping to produce accurate documents in compliance with our procedures
  • Handle confidential customer information as per our procedures and GDPR regulations
  • Communicating effectively internally, seeking advice when necessary, being supportive and making recommendations for improvements or presenting solutions where appropriate
  • Communicating with clients over the telephone and maintaining ongoing contact with client
  • Writing emails or letters to help answer customer queries
  • Inputting data and recording information accurately
  • Taking responsibility for the work you carry out
  • Learn and understand the relevant legislation that applies to us and the work we do
  • Develop your own goals and objectives that contribute to the growth of the company
  • Ad hoc duties could include and general tidying up, filing, shredding, photocopying, and scanning and general office responsibilities
  • Proactive in understanding what needs to be done, and on what timeframe
  • Multitasking effectively, and able to move quickly from one task to another with a high level of detail
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to maintain calm under pressure
  • Highly organised
  • Communicating and liaising with clients via phone/email• All work will be reviewed by the payroll supervisor

What you could go on to do
A candidate who progresses well within the role will have the opportunity to expand their exposure to more complex, larger clients and calculations and will be expected to advise clients on certain matters. 

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there 
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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills and works well in a team environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills and willing to have a go at new challenges
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude to learning and personal development
  • Open and willing to discuss personal progression

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs including maths & English A-C/9-4

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

About the employer

The firm is a long-established Manchester city centre-based practice which focuses on building long lasting client relationships and ensures its clients have a personal relationship with their allocated partner. 

Our busy accounts team are embracing ongoing technological changes accelerated by the pandemic. Therefore you can expect lots of exposure and the opportunity to learn fast, supported by the team around you.


Freedman Frankl & Taylor



King Street West


M3 2PJ

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Training provider

The Growth Company

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced  Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 qualification in Business Admin.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Sep 2021