Apprentice Accounts & Administrative Assistant Riley Moss Ltd

This administrative role involves various tasks that arise during the day-to-day running of an office i.e. answering phone calls, booking meetings, managing office housekeeping and assisting the partners.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    35 hours a week – 9am to 5pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A full time vacancy (35 hours a week) at a corporate accountancy firm with offices in Preston. The successful applicant will be able to gain valuable accounting experience with an aim to complete the AAT course. Full training will be provided and the role will involve helping the accounts team and taking part in basic accountancy and book keeping work.

The role will also involve assisting the administrative team with day to day office tasks including secretarial work, answering telephone calls, typing, post out etc., raising invoices to clients, liaising with accounts teams and recording messages/notes.

This is a great developmental opportunity to gain experience in an established and successful accountancy practice working with a range of clients in different business sectors. There are plenty of opportunities for advancement for the successful applicant. Riley Moss is partner led, therefore the training will be directly from senior members of the Riley Moss team. All training will be at a very high standard

  • Full AAT Training
  • Basic Book-keeping work
  • Basic Accounts Prep
  • Date Inputting
  • Personal Assistant to Partners
  • Answering Phone calls
  • Managing office house-keeping
  • Sending Emails
  • Booking Meetings
  • Managing credit control
  • Preparing invoices
  • Internal Book-keeping
  • Overall Administrative assistance
  • Greeting Clients

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent keyboard skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Accuracy
  • Strong and effective written and numerical skills
  • Numerical, with an analytical approach
  • Computer literate with experience of using Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Past experience with use of Microsoft software including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • High level of mathematical skills
  • Desirable to have had past office work experience in an accountancy/finance environment

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Punctual
  • Corporate
  • Professional
  • Smart in appearance
  • Good attendance
  • Well organised
  • Polite
  • Able to work towards deadlines

Qualifications required

  • A minimum of 6 GCSEs with Maths and English at a minimum of C or equivalent
  • AS/A Levels or equivalent preferable but not essential

Future prospects

Progression to Level 4.

Things to consider

In order to progress your application, it is essential that you email Runshaw College your current CV. Please forward as a word document to WE CANNOT PROGRESS YOUR APPLICATION UNTIL WE RECEIVE YOUR UP-TO-DATE CV Please note: this vacancy may close before the closing date if the employer deems sufficient application forms have been received. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour (From April 1st 2017 this will be increasing to £3.50 per hour). 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

Riley Moss is a corporate accountancy firm with offices in Manchester and Preston. Established for 20 years. Riley Moss provides services which include, accountancy, tax planning, forensic accounting, taxation, consultancy, business advisory, book-keeping, financial planning and insolvency.


Riley Moss Ltd


Riley House

183-185 North Road



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Training provider

Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework to include NVQ Technical Certificate, Employer Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Runshaw College


Nikki Perry 01772 643008

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017