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Accounts & Payroll Assistant Apprentice Accounting Direct Plus Ltd

Join our leading accounting business in Palmers Green, North London. You will part of a small team and will develop your accounting skills, gain your Level 3 Accounting (AAT) qualification, whilst gaining experience with a successful accountancy firm.

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Closing date: 20 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

General Duties:

  • Input changes to the payroll system i.e. salary changes, department changes, tax codes, third party payments etc.
  • Calculate hours worked from time and attendance reports and Input to the payroll system
  • Calculate holiday pay and input to payroll system

Duties include:

  • Process all payment information to ensure timely payments to employees
  • Run Weekly & Monthly payrolls
  • Preparation of relevant reports
  • Maintain electronic payslip system
  • Maintaining payroll records for benefits & pension purposes and administering changes where necessary
  • Dealing with general pay and tax queries

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages e.g. Excel and Word
  • Fully operational in both spoken and written English
  • Experienced IT user
  • Intermediate Excel skills

Personal qualities

  • Strong communication skills, ability to deal with clients
  • Good team player
  • Ability to learn fast and to take initiatives

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE English and maths at grades A* - C or Level 9 - 4 
  • 3 other GCSEs of the same grade band or qualifications of the equivalent

Future prospects

  • If the applicant is successful they can go on to a Level 4 Apprenticeship or into further training or employment

Things to consider

  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

ADPL is one of the leading accountancy firms in the country. Over the course of 20 years, we have collated an unrivalled knowledge, unparalleled attention to detail and unmatched service for our clients.

We're determined to maintain our proud reputation of reliability & efficiency. 

Accounting Direct Plus is recognised as an ACCA practice and is regulated by ACCA.

We are requested and under an obligation to train our members of the team on an annual basis to ensure our team is up to date. For this purposes, we have a training contract with HAT Training company.


Accounting Direct Plus Ltd



Green Lanes


N13 4XS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FIRST RUNG


Beverley Woodhouse 07805980150

  • Level 3 AAT (Assistant Accountant) Apprenticeship Standard Qualification
  • Any other relevant training on the job
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if applicable)

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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