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Business Administrator Apprentice ACCUMULUS ACCOUNTING LTD

Following the rapid growth of our business, we are looking for two ambitious and enthusiastic apprentices to join our team based in Peterborough.

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Closing date: 24 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.35

    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, 8am until 4pm. The salary for this role will be continuously reviewed throughout the term of the apprenticeship.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    31 May 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001795138

  • Positions

    2 available

About Accumulus:

Accumulus Accounting is a family owned and managed business with the core aim of delivering a personal service to all our clients, ably supported by a friendly, knowledgeable and approachable team of accountants and administrators. As well as delivering the highest levels of service, we pride ourselves on our ability to be agile and flexible, using standard tools available within the modern accountancy world, working with the latest accounting systems

Specialising in the Hospitality Trade, our paperless approach enables us to deliver a personal service across the entire country. Following the rapid growth of our business, we are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic apprentice to join our team.

Duties & responsibilities:

Assisting the Accounts Administration team through:

Account Receivable:

  • Processing Sales Ledgers
  • Reconciling the accounts using Xero

Accounts Payable:

  • Producing monthly pay runs
  • Chasing outstanding invoices with hotels & suppliers
  • Marking off invoices when paid
  • Communicating with the clients and suppliers via email & telephone

Payroll:

  • Collating & processing weekly/monthly payroll information
  • Entry and reconciliation of the accounts using Xero
  • Communicating with the clients via email & telephone

Salary: £4.30 per hour (continuously reviewed throughout the term of the apprenticeship).

COVID-19 considerations:

Hand sanitiser is available throughout the office as well as personal workspace cleaning materials.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong IT skills including Word & Excel
  • Exceptional and confident communication skills in English both spoken and written
  • Highly organised with accurate attention to detail using structured systems and processes

Personal qualities

  • Effective communicator
  • Initiative and proactive, hardworking approach
  • Proactive positive attitude with the ability to work under pressure
  • Friendly, enthusiastic to do a high-quality job always, team player

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 GCSEs (or equivalent) C/4 & above including maths, English & ICT is essential 

Future prospects

We are passionate about our people and therefore having the right person is essential.

With this in mind, it is our intention to continuously develop our people by creating opportunities for growth. We will always aim to promote from within.

Things to consider

COVID-19 considerations:

Hand sanitiser is available throughout the office as well as personal workspace cleaning materials.


About the employer

Accumulus Accounting is a family owned and managed business with over 40 years’ experience.

Mike, who has been an accountant all his life, was joined by his sons, Sam and Tom, in 2013 to strengthen the business as we developed our hospitality specialism and created the Accumulus brand.

Employer

ACCUMULUS ACCOUNTING LTD

Address

Unit 4

Accent Park

Bakewell Road

Peterborough

PE2 6XS

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Training

Training provider

City College Peterborough

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City College Peterborough

Contact

Kim Morrissey apprenticeships@citycollegepeterborough.ac.uk

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Training will be provided by City College Peterborough. Training is work-based meaning you spend the majority of time within the workplace, but will be released into college periodically if needed
  • You would also work towards the Level 3 Business Administrator standard and also functional skills (if needed)

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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