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Business Administration Apprentice Genius Professional Services Limited

With the appropriate training, supervision and guidance, provide efficient and effective admin support to the payroll and payment’s team by assisting with processing of company contractor payrolls through online timesheet pay/bill system with links to sales & purchase ledgers in accounting software.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 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

    Working rota: 2 days ‘Early’ (8am-4.30pm), 2 days ‘Late’ (9am-5.30pm) and alternating Fridays (Early/Late). One hour for lunch at 12pm or 1pm (Early/Late rota dependant)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Timesheet Processing

  • Setting up contractor’s placement information onto the online timesheet portal
  • Input starter and leaver information on the online portal and payroll software
  • Entering of paper timesheets onto online timesheet system, retrieval of 3rd party timesheets from individual portals and matching limited company paper invoices
  • Printing and electronic filing of weekly payroll reports


  • Act, alongside the payroll and payments administrators as the first point of contact by monitoring central mailboxes and dealing with client, contractor, Limited Company queries via email and telephone
  • Liaising with contract administration, credit control and management accounts teams
  • Liaising with recruitment consultants and clients

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A good knowledge of IT systems including Word, e-mail, the internet and particularly Excel
  • Accurate data-entry with keen attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Clear communication and strong customer service skills
  • Proactive and can do approach
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • A methodical and organised approach to their work with the ability to multi-task and switch between tasks at short notice

Desired qualifications

  • Basic level of literacy and numeracy grade 4/C and above. (i.e. GCSE)

Future prospects

  • Learners can use this qualification to go into various office-based roles
  • This qualification should give you transferable skills that will not limit you to one sector

Things to consider

  • Working in a business can be busy and require you to manage multiple tasks at one time. You may be dealing with customer problems or complaints
  • You may have to complete tasks under tight time pressures

About the employer

Genius provide complete back-office services designed specifically for recruitment agencies.


Genius Professional Services Limited


Fountain House

2 Queens Walk



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chiltern Training Ltd


Admissions Team 01189566995

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chiltern Training Ltd.

This apprenticeship standard is for apprentices who wish to gain the competencies required to work within a Business Administrator role.

This apprenticeship standard is a minimum 12-month programme and should typically be completed within 18 months.

Functional skills in maths and English if needed

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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