Accounts Apprentice FIRST PERSONNEL GROUP LIMITED

Administration support for the accounts team working on reconciling accounts.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001176121

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Answering incoming and outgoing calls
  • Supporting the office staff with administration roles
  • Reconciling accounts
  • Inputting data 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Competent in Microsoft packages                     
  • Confident on the phone
  • Good organisational skills
  • To be able to prioritise workloads
  • Good written communication
  • The ability to use own initiative
  • Motivated and enthusiastic

Personal qualities

  • Loyal                                  
  • Committed
  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • Good time keeping
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Positive attitude

Qualifications required

Good Maths and English at GCSE level A-C grades.

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, this company will be looking to keep the apprentice on full time. There will also be the potential to progress onto higher level apprenticeships.

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Financial Services Company

Employer

FIRST PERSONNEL GROUP LIMITED

Address

Celtic House

135-140 Hatherton Street

Walsall

WS1 1YB

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Training provider

Full on-the-job training and support will be provided to enable the successful applicant to undertake the full range of duties required of the role.

In addition, training will also be provided towards the Apprenticeship in Accounts level 2 through in-house delivery.

The Qualification consists of the following:

  • Level 2 accounts
  • Technical certificate
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in Literacy and Numeracy (if relevant)

Apprenticeship framework

Accounting

Training provider

BABINGTON BUSINESS COLLEGE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babington Business College

Contact

Bernadette Stone 01332 345450 bernadette.stone@babingtongroup.co.uk


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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017