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Accounts and Payroll Administrator Apprentice (Level 3 Business Administrator) MOBILE SERVICES (ELLISTOWN) LIMITED

Great opportunity to support the Accounts and Payroll Department in an administrative role with Mobile Services Limited, based in Ellistown. Training will be provided in Sage Line 50, Sage Payroll and Excel plus Blue Crystal and HNF systems (transport based commercial systems).

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am-5pm, 1 hour lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Purchase Ledger: (training will be given).

  • Posting purchase ledger invoices.
  • Matching delivery notes to invoices.
  • Matching invoices to purchase orders and gaining internal authorisation.
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements.
  • Reconciliation and posting of company credit card receipts.
  • Liaising with customers for credit control.

Payroll: (training will be given).

  • Assist with weekly payroll
  • Process electronic driver timesheets, nights out, meal allowances, parking expenses, overtime and holidays using HNF integrated system
  • Resolve payroll issues to enable accurate input onto Sage Payroll.
  • Answer employee payroll questions concerning payroll.

Support with administration work as and when required.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Business Administrator

Delivery Method

  • 14 sessions delivered at Loughborough (Thurs AM)
  • Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
  • Diarised visits from dedicated Trainer/Assessor

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time career in Accounts and Payroll.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade Level 4/Grade C or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

Mobile Services Limited is a friendly, family-run business celebrating our 50th year of trading. Well-respected within the vehicle logistics sector, we have a fleet of over 80 car transporters, providing logistic solutions to a wide range of customers in the automotive sector. Based right in the heart of the country between the M1 and M42, our head office and main operating centre is in Ellistown, near Coalville, Leicestershire.




Unit 19

South Leicester Industrial Estate


LE67 1FB

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Training provider



Hayley Cousins

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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