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Business Administration Apprentice (Level 3) TaxAssist Accountants

This growing Accountancy Practice now seeks an Administrator to undertake various duties within the office. This is a busy and interesting customer-facing role which includes handling enquiries, updating databases and processing payments. You will join a vibrant company who deal with small business accounts and Self-Assessment Tax.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Initially £6.50 per hour (£243.75 per week). Salary will rise to £9.30 per Hour (£348.75 per week) after completing 6 months’ probation.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break (37.5 hours per week)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include updating/maintaining the client database, files and TaxCalc, dealing with queries, supporting clients pay HMRC online, sending letters including Annual Tax letters, booking client work, creating Proposals and Direct Debits using Practice Ignition Software and taking card payments online. You will also monitor deadline dates, scan documents, book appointments, complete client sheets, order stationary, sort the post and update HMRC with client data/Authorisation Codes. 

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

Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship 
Attendance of 2 workshops a month for the first 6 months
Assessor visits to the workplace 

Functional Skills Level 2 in English and/or Maths (where required)
You will be given 20% of your working week dedicated to your apprenticeship study, or Off the Job Training, to carry out self-supported study, compiling your portfolio or completing work set by your assessor
End point assessment to achieve your final apprenticeship grade

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Financial Services Administrator / Advisor 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

If you have not already achieved a C/4 + in both maths and English (or equivalent) and cannot provide evidence in the form of a certificate, you will also need to achieve Functional skills at Level 2, in both Numeracy and Literacy. This will include sitting an exam.

About the employer

TaxAssist Accountants are a national network of accountants across the UK delivering accounting and tax services to independent business owners. Each accountant is dedicated to providing the support clients' business needs.


TaxAssist Accountants




BS23 3NW

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Training provider



Naomi Judge


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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