Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Business administrator Apprenticeship Thomas R Dixon Accountants

This is a FANTASTIC opportunity for someone who is willing to learn, and work hard for where they want to be, as this employer is prepared to put the right candidate through AAT exams etc. Do not miss out, as there is no better employer to kick-start your career with!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20

    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

    35 hours per week 9am-5pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000106333

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Respond to routine correspondence and enquiries from a range of clients.
  • General financial administration (office supplies management, telephony, emails, postal duties, file management etc).
  • Meeting and greeting clients.
  • Data management and entry.
  • Collate and coordinate new client files and sign ups.
  • Producing and sending letters of engagement.
  • Eventually successful applicant will be trained to do VAT returns and processing client receipts.
  • Maintain manual and computerised filing systems.
  • General office duties (faxing, filing, scanning, photocopying etc.)
  • Other roles and responsibilities where appropriate.

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

  • Level 3 Business Admin Qualification
  • Maths and English to Level 2 required, if not already achieved
  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviour in relation to customer service principles and practices, business principles, technical competencies, knowledge and understanding, research activities, commercial awareness, managing challenging situations and taking ownership, health and safety.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Very good opportunity to develop and grow within the organisation with a good career route. The employer has a clear plan for developing this role for the right candidate.


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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Established in 1975 Thomas R Dixon & Co. has evolved into a leading business adviser within the SME sector.

Employer

Thomas R Dixon Accountants

Address

Bermuda House, 1A Dinsdale Place

Jesmond

NE2 1BD

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

GATESHEAD COUNCIL

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Dec 2022