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Business Administrator Apprentice SAPPHIRE DNP LIMITED

An exciting role in an Employee Owned Payroll and Accountancy business which plans to grow its client base over the next 12 months. The individual will have a varied role in the business, which will be demanding and will suit a confident individual. The individual will have a varied administrative role in and will support the Payroll team.

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

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 5.30pm (1 hour for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The job holder is responsible for assisting the Payroll team in the creation and maintenance of client records using our online software, some of the key areas to the role are:

  • Verify, input, save and approve employee expense claims
  • Review, sign, return and input contracts/assignments
  • Add new employees/clients to the database
  • New client company administration
  • Scan, distribute and deal with daily departmental post
  • Chase outstanding documents from new employees before their first payment
  • Collect timesheets/raise invoices
  • Sending all payslips to employees in agreed format
  • Understand the Sapphire brand and provide the service promise
    Comply with all necessary legislation and HMRC deadlines

Company Benefits:

  • Employee owned company
  • Birthday day off
  • Monthly team get togethers
  • Office bar, pool table, darts
  • Flexible working space
  • Company incentive targets
  • Annual incentive trips
  • Refurbished office space
  • Fresh fruit deliveries
  • Healthcare membership

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

Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard (Level 3)

  • Level 2 Functional Skill in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skill in Maths

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • For applicants who successfully complete the apprenticeship, there is opportunity for progression within the organisation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4/A*-C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-6/A*-B or above) Essential

Things to consider

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our apprentices and expects our employer partners to share this commitment and to take appropriate steps to ensure that learning takes place in a safe, healthy and supportive environment.

About the employer

Sapphire Accounting was founded in 2013 by a group of accountants who have accumulated over 30 years of experience in the accounting industry and has been serving contractors for decades. They set out with the goal of helping freelancers and contractors to better know the status of their financial affairs and to offer a unique personal service to each and every contractor. Sapphire have recently become Employee Owned and offer many employee benefits. Sapphires overall culture is very sociable, there's always activities or trips to help teams bond. Being employee owned allows everyone to have a voice, everyone has the opportunity to be innovative to drive Sapphires success. Sapphire put employees first by consistently making improvements to make Sapphire a Great place to work. Sapphire placed on the Best companies to work for list in 2022.




Bramhall House, 14 Ack Lane East




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Training provider



Sabina Adam


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Feb 2023