Level 3 Apprentice Accounts Assistant T SUMNER SMITH LTD

Supporting the Accounts Team, Office Manager and Senior Man­agers in an exciting, growing and fast-paced Quantity Surveying and Infrastructure company as well as working as part of the con­tract teams.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm, with 1 hour (unpaid) lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting to the Office Manager, this wide-ranging role will be supporting the Office Manager, Management Accountant and Managing Director across all administrative functions of the business, duties will include;

• Supporting the activities of the training business and monitoring debtors
• Assisting with group MI reporting.
• Collating and analysing data for invoicing and reporting
• Configuring rates and budgets for projects
• Managing expense submissions and logging
• Checking financial data on client correspondence.
• Collation of information required for payroll
• Manage internal and external purchase orders

The role will also support the central function with additional duties including: answering the phones, preparing meeting rooms, preparation, collation and review of reports, letters and documents, liaising with staff to ensure their records are up to date and ad hoc admin projects.

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

Assistant Accountant – Level 3

This Apprenticeship requires you to attend college 1-day week. You will be assessed through written work, verbal discussion, synoptic exams and observation throughout your training.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To be able to offer the candidate permanent employment with TSS is our desired outcome and to progress onto further relevant qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Enthusiastic, common sense approach, humour


GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Accounting (Grade L2 AAT or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open. Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails. For more information on the NMW, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

Located in Clayton Green Business Park whilst operating nationwide. TSS are providers of white and grey collar services to the Infrastructure sector, with expertise and experience in rail, utilities, telecoms, civils, highways, earthworks and traditional construction. Our services include commercial, quantity surveying, cost management and project management. We also have our own in-house developed F0CUS work management platform.








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Training provider



Charlotte Ward



Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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