MAR Kilshaw Limited - Business Administration Apprentice MAR Kilshaw

We are seeking to recruit an administrative assistant to join the MAR Kilshaw team. The successful applicant will support and assist the team with all aspects of office admin, filing and reception duties. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, have excellent communication skills and must be able to converse with clients.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,296.00 to £20,319.00

    Wage is dependent on experience

    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

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Front-line reception of all enquiries 
  • Screening and logging incoming calls
  • Providing refreshments for client meetings
  • Filing all relevant correspondence and maintenance and upkeep of files
  • Undertake support service administration tasks as required
  • Provide secretarial support and administrative support to team members as necessary
  • Process all post received, scan them onto the system and distribute them to the relevant team members as necessary
  • Scanning, printing, copying, binding and laminating documentation when required
  • Archive closed files
  • Reduce storage, where possible, in the office
  • Reduce old client files, where possible, held with our storage company
  • Changing the confidential waste bins held in the office
  • All post special/recorded delivery to be franked and taken to the post office daily
  • Ensure firm stationery cupboard is adequately stocked
  • Ensure all printers in the firm are stocked daily with paper
  • Archiving old client files - electronically and physical
  • Booking jobs and reviewing records
  • Sending back client records
  • Bank monies received 
  • Taking daily back up of the server
  • Assisting on other tasks as and when required from time to time

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

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Functional skills if required
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • For the right candidate, there will be opportunities to progress within the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/4 and above) Desired

About the employer

MAR Kilshaw Limited is the corporate name of its trading entities MAR Accountancy & Taxation Services and Andrew D Kilshaw Accountants. Andrew Kilshaw set up his accountancy practice in 1974 and has been trading for 48 years. On 6 April 2022, Andrew D Kilshaw merged with MAW Accountancy & Taxation Services and together they formed MAR Kilshaw Accountants. The company is managed by Andrew Kilshaw, Claire Riley and Michael Riley. Between them, they have 83 years of experience. MAR Kilshaw Limited is well established in Bootle, Huyton and Wirral areas. Providing a wide range of compliance and business advisory services, striving to help SMEs become more sustainable in the current climate. With MTD dominating the accountancy world, clients are outsourcing their day-to-day record keeping, allowing clients time to concentrate on what they do best.


MAR Kilshaw


99 Stanley Road



L20 7DA


Emily Coppack


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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