Are you looking for a career in accounting, working for an accounts practice which truly values it's employees and customers? If so KLN Accountancy are looking for an Apprentice Payroll Assistant to join their team! Duties include: general office duties and admin tasks, including; photocopying, filling, processing and uploading payroll records.

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Range between £10,296 to £14,000

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To assist in the provision of high quality and professional accountancy support services to the Senior Management and Accounts Team. You will be working under the guidance and supervision of qualified and experienced members of staff. We will also appoint a dedicated Line Manager and Mentor to support you throughout your apprenticeship.

Duties will include:

  • General office duties and administrative work, for example; photocopying, filling etc.
  • Processing and uploading payroll records
  • Basic Payroll duties using sage 50 payroll system
  • Ensuring all payroll records are kept up to date
  • Assisting in the preparation of Limited Company and Sole Trader accounts
  • Customer service duties including dealing with incoming phone calls and visitors
  • Manage time keeping including input of own weekly time sheet
  • Organising client meetings for Accounts Manager
  • Assisting with any other Practice business during staff holidays/absences as required

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

The Payroll Administrator Standard Level 3 is delivered in two elements; the CIPP (Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals) knowledge units and work based projects designed by the provider, to meet employer needs.

The knowledge units outlined below are delivered via the CIPP online learning platform:

  • National Insurance
  • PAYE
  • Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)
  • Statutory Parental Leave
  • Statutory Deductions.

You will complete a knowledge check at the end of each unit, which will test your skills.

The projects issued by the provider are as follows:

  • Business and Customer Awareness
  • Payroll (Core)
  • Payroll (Pensions for payroll)
  • Payroll (Technical)
  • Regulation and Compliance
  • Systems and Processes

The last three months of the qualification will entail completing the following as part of the EndPoint Assessment:

  • Multiple-Choice
  • Role Simulation
  • Professional Discussion

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The potential to secure a more senior role with additional responsibilities
  • The possibility to secure a full-time role upon completion of the apprenticeship
  • The opportunity to progress onto a Level 4 accountancy apprenticeship upon completion of the Level 3

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 GCSEs including Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Say hello to the team here at KLN Accountancy Services Limited, your local, friendly and very approachable Accountants. Watch this space for new faces, we are continuing our expansion and refurbishment!




1-2, Basford House

Derby Rd


DE75 7QL

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Apprenticeship standard

Payroll administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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