Immediate start for an apprentice to work in a busy Accountancy Office. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient operation of our office. You will be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks that contribute to the smooth functioning of the firm and support your department in delivering exceptional service to our clients.

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

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm; Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 34

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Provide general administrative support to the practice
  • Assist in document preparation, formatting, and proofreading
  • Handle incoming and outgoing correspondence and mail
  • Manage and organise financial documents, client files, and paperwork
  • Data inputting
  • Maintain and update electronic filing systems
  • Schedule appointments, meetings, and conference calls
  • Answer and direct phone calls and enquiries in a professional manner
  • Greet and assist clients and visitors when they visit the office
  • Assist with billing, invoicing and time recording as needed
  • Request and maintain office supplies and equipment
  • Assist with ad-hoc administrative projects and tasks as assigned
  • Scanning

The training you will be getting

  • Business administrative L3 Standard
  • This qualification requires college attendance one day a month

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are offering the right person a long-term career and a permanent position within the company upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

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, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental


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

Things to consider

We are looking for a highly skilled candidate with the following qualifications and skills: • Proficiency in English Language, at least at a foundation level is required. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook). • Strong organisational skills with great attention to detail. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information. • Professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills. • Proactive, adaptable, and able to work both independently and as part of a team. • Must like pets as we are based on a farm with dogs Employee Benefits Following the successful completion of a three-month probation period, the successful applicant will benefit from: • 20 days’ annual leave, in addition to bank holidays • Use of onsite gym • Social Committee events • Refer a client incentive • Continuous learning and development opportunities • Friendly working environment

About the employer

Family-Owned Accountancy Practice operating on a farm in Oswaldtwistle. Over 500 clients ranging from sole traders to Limited companies and charities. Fully ACCA registered and qualified practice. Catherine Chadwick the partner has been practicing for over 20 years.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College apprenticeship team will then be in touch regarding your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Jun 2024