Business Administrator Apprentice SYON ACCOUNTING SERVICES LTD

We are looking for driven administrators with accounts background to work with our accountant and to assist with other accounting activities and admin works, including bank reconciliations and dealing with external accountant.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 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 Friday - 9am to 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Task to include:

  • General assistance with other routine accounts tasks if required
  • Liaise with internal team members, suppliers and customers to ensure all correct information has been inputted
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Dealing with external accountant
  • Inter-company reconciliations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Excellent organisational skills

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administrator
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths if required
  • One-to-one work with skills coach


What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential permanent employment - subject to performance. Career progression with further study support for professional qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Motivation and desire to learn, Multitasking


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 7) Desired

Things to consider

Be prepared to roll their sleeves up for ad hoc tasks.

About the employer

We are a local independent firm of registered accountants regulated by the association of accountants with over 50 years combined experience. We specialise in Accounting, Consulting and Taxation services. Our existing clientele come from all aspects of the business community including new start-ups, the seasoned entrepreneur and the established business. Syon Associates is headed by directors who have combined experience both within the public and private sector. This experience includes completion of training contract with a Big 4 accounting practice, tier 1 investment banking portfolio and financial services.




6 Portland Business Centre, Manor House Lane




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Training provider


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


Amir Masood


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

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