Apprentice Administrator and Finance Support



Closes in 14 days (Friday 2 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 4 July 2024


Excellent opportunity working for Additions Contractors Ltd. We are looking for an administrator to support our team completing various finance administration duties and working with the accounts team. Roles will include: Assisting in the delivery of accounts functions and receiving direction from the Sales Ledger Manager.

Annual wage
£16,000 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Business administrator (level 3)
Monday to Thursday: 9am- 5pm. Friday: 9am-4pm (1 hour unpaid lunch)

34 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 August


1 Year 1 Month

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Full training will be given leading to a recognised Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Full on-the-job training will be delivered
  • Off-the-job training will be supported by our Training Provider – Davidson Training UK Ltd
  • You will also complete the Functional Skills in maths and English up to and including Level 2 (if you already do not hold the equivalent)

Where you’ll work






An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Business administrator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Skilled in the use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to: write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, record and analyse data. Examples include MS Office or equivalent packages. Able to choose the most appropriate IT solution to suit the business problem. Able to update and review databases, record information and produce data analysis where required.
  • Produces accurate records and documents including: emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals. Makes recommendations for improvements and present solutions to management. Drafts correspondence, writes reports and able to review others' work. Maintains records and files, handles confidential information in compliance with the organisation's procedures. Coaches others in the processes required to complete these tasks.
  • Exercises proactivity and good judgement. Makes effective decisions based on sound reasoning and is able to deal with challenges in a mature way. Seeks advice of more experienced team members when appropriate.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation. Demonstrates ability to influence and challenge appropriately. Becomes a role model to peers and team members, developing coaching skills as they gain area knowledge.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms. Uses the most appropriate channels to communicate effectively. Demonstrates agility and confidence in communications, carrying authority appropriately. Understands and applies social media solutions appropriately. Answers questions from inside and outside of the organisation, representing the organisation or department.
  • Completes tasks to a high standard. Demonstrates the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks and applies themself to continuously improve their work. Is able to review processes autonomously and make suggestions for improvements. Shares administrative best-practice across the organisation e.g. coaches others to perform tasks correctly. Applies problem-solving skills to resolve challenging or complex complaints and is a key point of contact for addressing issues.
  • Takes responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, manages priorities and time in order to successfully meet deadlines. Positively manages the expectations of colleagues at all levels and sets a positive example for others in the workplace. Makes suggestions for improvements to working practice, showing understanding of implications beyond the immediate environment (e.g. impact on clients, suppliers, other parts of the organisation). Manages resources e.g. equipment or facilities. Organises meetings and events, takes minutes during meetings and creates action logs as appropriate. Takes responsibility for logistics e.g. travel and accommodation.
  • Uses relevant project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and report. Plans required resources to successfully deliver projects. Undertakes and leads projects as and when required.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4-9 or A*-C)
    • Maths (grade 4-9 or A*-C)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Attention to detail
    • Administrative skills
    • Team working
    • Self Motivated
    • Reliable
    • Confident Communication Skills
    • Excellent Telephone Manner
    • Disciplined
    • Excellent work ethic

    Other requirements

    We are a 3 minute walk from Norwich Bus Station.

    About this company

    Additions Recruitment Consultants was established in 2008 and has continued to find and place high quality candidates across a variety of industries. We have built upon our passion and dedication to serve the needs of our clients and candidates throughout the UK. 24/7, 365 days a year, we ensure that we are always available to provide the most effective recruitment support. With offices in key locations across the UK, we are perfectly placed to meet the requirements of our clients and candidates by providing temporary and permanent employment solutions. Since our formation we have developed ongoing relationships with a variety of clients from different sectors, and have successfully placed candidates into key roles within our specialist divisions of Construction, Maintenance, Healthcare, Industrial, Driving, Commercial, Recycling and M&E. Our success is driven by our approachable and dedicated staff, whose passion and experience within their specific sectors allows ARC to deliver a bespoke service to our clients and candidates. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • The potential for the right candidate to become a permanent member of the team once their qualification has been completed

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    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262007.

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