Payroll apprenticeship with Chartered Accountancy Practice

KENDALL WADLEY LLP

Worcestershire, WR14 2JS

Closes on Monday 30 September

Posted on 8 July 2024


Summary

Training Vacancies in Accountancy with a premier independent Chartered Accountancy practice based in Worcestershire. Duties include analysing information provided by clients, inputting into Payroll software and producing report, pay slips etc. Kendall Wadley LLP is a proactive firm of business advisers offering clients a wide range of services, which makes us an excellent starting point for your career in accountancy.

Annual wage
£12,480 to £22,308 a year

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

Training course
Payroll administrator (level 3)
Hours
Monday to Friday, 7 and a half hours a day, either 8.30am to 5pm or 9.00am to 5.30pm with an hour for lunch. No evenings or weekends

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 1 October

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

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

  • The apprentice will study for the Payroll Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Training will be provided on the job and at college. Usually this is one day a week
  • Full study support will be given and you will have the support of others in the office who are either doing the same qualification or have previously trained with the firm

Where you’ll work

Granta Lodge 71 Graham Road

Malvern

Worcestershire

WR14 2JS

Training

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

KAPLAN FINANCIAL LIMITED

Your training course

Payroll administrator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • gather, analyse and process payroll data and information
  • resolve different types of queries that may be presented from payroll customers such as employees, clients, management, explaining and documenting responses
  • deal with complaints, following processes and escalating complex situations
  • meet client or customer needs in line with service level agreements
  • provide customer service using agreed systems and processes, taking ownership for work applying agreed processes for checking
  • adhere to deadlines and process schedules both internal and statutory, mitigating the impact on the business, employees and clients of deadlines not being met by reprioritising tasks when dealing with conflicting or changing demands
  • select appropriate media for communication etc recognising the advantages and risks related to each method
  • escalate concerns relating to deadlines in a timely manner, suggesting solutions
  • use the appropriate communication media for each stakeholder for each situation. Examples may include ‘phone, face-to-face, email and letters, communicating and engaging professionally, accurately and appropriately, respecting the principles of data protection and confidentiality
  • Build and maintain trust and sound relationships with stakeholders to deliver quality payroll services
  • develop and maintain strong working relationships with team colleagues, supporting and collaborating to achieve results, seeking advice when appropriate within parameters of the role
  • use computerised payroll software and spreadsheet packages such as MS Excel
  • use systems and processes to support the payroll function. Examples may include the provision of accounting information and the Real Time Information submissions to His Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
  • gather, analyse and process payroll data and information
  • resolve different types of queries that may be presented from payroll customers such as employees, clients, management, explaining and documenting responses
  • deal with complaints, following processes and escalating complex situations
  • meet client or customer needs in line with service level agreements
  • provide customer service using agreed systems and processes, taking ownership for work applying agreed processes for checking
  • adhere to deadlines and process schedules both internal and statutory, mitigating the impact on the business, employees and clients of deadlines not being met by reprioritising tasks when dealing with conflicting or changing demands
  • select appropriate media for communication etc recognising the advantages and risks related to each method
  • escalate concerns relating to deadlines in a timely manner, suggesting solutions
  • use the appropriate communication media for each stakeholder for each situation. Examples may include ‘phone, face-to-face, email and letters, communicating and engaging professionally, accurately and appropriately, respecting the principles of data protection and confidentiality
  • Build and maintain trust and sound relationships with stakeholders to deliver quality payroll services
  • develop and maintain strong working relationships with team colleagues, supporting and collaborating to achieve results, seeking advice when appropriate within parameters of the role
  • use computerised payroll software and spreadsheet packages such as MS Excel
  • use systems and processes to support the payroll function. Examples may include the provision of accounting information and the Real Time Information submissions to His Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
  • 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.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English Language (grade 4)
    • Mathematics (grade 4)

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

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working

    About this company

    One of the West Midlands' leading independent chartered accountancy firms. Located across the Three Counties region with offices in Worcester, Malvern and Hereford, our team of dedicated, friendly and enthusiastic professionals has one clear aim in mind - to provide businesses and individuals with a comprehensive range of accountancy, business and tax solutions which will help you or your business to evolve.

    http://www.kwca.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Once qualified the apprentice can continue to higher level payroll qualification if appropriate
    • The apprentice can progress to more complex assignments in the office. Progressing within the team as experience grows

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    KENDALL WADLEY LLP

    Mark Ashworth

    maa@kwca.co.uk

    01684892666

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263335.

    Apply now

    Closes on Monday 30 September

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