Apprentice Administrator

A fantastic opportunity is available to join our busy accountancy practice and to work as part of a team to provide administrative support as required. You will learn a wide variety of office skills working with our friendly and highly professional team and gain a nationally recognised qualification.

We are a full service firm of Chartered Accountants providing a wide range of services to small and medium sized businesses and their proprietors. We pride ourselves on our imaginative, prompt and personal approach and can guide you towards a successful future.

We have an excellent relationship with the business community including bankers, solicitors and surveyors, this helps us understand what’s happening in those sectors and means we have a real commercial understanding.

If you are interested in this position then please send a CV or apply in writing to apprenticeships@keighleycollege.ac.uk

The duties will include a wide variety of administration tasks including reception duties and answering the telephone, scanning and filing of correspondence and working paper files, together with the processing of various letters to clients.

Skills Required

You should be able demonstrate good communication both verbal and written and be conscientious in the approach to your work and your development. You should be able to work as a member of the administration team and have good IT skills – Excel / Word.

  • Motivated and punctual
  • Organised
  • Confident and presentable
  • Good team player
  • Personable, willing and enthusiastic

Qualifications Required

GCSE grades C or above in Maths and English.
Acceptance is subject to college initial assessment, and interview.

Personal qualities

You will need to be reliable and punctual and have a smart appearance.

  • Polite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy and accurate typing skills
  • An ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail

Framework title Business and Administration Intermediate Level
Length of Programme: 12 – 15 months
Mode of delivery: Day Release
Course content:

Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration (QCF)

Functional Skills qualifications:
– Level 1 Functional Skill in English
– Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths
– Level 1 Functional Skill in ICT

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities
+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Employers Name

Stirk Lambert & Co

Employer Description

Chartered Accountants

Employer Website


Question one:
Please list any other work experience and duration of employment.

Question two:
Please provide details of your interests outside of work and any other skills you may have, which may be appropriate to your employment.

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This applies to 16 – 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

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