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Apprentice Administrator

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
Maximus Accountants 248 City Road Cardiff CF24 3JJ
Salary
Apprenticeship rates
Closing date
21 Jun 2021

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Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

Key Duties: The successful candidate will be required to carry out a business administration role including taking phone calls, booking appointments, appointment schedule and ordering stationary.
As well as this, the successful candidate will team up with a senior accountant in order to collect raw data for the accounts and will be responsible for the analysis of receipts and payments, details of creditors and debtors, vat returns, filling and maintaining client files and records, self-assessments, bank reconciliations and control accounts, etc. The apprentice may also be trained on monitoring and forecasting the budgets, making sure liquidity is maintained for expenses and investments. The successful candidate may also be asked to carry any other reasonable activity.

Additional information

This is an Apprenticeship Vacancy. The successful candidate will be employed by the company outlined below and receive on-the-job training from them. Alongside this, they will undertake an Apprenticeship Programme with ACT Training and receive support and guidance from an experienced Assessor, to help them achieve the relevant qualifications. Please refer to the Course Outline at the bottom of this page for an overview of the Apprenticeship Programme.

Requirements

Skills

Essential/Desirable Requirements: There are a number of key skills and personal attributes that are required for this position, including:
• Excellent communications skills, both verbally and orally;
• Good all-round IT skills;
• Sensitivity and integrity yet assertive at the same time;
• An analytical and logical approach to problem solving;
• Commercial awareness and interest;
• Ability to work on your own initiative - motivated and ambitious.

Qualifications

GCSE A-C grade

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Associated Community Training Ltd

Qualification:
Business Administration Level 2

About the employer

Maximus Accountants 248 City Road

Cardiff
CF24 3JJ

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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