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.

Company Name: Maximus Accountants LTD

Location: Cardiff

Job Title: Apprentice Administrator

Apprenticeship Programme: Business Administration Level 2  

Hours of Work: 30-35 hours per week

Days and Times of Work: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm or 10am - 6pm

Salary: National Minimum Wage for Apprentices 

Company Overview: 

We are an established chartered certified accountancy firm. This is an ideal opportunity to kick start your career in the accountancy world. Successful candidate would be starting with a business administration role along with training towards becoming chartered accountants.

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.

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.

Closing Date for Applications:  10/07/2022

Please note that applications received after the closing date may still be considered, subject to the vacancy being filled.

Interview Date: To be confirmed 

Important Information:

  • You will be contacted by telephone and email throughout the recruitment process; therefore, please ensure the contact details you provide are accurate and that you check your messages regularly.
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