Business Administrator Apprentice - Combined Cloud Accounting Limited

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Job Summary

Location: Bartley, Southampton SO40 2LH
Salary per week: £172.50
Working hours: Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00 (30 hours per week, start and finish times are flexible between these times)
Applications in by: 21/08/2020
Interview Date: 28/08/2020
Job Code: CS34534

We are looking for an Administrator who is enthusiastic and can share our passion for the business. The Apprentice will learn new skills such as using different accounting software to undertake payroll and accounts. Much of the work will be client facing and we would expect you to gain confidence sufficient to talk to clients on the phone and face to face. The Apprentice will also learn how to attend networking events to promote the business to bring in new clients.

We are a small Limited company offering bookkeeping and administration services to other small businesses around Hampshire and Dorset. We use several different software with the main ones being Xero, Quickbooks, FreeAgent and Moneysoft along with Microsoft Office. We work mainly from our office but there maybe times we work from clients’ premises if required.

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Duties will include:

  • Answer the telephone within 5 rings and greet caller with a professional greeting
  • Take messages with accurate details and pass to the relevant individual in a timely manner
  • Use initiative to solve client issues
  • Attend both conference and networking meetings as a representative of the company with a view to developing new client leads
  • Send and receive emails to clients
  • Learn how to undertake payroll and use different systems such as Xero, Quickbooks, FreeAgent and Moneysoft
  • Learn how to deal with invoices and bank reconciliations
  • Support with social media to grow the business and to gain new clients; an understanding of Facebook, Linked In and Twitter would be useful

Other information:

  • You will be working 30 hours per week, times are flexible between 09:00 -17:00
  • The company is located at a remote area of Bartley where public transport is very limited
  • It would be ideal if you held a driving license in case you may need to visit clients’ premises

Skills required:

  • Attention to detail
  • Driven and motivated
  • Good with numbers
  • Self-motivated

Personal qualities:

  • Enthusiastic and can share the Directors passion for the business
  • Adaptable
  • Willing to learn new systems and skills
  • Confident
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

Qualifications required:

  • GCSE Maths Grades A – C or 4 – 9 or Functional Skills Level 2
  • GCSE English Grades A – C or 4 – 9 or Functional Skills Level 2


  • Free parking available
  • Overtime available
  • Company pension after passing probation
  • Bonuses will be available to achieve throughout the learning

Future Prospects:

  • Full time role will be available when completing the apprenticeship

Application questions:

  • Tell me a time when you have exceeded customer expectations?
  • What different types of social media would you use to promote Combined Cloud Accounting to gain more clients?

Applications in by: 21/08/2020
Interview Date: 28/08/2020
Job Code: CS34534

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