Accounts Administrator Apprentice – AAT Level 3

Type: Apprentice
Region: North West

School Administrator – Accounts Administrator Apprentice – Level 3

An exciting opportunity has presented for a business-minded, aspiring Accountant to learn the ropes of day-to-day financial administration. What’s more, you will have the opportunity to study towards a level 3 Accounting qualification alongside. If you are looking to polish your administration skills whilst building a career in Accounting, APPLY NOW!

About our client:

An independent co-educational day school for boys and girls aged 2 to 16 years based at the site since 1850.

The role:

Possible start date: ASAP

Monday to Friday; 8:30am to 4pm

Total working hours: 37.5

Main purpose of the role:

To provide administrative support, including data-entry and financial administrative work for the Principal and Academic staff at the Senior and Upper Prep site.

What you will do in your working day:

  • Dealing with the invoicing of parents.
  • Answering telephone enquiries from prospective parents, current parents, press, public and other educational establishments.
  • Assistance to staff, including dealing with their requests for orders.
  • Dealing with pupils on a day-to-day basis in the School Office.
  • Dealing with queries from parents.
  • Entering data onto Sage.
  • Promoting the School through telephone enquiries and personal contact with parents and general public.
  • Administration of manual ledgers.
  • Additional duties as required by the Headteacher within the context of the post.

In addition to this, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Pupil admissions
  • Invoicing
  • Petty Cash
  • Bookkeeping

The training you will receive:

  • Level 3 Accounts qualification.
  • All training is undertaken online, through a combination of self-paced eLearning and live online classes.
  • Functional skills in English and Mathematics, if required.


  • Within this role, there is the opportunity to secure a permanent position and/or further train to become a qualified accountant.

Qualifications required:

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A* – C 9/4) – Essential

GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A* – C 9/4) – Essential

Personal Skills required:

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills,
  • Analytical skills
  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non-judgemental
  • Patience
  • Ambitious

The apprenticeship:

Qualification: AAT Level 3

Duration: 18 months

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