31/01/2019 The Growth Company Bolton BL2 4HU

Business Administration Apprentice – Level 3 30808

  • Sector: business admin law
  • Location: Bolton
  • Salary: 11,352
  • Level: 3
  • Reference: 30808
Business Administration Apprentice – Level 3

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About this opportunity

Working as a member of a small, friendly, supportive finance team to assist in the processing of purchase orders, invoices, counting and banking monies, petty cash requests and other general finance and administration tasks.

A normal day might include
•Entering purchase order requests on to the school’s finance system
•Making train and hotel reservations
•Opening mail for the finance team, date stamping and distributing to the relevant colleague
•Providing great customer service
•Following up missing purchase orders from teachers
•Dealing with queries about orders from budget holders
•Using the finance system to check order status
•Counting and recording school dinner monies
•Taking calls from suppliers chasing up outstanding payments
•Printing application forms for a vacancy in school

Salary will be minimum wage for your age group
Year 25 and over 21 to 24 18 to 20 Under 18
April 2018 £7.83 £7.38 £5.90 £4.20

We are seeking an individual with good numeracy & IT skills (particularly Excel) and GCSE grade C+ in English and B+ in Mathematics.
A permanent role may be available at the end of the apprenticeship for a suitably skilled and proven candidate.

What you could go on to do
Develop your data analytical skills and Excel skills to become a Data Manager in a wide variety of organisations; gathering, analysing, evaluating and presenting different types of data and information from various sources and in a variety of formats to provide leadership staff with high quality information to better inform strategy.

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Skills Company.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Skills Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
•More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
•Any training you need to complete
•What the next steps will be

How you could get there 
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on www.tfgm.com to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

GCSE A*-C / 4-9 in English, GCSE B+ / 6 – 9 in Maths

Personal Qualities

• Personal integrity
• Team player
• Professionalism
• Hardworking
• Positive attitude
• Resilience
• Excellent attendance
• Smart appearance


• Good knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
• Good communication skills
• Telephone skills
• Time management
• Flexible
• Able to use initiative
• Aptitude and ability to learn advanced Microsoft Excel skills such as the use of complex formulae, Vlookup, formatting, named ranges, creating charts, analysing large data sets etc

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