Accounts Administrator

Li & Hiew Accountants
Birmingham (B5)
Ref: BA00232

Job Role Description

We are currently recruiting for an Administration Accounts Assistant to join the team at Li and Hiew, a leading Accountancy Firm based in Birmingham (B5). This exciting role offers the opportunity to develop new skills, learn new knowledge and gain valuable experience in a professional office environment.

Full training for this role will be provided by both the employer and GFT as the training provider.

About The Employer

Li and Hiew Accountants are a bookkeeping and accountancy company based in Birmingham City Centre with a longstanding presence and good reputation in the region.

Role Duties

The role of the apprentice is engaged initially to perform the duties of Administration Accounts Assistant.

Duties will include, but not limited to the following:

- Liaising with clients
- Dealing with phone enquiries
- General administration duties
- Client record processing and filing, including monitoring deadlines
- Preparing letters to HMRC, clients and relevant sectors
- Preparing bookkeeping
- Preparing VAT returns
- Other disciplines within the administration and accounting department.

You'll also be expected to carry out any other reasonable duties in line with his/her responsibilities to assist in the smooth running of the business.

Training You'll Receive

Our Business Administrator Level 3 Standard includes modules such as:

- Document Production
- Communication Skills
- Project Management
- Online Safety
- Use of Microsoft
- Sustainability
- Interpersonal Skills
- Telephone Skills
- Managing Performance

You will have access to a laptop and the internet to complete your training whilst in the workplace.

Training will be delivered on-the-job, in the workplace, at our Training Centre and via Zoom sessions.

Desired Skills & Qualities

Candidates who have the calibre of self-initiative, good organising skills, figures sensitive are highly considered.

- Reliable
- Good Communication
- Trustworthy
- Attention to detail

Entry Requirements

General Requirements:
- Age 16+
- Not currently in Education, Employment or Training
- Eligible to work in England
- Looking for a career in administration, or more specifically in the accountancy sector

- Age 16-18: maths and English at GCSE or Functional Skills or equivalents (grades will be discussed at interview)
- Age 19+: must have maths and English GCSE grade 9 to 5 (A* to C) or Functional Skills Level 2 or equivalent.

- Previous experience in an office environment would be advantageous but is not essential


Working Hours

37.5 Hours Per Week


National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage

Job Benefits

There is the potential for full time, permanent employment with possible development opportunities upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

After This Apprenticeship

This employer will consider a full time role for successful candidates after completion of this apprenticeship.

Following completion of this Level 3 apprenticeship, you can continue your apprenticeship progression by advancing on to Level 4. You may also have the opportunity to apply for higher education courses at University.

This role will also qualify you to progress onto permanent employment within an administration role and more specifically in the accountancy sector..

Things To Consider

Please do not contact this employer; you must be eligible for the qualification first with the training provider, Gordon Franks Training, who will conduct the first interview (apply online or see the ‘contact details’ section). Once successful, your details will then be forwarded to the employer for you to be considered for this vacancy. Please research the employer and Gordon Franks Training.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates