Job Summary
  • Salary
    £153.85 (per week)
  • Location
    Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector
    Accounting Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    4th January 2017
  • Employer Name
    Thaper & Co
  • Distance from acadmey
    • 3.1 Miles
    • 14 Minutes
  • Address
    Holyhead Road, Birmingham B21 0LT, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a friendly, experienced professional business accounts assistant. Based outside of the midlands our busy working environment is looking for the right person to join our established team.

The role will be to assist the business with day to day duties, which include the following:


  • Responsible for the accountancy practice client payroll
  • Dealing with starter checklists, P45, P60 and other relevant HMRC forms
  • Responding to employees on pay related queries and follow specific procedures
  • End to end payroll and year end payroll procedures
  • Auto enrolment administration and processing
  • Preparation of salary, overtime and sickness absence spreadsheets
  • Auto enrolment administration and processing
  • Posting invoices and payments
  • Dealing with sales invoices, income, receipts and payments
  • Preparing reports showing income and payments
  • Completing VAT returns
  • Using computerised accounting systems to maintain records
  • Reconciling statements
  • Chasing customers for payment in line with credit control
  • Liaising with colleagues to support where required
  • Ensuring information is corrected, calculated and entered using the correct software and processes
  • General admin duties, filing of paperwork, post, emails and answering calls

The individual:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Able to communicate effectively, work as a team and enjoy being a part of a team
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to multi task and have a can do attitude
  • Good IT skills (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Ability to work using own initiative

Positive can do attitude

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

Must be IT literate and able to demonstrate excellent communication skills.

Personal Qualities

Self-motivated with a positive attitude towards work.

Future Prospects

Possible Progression onto Level 4 upon completion of Level 3.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Accountancy Academy in Birmingham on a day release basis, the remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace.

You will work to achieve the highly recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification and receive MAAT (Member of Association of Accounting Technicians) status.

You will be learning about all aspects of Accounting and learning new skills related to how businesses work. On the Apprenticeship there will be a good mixture of hands-on practical work and written work.

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)