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Accounts Administration Apprenticeship

Interested in a career in Accounting? Optionis & Paragon Skills are pleased to offer an opportunity to gain your Business Administration qualifications while working for an accountancy firm in Poole.

Optionis - Employer

Optionis is a professional services group specialising in managing tax, employment, accountancy and legislative compliance. The group provides a range of market leading solutions to the UK’s small businesses and professional contingent workforce sectors. Our vision and values mean we are nothing short of obsessed with supporting those who we work with and for. We’re constantly investing in our systems and improving the range of solutions we offer. We hire the very best people and look after them well, offering them every opportunity to build their career and share in our success.



12 Months

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Job Summary

New Vacancy
Business & Administration

Detailed Job Description

As an Accounts Administration Apprentice you’ll learn on the job and start putting theory in to practice straight away. We can promise that you’ll be supported throughout your apprenticeship and that there will never be a dull moment!

Typical daily duties include:

  • Opening and distributing the post
  • scanning documents
  • updating clients on their progress
  • handling email enquiries
  • monitoring inboxes
  • performing bank statement reviews
  • checking and preparing letters to HMRC
  • Filing

The working week will be Monday to Friday.

Application Process

  1. APPLY - via GetMyFirstJob using the link provided. Please remember to upload your CV to your profile.
  2. PHONE - we will contact you to discuss your application
  3. EMPLOYER - suitable CVs will be sent to the employer for consideration
  4. INTERVIEW - if you are selected for interview you will be contacted to arrange a date and time

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

You will need strong GCSE grades in Maths & English

Skills required

You will need to be good with numbers and have excellent IT skills.

Personal Qualities

To complete the apprenticeship you will need to be keen to learn, enthusiastic about starting a career in Accounts and open to taking advice from experienced members of staff.

Future prospects

Depending on your performance during the apprenticeship there may be a permanent position available for you. If you were to be taken on as a permanent employee you would be able to benefit from the generous company benefits that include up to 28 days holiday, private healthcare, free car parking, fresh fruit every day, training, study leave for professional qualifications and paid time off for volunteer work.

Additional Information

Training provided

Paragon Skills are one of the leading training providers in the country. We have the ENERGY & EXPERIENCE to give you the EDGE in kick starting your career. Our Personal Tutors will deliver outstanding teaching and learning to help ENERGISE you to complete your apprenticeship training and leave you confident to EXECUTE tasks to the highest standard.

With this apprenticeship you will complete the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business & Administration,
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT,
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities,
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

All training will be delivered in the work place with no requirement for day release to college. You will be mentored by experienced members of staff while developing your skills to a nationally recognised industry standard.

The current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW) is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. PLEASE NOTE – candidates who meet the employer’s criteria will be put forward for interview as soon as possible, this means that the vacancy could be filled before the advertised closing date. Please apply today to avoid disappointment.

Paragon Skills - Learning Provider

Paragon Skills is one of the top 10 national training providers in the UK. We currently hold a Grade 2 “Good” Ofsted rating and are on a journey to Outstanding. We deliver Apprenticeships and a complimentary range of accredited work based programmes of learning for the services, Marine and automotive sectors.  97% of our apprentices would recommend us to a friend.  

Paragon Skills currently inspires over 3000 learners and supports 1500 employers in achieving their goals

For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Paragon Skills on 02382 149390 or email: (Ref ID:79710)
Paragon Skills


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