Business Administrator


Accounts assistant to supply administrative support by performing clerical tasks such as filing, handling mail, making phone calls, replying to emails and basic bookkeeping. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.


Gateshead, NE83AH


Per Week

40.00 Hours

Per Week

Role and Responsibilities

Hours of Work – 40 hour Monday to Thursday 8.00 – 5.00 p.m. Friday 8.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.

Accounts Assistant Work Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring daily communications and answering any queries
  • Ensuring payments, amounts and records are correct
  • Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers
  • Recording and filing cash transactions
  • Controlling credit and chasing debt
  • Invoice processing and filing
  • Processing expense requests
  • Liaising with third party providers, clients and suppliers
  • Updating and maintaining procedural documentation
  • Recording sale and purchase invoices in accounting software
  • Entering supplier payments and customer receipts
  • Scanning invoices and other documents on a daily basis
  • Ad hoc administration duties

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Required Skills

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office systems
  • Good keyboard skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Numerate and Literate
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to tight timescales
  • Good communication skills
  • Accurate and good attention to detail

Required Qualifications

Maths, English and ICT, GCSE Grade 4-9 or equivalent.


  • Maths and English to Level 2 required, if not already achieved
  • Ongoing assessment by the employer and provider – for example meetings with apprentice, employer and learning provider, observations of workplace, gathering evidence
  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviour in relation to: customer service principles and practices, planning, regulation, responsibility and IT, business principles, customer communication and health and safety.
  • Undertake a self-assessment in the last month of their apprenticeship to enable them to see whether they are confident that they have taken on board all aspects of the occupation
  • This self-assessment must be submitted to the independent end point assessor as a source of evidence to prepare for independent End Point Assessment which will include multiple choice assessment; showcase portfolio of learning and interview; presentation of a project


Very good opportunity to develop and grow within the organisation with a good career route. The employer has a clear plan for developing this role for the right candidate.