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Job Reference 1806890Admin / Accounts Assistant ApprenticeDue to the growth of our business, we are looking to add to our administration team. We are looking for someone to shadow our existing admin and accounts team members. After time when the applicant is ready, they will be given their own responsibilities to help support the business.

Apprenticeship Summary

The duties will include:

  • Matching invoices / Purchase ledger
  • Reconciling company credit cards
  • Mentoring business admin apprentice
  • Communicating with suppliers
  • Liaising with MCS site staff – chasing paperwork & information
  • Answering the phone
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Assisting the accounts & procurement departments in general
  • Assisting with site management – printing drawings etc..
  • Easy build (no experience necessary training will be given)
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Closing Date:
30 Jan 2022

£20,000.00 - £25,000.00, Annually

Working week:
Monday to Friday with some day release to the Filton Campus of SGS, times TBD.

Expected duration:
18 months

Possible start date:
14 Feb 2022

Date posted:
4 days ago

Apprenticeship level:

Reference number:

1 available


Elaine Baillie07920181729
[email protected]

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate, tech-savvy, familiarity with using MS Word, Excel. Easybuild (training will be given)
  • Good written and verbal communication and attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • The ideal candidate will possess a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a willingness to learn and gain new experience
  • An ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to pick up new processes and tools quickly
  • A positive, professional and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Creative, well organised and self-motivated
  • Must be able to handle highly confidential situations with professionalism and tact

Desired qualifications

You must be able to demonstrate you have adequate English and maths levels. You will be required to complete an English and maths assessment as part of the selection process. (This will be done at SGS College, Filton). You will be supported by SGS College to achieve an English and maths qualification if you don't hold one.

Future prospects

On completion of your apprenticeship, it could be career progression opportunities in various areas of the business. Good training and career progression opportunities.


Things to consider

Annual Bonus (dependant on Company performance)

Holiday: 25 days with compulsory Christmas shutdown to be used from allocation  

Please ensure you can get to this location for work.

Permanent base in Bristol, must be willing to travel to Offices/Site within the business when as & when needed

Applications will only be accepted through the National Apprenticeship Website, https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship .

BRISTOL: If your application is successful, you will be contacted by South Gloucestershire & Stroud College (normally via email) to invite you to attend a pre interview and initial assessment.  Please ensure that you also check your junk/spam inbox for emails.

If you are successful at this stage, you will then be invited to attend an interview with the employer.

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

About the employer

MCS is an independently owned Building Services provider who specialise in the design, installation & delivery of building services solutions, covering all aspects of mechanical and electrical engineering installations.

Our unique culture is part of our DNA and it’s an underpaying factor in our success. We offer a service which is innovative and client focused, we collaborate with our customers and supply chain partners to ensure we share common values. Going the extra mile for our customers is something that’s ingrained into our entire organisation, we are continuing to grow a reputation for providing a high-quality service and consistently delivering projects to our client’s requirements.

We have a proven track record for delivering large complex corporate headquarters to small regional office fit out projects for over a decade, we have delivered these fit-out installations on-time, on-budget and to an exceptional level of quality. We achieve this success for our customers with sound processes and proven delivery methods, driven by our customer focused management team.

We are located on the outskirts of Bristol and our location within the M4 corridor makes us ideally places to carry out work throughout the South East and South West of the country.

Maintenance & Contracting Services Ltd

The Alpha Centre
BS37 5NG


SGS has elected to deliver the on-programme-learning using the Association of Accounting Technician (aat) Foundation Diploma and the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting.
AAT as the lead awarding organisation for accounting have been involved in the development of the apprenticeship Standard and have mapped the diplomas to the Standard. Our recommended End Point Assessment Organisation is AAT.

Details of the Diploma as the delivery model for the Apprenticeship Standard as follows;

  • A structured, proven training programme that equips the candidate with the skillset required for the industry
  • Thorough mapping against the Standard ensuring all skills, knowledge and behaviours are covered
  • Achievement of an industry-recognised accounting technical qualification
  • Provides a platform for progress tracking
  • Prepares the candidate for End Point Assessment with AAT
  • Provides a basis for progression, within our outside the apprenticeship route
  • External quality assurance through Ofqual regulated awarding organisation
  • An appeals and redress process with the awarding organisation
  • Attendance at weekly classes for each module is mandatory for all apprentices.

The Apprenticeship will be delivered by a South Gloucestershire & Stroud College Assessor and you will be required to attend the Filton Campus to complete some of your learning.

You will be required to complete company training to include both remote and face to face learning, as well as learning about various aspects of the business.

Training Provider
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Elaine Baillie07920181729
[email protected]

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