Payroll – Thomson Cooper

Job Title:         Apprenticeship – Payroll

Type:                Modern Apprenticeship

Contract:          Permanent

Salary:             £12,000 – £14,000 per annum

Employer:        Thomson Cooper Accountants – Dunfermline

Work Environment:

Aim high and trust us to deliver a rewarding career! At Thomson Cooper we focus on training, work, well-being and reward….with some socialising and fundraising thrown in for good measure!

At Thomson Cooper our purpose is to ‘listen, advise and support our clients to achieve their goals’.

What might a day in this job look like?

We are looking for a rising star to join our expanding payroll team based at our Dunfermline office. We are offering the successful candidate the opportunity to complete a Business Administration apprenticeship whilst learning on-the-job with highly experienced payroll professionals.

Payroll is the beating heart of any organisation and here at Thomson Cooper, we are the beating heart for our clients and their employees. You will be part of a fun, strong and committed team where you will learn what it is to be a competent Payroll professional.

If you enjoy working with numbers and working as part of a professional team, then this is the career for you!

What will I learn?

At Thomson Cooper we offer a competitive salary and benefits package. We are a growing firm with opportunities for talented, ambitious individuals to flourish. We provide feedback and support and will invest in your development, including a dedicated workplace supporter/mentor.

We have been committed to the Healthy Working Lives programme since 2010. We regularly promote initiatives to suit all ages and abilities that encourage physical and mental well-being and a healthy lifestyle. We enjoy raising funds for various charities and supporting our local communities.

Business and Administration Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF level 6

What Qualifications / Qualities are required?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual. Ideally you will have achieved (or expect to achieve) a minimum of 6 x National 5’s (grade A-C) including English and Maths. During our selection process, we will be looking for you to be able to demonstrate:

  • A clear commitment to studying and achieving your Business Administration qualification
  • Effective communication skills by listening and asking the right questions
  • That you take pride in your work through accuracy and attention to detail
  • You are a responsible person who is punctual and can work to deadlines
  • An enthusiasm for numbers (of course!)

How to Apply: 

Please send your CV to

Closing Date:

Saturday 2nd July