Accounts Assistance Apprentice Dpc Accountants

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful and thriving company that offers a varied and exciting role. We are looking for an enthusiastic, talented individual with a keen eye for detail and flair for accounts to join our team.

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Closing date: 12 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 35 hours

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

We have continued to expand and now have two vacancies within the accounts department for book keepers who will be responsible for the following:

  • Operation of Sage Line 50 operating the sales, purchase ledgers, together with reconciling the bank account
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • End of year processes in preparation of Statutory Accounts from Sage Line 50 data
  • Direct client interaction including client facing meeting to resolve all book keeping and Vat queries
  • Preparation of sole trader and partnership accounts
  • Development in the accounts and audit team with study support If you haven’t already managed to secure permanent employment and the above role is something that you would like to consider please give me a call on the number shown below.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Competent in using Microsoft Packages
  • Confident when speaking to people over the telephone and face to face
  • Good organisational skills
  • To be able to prioritise workloads
  • Good written communication
  • Using own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Energetic
  • Good time keeping
  • Smart appearance
  • Excellent command of English.

Qualifications required

GCSE grades A-C (or equivalent) in English & Maths. Advantage if qualification in IT

Future prospects

We pride ourselves on developing our apprentices career prospects and organically growing your potential within our company.

About the employer

Strong relationships, substantial director involvement, honest answers and intelligent solutions from one of Staffordshire’s leading independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers. We work with you to deliver the very best for you and your business. We believe that building strong relationships with our clients is the key to offering an unrivalled service and our policy is always to be pro-active and to offer the very best possible solutions for all your personal and business needs. We have decades of experience behind us but our knowledge is “in the now” and our vision trained on the future. Whatever your requirement, be it starting out with a new business venture or tax planning, we have the breadth of expertise to help you achieve your goals. DPC Accountants are part of The DPC Group Limited which is dedicated in providing the highest quality business advice and aims to draw on the experience and expertise of a variety of specialist strategic partners providing bespoke business and tax solutions.


Dpc Accountants


Vernon Road



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Training provider

Full on-the-job training and support will be provided to enable the successful applicant to undertake the full range of duties required of the role.

In addition, training will also be provided towards the Apprenticeship in through in-house delivery.

The Qualification consists of the following:

  • Technical certificate
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in Literacy and Numeracy (if relevant)

Apprenticeship standard

Accounting > Assistant Accountant

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babington Business College


Rosie Lyon 01332345450

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Closing date: 12 Nov 2017