Accounts and Audit Apprentice DPC ACCOUNTANTS LTD

As an Accounts and Audit Apprentice, you will assist the accounts and audit team in the management and delivery of business services for DPC clients, gaining skills and knowledge through a combination of on-the- job training and study. Once qualified, we offer further training and development to continue your career progression within DPC.

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Closing date: 22 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, working hours. To be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Bookkeeping
  • Prepare VAT reports
  • Prepare small sets of accounts
  • Prepare simple corporation tax computations
  • Prepare budgets at the start of each job, monitor, and communicate with the Client Manager where problems are encountered to ensure timely solution
  • General administrative tasks e.g. post, filing, scanning, uploading accounts etc.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Accounting Assistant Apprenticeship Standard.
  • You will spend four days a week in the work place and one day a week at Newcastle College for your 'study day'.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Could lead to a permanent position for the right person

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

DPC are one of Staffordshire’s leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers. We work with our clients to deliver the very best for them and their business.




DPC Accountants Limited

Stone House, Stone Road Business Park

Stone Road


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


The Apprenticeship Hub

01782 254287

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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