Accounts and Audit Trainee

As an Accounts and Audit Trainee, 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.

Over 3 years, you will follow the apprenticeship standard for Accounts / Finance Assistant to become AAT qualified. This is currently delivered through Newcastle and Stafford College Group via day release. As an approved ACA training provider, you will also receive internal training and development alongside your studies. Once qualified, we offer further training and development to continue your career progression within DPC.


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • 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.
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  • Communicating to colleagues and clients by phone and email.
  • Monitor and maintain deadlines.
  • General administrative tasks e.g. post, filing, scanning, uploading accounts etc.
  • Ensure a professional approach is adopted to daily tasks.


Ideal candidate:

  • Available to start on 01 July 2024.
  • Minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grades 9-4 (or equivalent) including Maths and English.
  • Ability to problem solve effectively, and to work on own initiative.
  • Strong team player, with an organised and positive attitude to work.
  • Excellent time management, organisation and prioritisation skills.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work methodically and follow process.
  • Confident and clear communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Flexible in approach to work tasks, being able to adapt quickly to new circumstances as they arise.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office word and excel.
  • Proactive approach to own personal and professional development.


To apply, please email a copy of your CV and cover letter to:

We are receiving applications from 01 February to 22 March 2024. Interviews are planned for weeks commencing 15 April and 22 April 2024.

Join the team!

To register your interest, please send your CV to 

DPC Team

Hmrc Enquiries Support & Protection