Trainee Accountant (Apprentice)

Ready to start your accounting career? Come and join our brilliant team at an award-winning practice.

Are you a recent school or college graduate looking to kickstart your career in accountancy? Look no further! Our award-winning accountancy practice is seeking a Trainee Accountant to join our team.

As a level 3 apprentice, within just 18 months, you’ll be just one step away from becoming a qualified accountant. And the best part? You’ll gain valuable experience on a day-to-day basis, from bookkeeping and VAT returns to maintaining records for HMRC and Companies House. You’ll also handle general administrative tasks, which will give you a broad range of skills and expertise.

This role is a great way to gain valuable experience in the accountancy industry and you will receive excellent training and guidance from experienced professionals who are passionate about supporting you in your career development.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Completing client bookkeeping and reconciling other financial documents
  • Preparing and filing VAT returns
  • Maintaining statutory records at Companies House, as well as dealing with HMRC
  • Handling general administrative tasks, including post and answering the phone

As an award-winning firm, you’ll be part of a team that’s known for providing exceptional service to clients. So, if you’re someone who pays attention to detail, is organised, and can manage your own workload, you’ll be a perfect fit.

We’re a digitally-focused firm, so you’ll need to be IT-savvy and passionate about technology. But don’t worry – we’ll provide all the training you need to succeed in this exciting role. Plus, with opportunities to progress within our accountancy practice, you’ll be able to grow and develop your skills alongside us.


  • 5 GCSEs at 4 – 9 (inc. English Language and Maths at grade 5 or higher)
  • A drive to learn and develop your skills in accountancy.
  • A passion for technology and IT-savvy.
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to manage your own workload and meet deadlines.

Our team is friendly and supportive, and we know how to have a good time – with regular social events to help us bond and unwind. And as we’re an ambitious firm, we also have a dedicated team of software engineers and marketers, so you’ll have access to experts who can help you grow your knowledge and skills even further.

And with our office located within walking distance of Derby city centre, you’ll be able to enjoy all the benefits of city life while working in a supportive, exciting environment.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to start your accountancy career with a bang. This apprenticeship is an excellent alternative to university, allowing you to earn a salary while you learn, without incurring any student debt. Apply today!

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