Trainee Accountant

Job Title: Trainee Accountant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Bury
Salary: Competitive Salary
Reference: DTE
Contact Name: Richard Askey
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 16, 2020 11:35

Job Description

Careers at DTE:-

Businesses of all sizes rely on the skill and expertise of accountants. At DTE we strive to ensure that our clients receive the best possible advice and support. 

We have a diverse client portfolio and you will be involved in various types of work, including:-

- Company Audits, Charity Audits and Pension Scheme Audits

- Accounts Preparation, both for unincorporated and incorporated entities

- Corporation tax computations

- Preparation of management accounts

There is also scope for you to work within our Corporate Finance team and be involved in other ad hoc assignments.

We believe that our work based training methods produce well rounded accountants with  a knowledge and understanding of key financial matters affecting businesses in the UK.

You will study with our external training provider. Attendance at college is under a fully funded block release scheme.

Successful candidates will enter into a challenging and rewarding career at DTE and will gain the opportunities and experience to reach their ultimate goals in the accountancy profession.


Applicants should have a minimum of five GCSE's at grades A* - C (including at least a  grade B in Maths and English Language) or equivalent. Plus at least 280 UCAS points (excluding General Studies) from the top 3 grades and a minimum of a 2.1 expected or obtained degree.

A competency with numbers and an ability to problem solve are key attributes.

The successful applicants will, however, demonstrate more than just academic success, we are  looking for enthusiastic individuals with excellent communication skills and a desire to succeed. 

As part of the audit team, travel to clients' premises is required and as such, the ideal candidate will hold a valid UK Driving Licence.


If you are interested in applying for a position, please:-

- Email your CV and cover letter to

As the first step in our selection process, we will be holding an online assessment in September 2020. If successful you will be invited for a virtual interview at the end of September.


Company Profile:-

DTE is a leading independent firm of chartered accountants and tax advisers in
Manchester and North West England.

Offering a range of services including auditing, accounting and tax advice to a diverse range of clients, we are a forward-thinking company who can help clients realise the full potential of their business.

Situated in the heart of Bury, we have over 80 years' experience aiding a variety of businesses. Our expertise extends to working with owner-managed businesses, small to medium sized companies, business start-ups, and UK subsidiaries of large international groups.

All of our advisers are commercially minded and can help clients to effectively work towards their long term goals.

Vacancy start:

- October/November 2020