Vacancy – IT Apprentice

We are an IT consulting installation & training company, focussed on Microsoft platforms and technologies. We offer advice, technical architecture solutions and development services to our range of clients based on their user base and organisation business requirements.

We also offer ongoing support for companies who don’t have the in-house skills and knowledge to support their users or systems. A great deal of what we do is Accounting & Point of Sale systems.

We are also a general business provider managing and hosting clients’ servers, PC’s, Microsoft Office 365, Antivirus & Networking systems meaning that we build and deliver business process for our clients.

Job overview

The right candidate will have an organised approach to work and will be able to juggle working on many different projects simultaneously. A confident and friendly phone manner will beessential as a large part of the role will be fielding in-bound calls and making outbound calls to update customers and contact suppliers.

Main responsibilities

The role would include:

  • Dealing with incoming customer queries and issues.
  • Installing & supporting Point of Sale systems.
  • Linking point of sale solutions to Sage 50, 200 & 300 back office financial systems.
  • Microsoft Office 365 – We support and design solutions for companies who have subscribed to MS O365 cloud application portal.
  • Maintaining client’s anti-virus solutions.
  • SQL Server – is MS relational database server. We build data solutions hosted in SQL for reporting and business intelligence dashboards.
  • Microsoft Cloud platform. We host servers and cloud solutions.

Required qualities

  • Interest in IT, computers and new technology sector, as well as a keen interest to develop your skills in accounting practices.
  • The applicant will be proficient in the use of Excel and IT literate when using Word and Outlook and will be keen to learn and embrace new technology.
  • Understanding of cloud technologies.
  • Committed to excellent client service.
  • Pro-active and has solution focused attitude.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Team player – Must be able to communicate well in English amongst the team.
  • Effective organisation and administration skills.
  • Ability to be able to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Good English and grammar.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to use their initiative.
  • Keen and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent time keeping.
  • Great communication skills – confident in answering the phone and dealing with customer enquiries.
  • The candidate should be familiar with MS Word.

Desired qualification

6 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C including Maths plus GCSE English (or equivalent) at grade D or above.

Working week

Monday to Friday 9am to 5:00pm



Sage 300 (formerly Accpac) Price increase 1st September 2018

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On 1st September 2018, there will be a price increase of 20% on all Sage 300 software and maintenance from 1st October 2018. This is the first price increase on Sage 300 since 2014. If you are looking to add any additional users or modules to your Sage 300, now is the time to do so before the prices go up.

We can also offer a 15% discount off the current price if ordered within August 2018. Please get in touch with either Ian Brocklehurst or Steve Parker if you wish to take advantage of this great offer.

Sage 300 Technical Consultant – Manchester


Manchester UK



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Contact Name:  Ian Brocklehurst

Sage 300 Technical consultant : Manchester UK : Competitive rates

We are a strategic Sage 300 Business Partner looking to expand our team of specialists due to the growth and expansion of our business.

We currently support the Sage 300 market place with a growing client base of exclusive clients all around the UK, Europe & Worldwide.

The role will involve; demonstrating, scoping, implementation, training and support.  A strong background and experience of providing Sage 300 consultancy is essential in this role along with some 3rd party Sage 300 solutions.

This role is located in Manchester UK, and therefore to be considered for this role, applicants must either be holding a valid UK working visa or be eligible to work in the UK, salaries are dependent on experience

In order to be considered for this position, please send your CV to 

Due to the nature of this role you MUST be able to live and work in the UK by either holding a valid UK working visa or be eligible to do so by other qualifying means as we are unable to sponsor any work permits.

Salary on offer will depend completely upon a candidates experience and skills.

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