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Apprentice Accountant

Aspiring to be an accountant? An excellent opportunity exists for two apprentice accountants to join an established, professional and friendly chartered accountancy practice based in Exminster on the outskirts of Exeter.

As part of the Sheppard Rockey & Williams team you will work closely with more experienced members of staff to deliver a variety of accountancy and tax based services to a range of clients including:

  • Preparation of financial statements for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders;
  • Preparation of tax computations;
  • Bookkeeping services, including data input and preparation of VAT returns;
  • Filing Companies House and H M Revenue & Customs documents on behalf of clients; and
  • General administration support for the team.

Desired skills

  • Logical and well organised with good problem-solving skills;
  • Natural aptitude for numbers;
  • An eye for detail and an ability to work methodically and accurately;
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Confident telephone manner; 
  • Good IT skills (including Excel and Word);and
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines.

Personal qualities

  • Professional & hard working;
  • Interest in business and finance;
  • Keen and enthusiastic in your approach to tasks and also to your development; and
  • Reliable, punctual and a team player.

Qualifications

  • Grade A-C or level 5 and above GCSE in Maths and English
  • At least 3 other GCSEs grade A-C or level 5 and above

Future prospects

For the right candidate, there is the possibility of continued support for your accountancy career all the way through to professional status such as ACA/ACCA.

Hours of Work

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with an hour for lunch. (35 hours per week)

Salary

Competitive salary

How to Apply

To apply please email you CV to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Intermediate Business Apprenticeship

An excellent opportunity exists for a business apprentice to join an established, professional and friendly accountancy practice based in Exminster on the outskirts of Exeter.

As part of the Sheppard Rockey & Williams team you will work as an administrator supporting directors and the team with general admin tasks, including the following;

  • Reception duties;
  • Interacting with clients either on the phone or in person;
  • Administrative and other office support;
  • Invoicing, filing and data entry; and
  • General support to all departments as and when required.

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Confident telephone manner; 
  • Good IT skills (including Excel and Word);
  • Attention to detail and accuracy;
  • The ability to work unsupervised and to use own initiative;
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines; and
  • Excellent organisation skills.

Personal qualities

  • Professional & hard working;
  • Keen and enthusiastic in your approach to tasks and also to your development; and
  • Reliable, punctual and a team player.

Qualifications

  • Grade A-C or level 5 and above GCSE in Maths and English
  • At least 3 other GCSEs grade A-C or level 5 and above

Future prospects

For the right candidate, there is the possibility of continued support through your apprenticeship to level 3.

Hours of Work

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with an hour for lunch. (35 hours per week)

Salary

Competitive salary

How to Apply

To apply please email you CV to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Details

Sheppard Rockey & Williams Limited

Sannerville Chase

Exminster

Exeter

Devon

EX6 8AT

Email: enquiries@srwaccountants.co.uk

Tel: 01392 824777

Fax: 01392 824838

Opening Times

Our office at Sannerville Chase is open:

Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday:9am - 5pm

Wednesday:9am - 5pm

Thursday:9am - 5pm

Friday:9am - 5pm

The office is closed on Weekends and Bank Holidays.

Chartered Accountants

We are registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales as Chartered Accountants and can be found on the register at http://find.icaew.com using our firm name and/or location.

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