Assistant Accountant Apprentice SMV Associates Limited

SMV Associates Limited are offering the chance for a candidate to take part in an Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship. We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join our Tiverton office to start in August 2024. The successful candidate will be working as part of a team to provide excellent service to our clients.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday; 9.00am - 5.00pm (breaks to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Preparation of accounts
  • Providing bookkeeping services
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns
  • Working as part of a team to provide excellent service to our clients

The training you will be getting

As well as on-the-job training you will attend Richard Huish College for one day per week and work towards the following:

  • Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Apprenticeship Diploma
  • Functional Skills in maths, ICT and English (if applicable)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • For the right candidate there is the possibility of being supported through your accountancy career all the way through to professional status

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Desired

Things to consider

This is an office-based job, and some tasks can be a little repetitive at times. You will need to be logical, well organised and enjoy problem solving.

About the employer

SMV Associates are a fast growing firm based in Tiverton. We are looking for a new trainee who can progress through the professional exams and grow with the firm.


SMV Associates Limited


Unit 4 Cedar Court

Tiverton Business Park


EX16 6GT

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Emma Harper

01823 424603

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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