closing date: 31st January 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Apprentice to join the Nottingham Accounts team of Smith Cooper.

This role not only offers invaluable experience, but it also gives someone the chance for an exciting career in Accountancy, by providing the AAT qualification..

Why Smith Cooper?

• We’re a multi-award winning, Accountancy Age Top 50, accountancy and business advisory firm
• We work with ambitious businesses of different sizes across a variety of sectors – no two jobs are the same
• Our people are our most important asset and we can prove it! Our Managing Partner started at Smith Cooper as a graduate just 13 years ago, and all of our service lines encourage training, development, and progression in a friendly and supportive working environment.


• Assisting the Accounts team with the preparation of statutory accounts for sole, traders, partnerships and companies.
• Assisting in the completion of bookkeeping with a view to producing regular management accounts for clients.
• Assisting with the preparation of VAT returns to ensure that timetables are met.
• Assisting other members of the Accounts team with administration tasks as required.
• Maintaining good relationships with clients.

The ideal candidate

• Will be motivated to provide the highest quality service to clients.
• Has excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Is a team player with a strong work ethic.
• Maths A-Level preferred but not essential.


· 25 days annual leave + bank holidays.
· Option to buy an additional 5 days of annual leave.
· Discounts and cashback at numerous shops, holidays and services using our Smith Cooper Rewards service.
· Health cash plan – cashback on healthcare including eye tests, dentist visits, physiotherapy, etc.
· Discounted (and sometimes free!) tickets for sports and entertainment venues we sponsor.
· Regular employee social events and annual firm-wide away days.

Salary: £NMW depending on age of candidate.

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