Part qualified accountant – Job description

Salary £DOE with annual performance bonus and extensive study support. Pension scheme with 5% employer contribution.


  • Accounts preparation for limited companies, partnerships, sole traders and charities
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns
  • Supporting clients in accounting and taxation issues
  • Assisting with audit assignments
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Bookkeeping for clients and preparation of related VAT returns
  • Working as part of a team to carry out other client and in house projects

Key success factors

  • Ability to learn and apply technical skills
  • Co-operative team player
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with clients.
  • Interest in business and commercial affairs.


  • Deal with one or more client assignments simultaneously and bring them to completion for review by a senior accountant or director
  • Effectively document work
  • Identify project issues as well as project progress in a timely and organised manner
  • Build working relationships at peer client level and gain knowledge of your clients’ businesses
  • Demonstrate an active interest in the business world by keeping abreast of market trends and business developments
  • Develop technical skills both on the job and through formal learning channels
  • Build strong team relationship skills

Key performance indicators

  • Meeting assignment/project objectives (timeframes, budgets, outcomes)
  • Client feedback
  • Quality of work output
  • Integration into the team

Qualification/skills and experience and personal attributes

  • Part Qualified ACCA with a minimum of 2 years experience in an accountancy practice
  • Experience in a client facing role
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Team player with a positive – ‘can do’ approach
  • Strong communication skills
  • Audit experience preferred but not essential
  • IRIS/Sage/Xero experience preferred

Study Support

  • Study support for ACCA qualification, including exam kits, revision classes and study leave

The closing date is 31st May 2019 and Applicants should apply in writing attaching their CV to

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