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In addition to the positions below, we recruit Trainee Accountants on an annual basis. If you are/will be a graduate interested in pursuing a career in accountancy, please email, with full CV, to Dan Insley.

Accounts / Audit Senior

Contract: Full-time, Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex

Qualifications and Experience

  • ACA / ACCA qualified
  • Experience of working in public practice (preferably for a small or medium sized firm)
  • Preparation of statutory accounts for Limited companies and preferably charities
  • Experience of accounting software
  • Audit experience preferable but not essential (training will be given if necessary)
  • Team player but also able to work independently
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and Word

Job role

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work on a variety of our clients based in our offices and on
site at clients as necessary.

The role will include both accounts preparation and audit work on our varied client base. This includes
specialist audits of charities and financial services sector clients (training will be given where necessary).

The individual will need to be able to:

  • Take jobs from planning through to preparation of draft accounts for manager/partner review;
  • Assist the supervision and training of our AAT and ICAEW trainees in conjunction with our other qualified staff; and
  • Draft corporation tax returns as part of the preparation of annual accounts / audit.

The role is based in our Colchester town centre office with visits to clients and our Mersea office as necessary.

Future prospects

We expect the successful candidate to play a role in the development of our firm with opportunities for the
right person to progress to manager level in due course.

We provide CPD training for all our qualified staff with monthly update courses and specialist courses as and
when necessary.

Compensation package

  • Competitive salary on offer – dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Private health insurance
  • Parking space at office (or paid for parking nearby)
  • 20 days paid holiday (increasing to 25 days after 5 years’ service)

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • preparation of statutory accounts for charities: 1 year (preferred)
  • audit: 1 year (preferred)
  • public practice: 3 years (required)
  • preparation of statutory accounts for Limited Companies: 3 years (required)
  • Accounting software: 3 years (required)

Work remotely:

  • No
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Accounts Semi Senior

Contract: Full-time, Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex

Qualifications and Experience

  • ACA / ACCA part qualified or AAT qualified
  • Experience of working in public practice (preferably for a small or medium sized firm)
  • Preparation of statutory accounts for Limited companies and preferably charities
  • Experience of accounting software
  • Team player but also able to work independently
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and Word

Job role

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work on a variety of our clients based in our offices and on site at clients
as necessary.

This role could be undertaken on a part time basis.

The role will involve management and statutory accounts preparation on our varied client base.

The individual will need to be able to:

  • Take jobs from planning through to preparation of draft accounts for manager review;
  • Manage their workload and assist in the training of junior staff members; and
  • Draft corporation tax returns as part of the preparation of annual accounts.

The role is based in our Colchester town centre office with visits to clients and our Mersea office as necessary.

Future prospects

We expect the successful candidate to play a role in the development of our firm with opportunities for progression
dependent on the individual.

We provide ongoing training for all our staff.

Compensation package

  • Competitive salary on offer – dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Private health insurance
  • Parking space at office (or paid for parking nearby)
  • 20 days paid holiday (increasing to 25 days after 5 years’ service)
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Bookkeeping and Payroll Assistant

Contract: Full-time, Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience of working in public practice (preferably for a small or medium sized firm)
  • Payroll processing
  • Experience of accounting software
  • Team player but also able to work independently
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Experience of producing VAT returns under MTD using either software or bridging software

Job role

We are looking for a highly motivated payroll and bookkeeping assistant.

This role could be undertaken on a part time basis.

The individual will need to be able to:

  • Prepare and process monthly payrolls ranging from director only to clients with 100 staff
  • Complete the monthly, quarterly or annual VAT returns for clients as required
  • Produce accounts for unincorporated sole traders and partnerships.

The role is based in our Colchester town centre office with visits to clients and our Mersea office as necessary.

Future prospects

We expect the successful candidate to play a role in the development of our firm with opportunities for progression dependent on the individual.

We provide ongoing training for all our staff.

Compensation package

  • Competitive salary on offer
  • Private health insurance
  • Parking space at office (or paid for parking nearby)
  • 20 days paid holiday (increasing to 25 days after 5 years’ service)
  • Enrolment into the company pension scheme
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