Part-Qualified Accountant / QBE with Audit Experience – High Wycombe

Having acquired several new audit clients in addition to the current portfolio, this role will include working on several audits, growing the client base further, and maintaining existing client relationships.

You will provide support for Managers and Directors in providing professional accountancy services to fee paying clients.

You will take responsibility for completing tasks accurately and to deadlines in order to ensure the audit is delivered in a timely and cost-effective manner.  You will supervise junior staff as well as preparing audit planning documentation for review.

When not involved in audits, you will support Managers and Directors with a varied general portfolio providing a wide range of services.

The services can include financial reporting, corporate taxation, personal taxation, and tax planning, giving you a wide range of experience.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver the audit files in accordance with UK GAAP
  • Manage client communication in an effective manner
  • Monitor your assignment budgets pro-actively
  • Preparation of Limited company accounts for a variety of clients to be reviewed by Managers / Directors
  • Preparation of Corporation Tax computations for review
  • Preparation of partnership and sole trade accounts
  • Preparation of personal and partnership tax returns
  • Preparation and review of VAT returns
  • Management account preparation
  • Highlight any deficiencies with client records or areas for concern to Managers / Directors and recommend actions for improvement

About You: 

You will be part-qualified ACCA / ICAEW or QBE with previous audit experience as well as 3 years’ experience of working within practice.  You will be self-driven, results-oriented, and with a positive outlook.  As well as a desire to learn and develop yourself, you will be interested in supporting our trainees with their training and development.  You must have good communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to take accurate and well-structured notes.  You will have strong IT skills, ideally with a working knowledge of Sage, QuickBooks, Xero, and CCH but must also be competent in both Word and Excel.

We will offer you:

The opportunity to join a strong, dynamic, professional business in High Wycombe. A company that takes pride in putting its staff first and in turn providing client excellence.

In addition to this, you will receive:

  • A competitive salary with 6 monthly salary reviews if under a training contract; annual appraisal if Qualified / QBE
  • A flexible working environment including flexitime and hybrid working subject to business requirements
  • Training support for future study and / or completion of professional qualification to include paid time for study and exams
  • 25 days annual holiday (after completion of studies) in addition to 8 Bank Holidays (20 plus 8 Bank Holidays if under a training contract)
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Ability to join a PMI scheme to include the benefits of the Vitality Programme, helping you to take control of your health and lifestyle
  • WeCare Health and Wellbeing Support
  • Staff social events and the opportunity to support charity events
  • Free onsite parking
  • Internal career progression (some of our current directors joined us as trainees)
  • Death in Service cover
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Excellent working conditions with free tea and coffee

If this vacancy is of interest to you, please send your CV and cover letter, including where you saw this job advertised, to


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