Part-Qualified Trainee Accountant/ QBE Accountant (2 years+ experience in practice)

Bicester office

We’re an established and dynamic practice undergoing an exciting period of growth and are looking for a Part-Qualified Trainee Accountant / QBE Accountant with bookkeeping, VAT returns, and account preparation experience to join our Bicester team.

Opportunity highlights: 

This is an excellent time to join a vibrant, expanding practice and play a key part in our ongoing growth plans. As a team member, you will have the opportunity to gain more responsibility and support the Senior Management Team with the continued development of the practice.

Role responsibilities:

  • Prioritising own workload
  • Preparing VAT returns and management accounts
  • Communicating with, and assisting clients with queries
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts and Corporation Tax returns
  • Preparation of self-assessment tax returns

Desired qualifications and experience:

We are looking for an experienced candidate, who takes pride in their work and in being part of a positive and productive team. The successful candidate will be willing to go above and beyond clients’ expectations, to help develop profitable, long-lasting relationships.

We require someone who:

  • Is Part Qualified / QBE
  • Has at least 2 years of experience working within general practice
  • Is enthusiastic, with a can-do attitude and has a positive mindset
  • Possesses excellent attention to detail
  • Can build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Has strong organisational skills and the ability to balance workloads to manage the needs of various clients
  • Has experience of sole trade, partnership, and limited company bookkeeping, VAT returns and account preparation
  • Has experience with a range of accounting software; knowledge of Xero, Sage, and Quickbooks is desirable. Training on CCH will be given.

What we provide:

The opportunity to join a strong, dynamic, professional business based at the Bicester Office. 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 (this is dependent upon experience; please state your requirement on your application)
  • A flexible working environment, including flexitime and hybrid working
  • A dedicated Buddy to support and encourage you
  • Support for future study if required
  • Six-monthly salary reviews (if training) based on work progression and exam success
  • 25 days annual holiday (20 if training) in addition to 8 bank holidays
  • Salary Sacrifice pension scheme
  • Ability to join the PMI scheme after 3 months
  • Death in Service scheme after 3 months
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Excellent working conditions with free tea and coffee/ car parking
  • Team social events
  • Internal career progression (some of our current directors joined us as trainees.)

If this vacancy is of interest to you, please send your CV and cover letter, including where you saw this job advertised, to recruitment@whitleystimpson.co.uk

 

Partners in your progress

When you work with us, you’ll be working alongside a partner and advisor who’s genuinely interested in your success – but it all starts with a conversation.

Whether it’s on the phone or over a coffee, we’d love to sit down and talk through any questions you have. Just give us a call, drop us an email, or fill in our contact form, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.