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Accounts Senior/Semi-Senior in Plymouth at Bishop Fleming

Date Posted: 6/3/2018

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Are you looking to join a reputable firm with a friendly open culture?

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Senior/Semi-Senior to join our expanding Corporate and Business Services team in Plymouth.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent accounts preparation skills, and will enjoy working with a variety of key clients across a broad range of sectors.

Ranked in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to work for, you will be joining one of the UK’s fastest growing accountancy practices with 29 partners across seven offices located throughout the wider South West.

You will be involved in the preparation of financial accounts for owner managed corporate businesses as well as assisting with all aspects of tax compliance.

Keen to build on your practical experience, you will also enjoy maintaining consultative client relationships, as well as introducing other services to new and existing clients.

This role would suit AAT qualified or part qualified accountants who are looking to take on a diverse and exciting role within a Times Top 100 firm.

You will have:

  • AAT Qualified or part qualified (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of eighteen months experience of preparing financial accounts ideally within a practice environment – some industry experience would be considered.
  • Excellent IT Skills and a good standard of education (min. 2 A Levels, 9 GCSE’s (Or Equivalent) with Min. Grade B’s in Maths and English
  • Experience of Xero would be advantageous.

You will be:

  • Well organised, enthusiastic and a self-motivated team player.
  • An excellent communicator with a flair for dealing with various types and quality of accounting records.
  • Confident, outgoing and able to adapt to work with a wide range of businesses.


We offer:

  • Competitive salary with annual review and access to our Benefits Choice Platform
  • On-going professional training
  • £1,000 joining bonus for Direct Applicants receive (terms apply)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays dependent on grade
  • 36.25 hours per week – part time considered
  • Life Assurance (3 x Salary)
  • Personal Pension – Employer 3%, Employee min 2% (subject to auto enrolment rules)
  • Critical Illness Scheme
  • Fully paid health scheme after probationary period via Simplyhealth plus Contributory Private Health Scheme (subject to renewal terms)

We are a responsible employer - committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential.

Our ‘One Firm’ approach aims to provide a culture where our people are valued and treated fairly with respect, but also one where our differences are understood and celebrated.

We hope that these objectives will attract you to our firm as an employer of choice.