Trainee Accountants

We are currently accepting applications for our intake of students in the Autumn of 2018.

The ideal candidate will have studied to, or be studying to, 'A' levels or a degree standard, with at least 112 UCAS points at 'A' level and be seeking a career in audit and accountancy.

The successful candidate will be provided with full study support towards a recognised accountancy qualification.

(Previous Applicants Need Not Apply)

Applications in writing with curriculum vitae

The Staff Partner
Chartered Accountants
36 Tyndall Court, Commerce Road, Lynchwood, Peterborough, PE2 6LR
Or by email to


Due to the continued rise in our client base a highly motivated and organised bookkeeper is needed to handle their own client portfolio.

The role will require you to:

  • Be the first point of contact for all your bookkeeping clients
  • Manage your client portfolio
  • Undertake computerised and manual bookkeeping which will include accounts file set-up, income review and reconciliation, purchase ledger review and reconciliation, nominal ledger review and reconciliation, bank reconciliation, overall expenditure review, extended trial balance preparation, drafting basic accounts from existing trial balances and resolving queries by liaison with clients
  • Prepare VAT returns
  • Prepare Management Accounts for businesses
  • Attend client sites when required
  • Assist the firm with its ‘Making Tax Digital’ solution

The successful candidate will be AAT qualified or be qualified by experience and have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a bookkeeper within practice or industry.

Strong communication skills are essential as well as a willingness to work within a team, as is excellent problem solving skills.

Up to date Sage 50 knowledge is required.

A full UK driving license is required as you will have to work off site occasionally

Competitive salary dependent on experience.

No agency applications.

Junior Accounts Assistant

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Junior Accounts Assistant, either studying for AAT or ATT qualified who wishes to progress on to study for the ICAEW qualification.

The successful candidate with have worked in an accountancy practice for at least 18 months and be able to prepare sole trader, partnership and limited company accounts, including ability of requesting appropriate information from clients. A working knowing of income and corporation tax computations would be an advantage to assist with general tax administration.

Training will be provided towards both AAT and ICAEW qualifications.

To apply for this position please do so in writing, together with a current CV to:

The Staff Partner
Chartered Accountants
36 Tyndall Court, Commerce Road, Lynchwood, Peterborough, PE2 6LR
Or by email to

Qualified Accountants/Office Vacancies

Whilst at the present time we do not have any vacancies for qualified accountants or office administration personnel, please visit our website periodically as any vacancies will be placed on this page.

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