Part Qualified Accountant

Spear Recruitment
Peterborough, UK
31 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Part Qualified Accountant (Audit and Accounts Team)

Location: Peterborough

Salary: D.O.E

My Client is looking for someone to become part of the audit and accounts department which provides a wide range of advisory, audit and accounting services to our clients. Your time will split approximately 50% and the remainder on offering other professional services such as accountancy, systems reviews, corporate tax and company secretarial work.

Corporate staff and Partners advise businesses ranging from large multi-national corporations to small family companies, many of which are owned by wealthy individuals. In addition to commercial companies in service/manufacturing industries, my Client also deal with professional partnerships, financial service companies and a significant number of not-for-profit organisations. My Clients aim is to provide outstanding service in a professional and efficient manner tailored to give the client the benefit of exceptional advice and maximum added value.

The individual

The applicant should ideally have 1-3 years' experience in practice in the delivery of external audit and accounting services. A range of experience across client type and size would be desirable but is not essential.

The applicant should be able to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours:
  • A passion for delivering quality and ensures that client needs are met, benefiting both the client and the firm.
  • Defines performance measures and continuously looks to assess, improve and achieve objective.
  • Sets priorities, defines activities, gives responsibilities and plans work so that results are achieved on time.
  • Seeks self-development and provides support that enables others to develop within the firm.
  • Works cooperatively with others, positively influences them and ensures team participation to support the firm's goals.
  • Thinks widely and laterally to identify and consider different options before determining the best solution.
  • Listens to, understands and communicates confidently with others in a clear, concise, polite and purposeful way.
  • Motivates self and others to succeed for the benefit of the firm.
  • In addition to the above the individual should be organised and commercially minded. They should display a flexible, professional approach and have the confidence and ability to establish credibility with Partners and clients. Technical skills are obviously important, but this position also requires a team orientated and flexible personality.


The successful application will provide complete and efficient delivery to the audit and accounts department management team and the Peterborough office partners. This is a mixed role that will include undertaking audit and accounts work, both in the office and at client premises.

Education and experience
  • Applicants may be a graduate/AAT qualified and/or part qualified ACA/ACCA (first time passes in the professional exams to date will be expected).
  • Professional training experience should have been broad based with exposure to a good range of clients both in size and sector.
  • We have an excellent record of training our people and helping them achieve exam success.

This vacancy is being managed by Charlotte Roscoe at Spear Recruitment Ltd.

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