Hartley Fowler
Brighton, UK
13 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a part-qualified accountant with experience of audit & accounts preparation to join the audit team at Hartley Fowler, in the heart of Brighton.

Here at Hartley Fowler, we are an accountancy firm offering a full range of services to our diverse portfolio of clients. We are passionate about professional development: growing our skills, making the most of new technology and learning new ideas, and offer a friendly and supportive working environment.

For the role of Audit & Accounts Semi-Senior, the successful candidate will be part way through their ACA or ACCA qualifications, with at least 2 years accountancy work experience, ideally across audit, accounts preparation and bookkeeping. They will work under the guidance of our Audit & Accounts Managers.

The key areas of responsibility will include:
  • Undertaking the preparation of accounts for incorporated businesses for review by managers and partners.
  • Preparing Statutory Financial Statements
  • Client bookkeeping
  • Undertaking audit work
  • Exposure to personal tax returns, un-audited accounts
  • Completion of audit work and reports to management
  • Ensuring audits are completed on time and within the agreed budget
  • Representing Hartley Fowler to a high standard when on audit

Ideal candidate profile:
  • Excellent communication skills with clients and team
  • Business focused and motivated with the ability to motivate others
  • Highly organised with a drive to complete tasks
  • Good knowledge of audit processes and techniques
  • Experience of key accounting software, such as IRIS, Sage, Excel, Xero & QuickBooks
  • Able to work under pressure and use initiative
  • Professional demeanour with clients
  • Enthusiastic team player within the office

Hartley Fowler is a great place to work. In return for your skills, knowledge, efforts and achievements, you will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary, company pension scheme, plus other benefits including:
  • A generous holiday allowance which increases with length of service,
  • Support for those still studying towards their professional qualifications
  • CPD courses provided to support your ongoing development
  • Membership fees paid for the professional bodies ACCA, ACA, AAT, CTA
  • Bonuses for passing exams
  • Commission for new clients brought in independently
  • Healthy workplace: including free fruit & breakfast in the office, and the facilities to cycle to work.
  • Staff events: Summer & Christmas events, and other great nights out locally

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, part-qualified accountant, to progress their career in a successful and growing team in the heart of Brighton.

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