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Accountancy in Chippenham
Candidates will do well to search for accountancy jobs in Chippenham.
Chippenham is a large historic market town in northwest Wiltshire.
Chippenham is one of the most vibrant towns of the West Country. Chippenham has a bustling nightlife economy and has been awarded Purple Flag status, an accreditation given to towns and cities that offer an entertaining, diverse, safe and enjoyable night out. The town has an abundance of shopping, nightclubs and wine bars, beautifully maintained outdoor spaces, architectural gems, a quaint cinema, and residents can enjoy regular top-rated markets giving the town a bustling atmosphere. Music lovers will marvel at the annual Chippenham Folk Festival, and those wishing to enjoy the great outdoors can explore many walking routes. Individuals who enjoy keeping fit will benefit from several sport and leisure facilities, including The Dome, an inflatable, all year round, indoor sports dome.
With several large businesses located in Chippenham, including Siemens, Good Energy Group PLC, and Europe’s second largest logistics organisation; Wincanton PLC, Chippenham has career opportunities aplenty. The town has good access to Bath, Bristol and Swindon, making it an ideal commuter location too.
Chippenham is well served by road, rail and bus.
Chippenham makes a great location to search for accountancy jobs.
Why choose Public Practice Recruitment Ltd for Accountant Jobs in Chippenham?
- We’re specialists recruiters, working exclusively for accountancy firms. We also help hundreds of accountants each year to find new accountancy jobs in Chippenham.
- There are thousands of Accountant Practices all over Norfolk who work with Public Practice Recruitment Ltd. These Practices value our extraordinary ability to recruit the very best accountants for Chippenham accountancy practices.
- We have both experience and know-how – 15 years of dedication to specialist recruiting for hundreds of Chippenham accountants.
- Our enviable track record of achieving successful appointments is a measure of our commitment to providing accountants with the best possible support in attaining their career ambitions.
- The keys to our success are our efficiency and diligence. Our focused approach gives us every chance of matching the right accountancy skills with the right accountancy job at the right accountancy practice.
- Are you an accountant? Then we’ll leave no stone unturned to give you the best chance of achieving your long-term career goals.
- Do you have an Accountancy firm? We work with:
- Almost all of the UK’s top 100 firms of accountants
- the major regional accountancy practices
- the key sole office accountancy firms
- many vibrant start-up accountancy firms across the country
Latest Accountancy Jobs
Audit & Accounts SeniorAre you an experienced Audit Senior seeking your next challenge with an established accountancy firm? Or an aspirational Semi-Senior looking to step into a more senior audit focussed role? Are you looking to work for a firm of accountants that will view your technical proficiency within audit and accounts as invaluable? If so, this Audit & Accounts Senior role within a supportive accountancy firm in Leeds could be for you. You’ll be ACCA or ACA qualified with at least five years of accountancy practice experience and be passionate about using your audit skills to help clients. You’ll need excellent communication skills and the ability to quickly build relationships with clients -- always aiming to deliver excellent customer service.Leeds
Junior AccountantAre you an ambitious Junior Accountant looking to progress your career in accountancy with a supportive firm where you’ll get the opportunity to work closely with Partners? Are you looking to work for a firm of accountants that will value your hard work and support your study? If so, this Junior Accountant role within a friendly, independent accountancy firm in Leeds could be for you. AAT qualified with a minimum of two years of practice experience; you’ll also have the drive and ambition to continue your personal and professional development.Leeds
Tax SeniorAre you an experienced tax professional looking for a career move to become a Tax Senior within a multi-office, multi-partner accountancy firm? Would you like to work with a firm of accountants that will value and reward your knowledge and promote a work/life balance? If so, this Tax Senior role within a supportive and forward-thinking practice in St Albans could be for you. ACA, ACCA, CA, or CTA qualified, you will be an out-and-out tax professional and have demonstrable accountancy practice experience.St Albans
Semi Senior AccountantAre you a Semi Senior Accountant looking to work with a firm that will value your expertise? Are you a Junior Accountant looking to work for a firm of accountants that will provide learning programmes within a positive and supportive environment? If so, this leading accountancy practice in Cheshire could be for you. Studying towards your ACA or ACCA qualification or already qualified, you’ll ideally have at least two years of experience within an accountancy practice.Cheshire
Tax Semi SeniorAre you an accountant looking to expand your expertise in Taxation? Are you looking for a career move to become a Tax Semi Senior within a progressive and supportive accountancy firm? Would you like to work with a firm of accountants that will value and reward your knowledge? If so, this Tax Semi Senior role within an established and growing practice in Oldham could be for you. Qualified by experience or holding an ATT/CTA qualification, you will be an out-and-out tax professional with demonstrable accountancy practice experience.Oldham
Senior AccountantAre you a Semi Senior Accountant seeking career progression or an established Senior Accountant seeking your next role with a progressive accountancy firm? Are you looking to work for a firm of accountants that will view your technical proficiency within accountancy as invaluable? If so, this Senior Accountant role within a multi-office, regional accountancy firm in Oldham could be for you. You’ll be ACCA, ACA, or qualified by experience with a demonstrable amount of time working in an accountancy practice.Oldham
Semi Senior AccountantAre you a Semi Senior Accountant looking to work with a firm that will value your expertise and support your career progression? Are you a Trainee Accountant looking to work for a firm of accountants that will provide learning programmes within a positive and supportive environment? If so, this Semi Senior role within this Top 50 accountancy practice in Preston could be for you. Studying towards your ACA, ACCA or CA qualification, you’ll ideally have at least two years of experience within an accountancy practice.Preston
Audit Partner DesignateAre you a technically excellent Senior Auditor, Audit Manager or Audit Partner Designate seeking the next step in your career? Are you looking to work for a firm of accountants that will view your technical proficiency as invaluable and support your work/life balance? If so, this Audit Partner Designate role within this established, multi-office accountancy firm in York could be for you. You’ll be ACA, ACCA, or CA qualified with a demonstrable background in planning and completing audits for various clients.York
Audit ManagerAre you an experienced Audit Manager or an ambitious Audit Senior seeking your next role with an established accountancy firm? Are you looking to work for a firm of accountants that will view your technical proficiency within audit as invaluable? If so, this Audit Manager role within this top UK accountancy firm in Swindon could be for you. You’ll be ACCA, ACA, or CA qualified with a proven track record of managing teams within an accountancy practice.Swindon
Corporate Tax SeniorAre you an experienced Corporate Tax professional seeking your next career step, to assist in the leading of the corporate finance offering, for a successful and progressive multi office accountancy firm? Are you looking to work for an established and reputable firm of accountants that will value your corporate taxation experience and technical proficiency? If so, this Corporate Tax Senior role within a reputable and supportive accountancy firm in London could be for you. ACA, ACCA, CA or CTA qualified, you’ll need to have extensive experience in corporate tax and a proven track record of performing for a firm and its clients.London
Candidates - a career in Accounts
To succeed in Accounts, you need a healthy mix of interpersonal skills and an acute eye for detail. You also need to be reasonably computer literate.
As an Accounts Assistant
You’ll be providing admin support to accountants, undertaking clerical tasks such as
- making phone calls
- handling mail
- basic bookkeeping
- helping to keep the office running smoothly
- dealing with customers and external agencies
Accounts assistants are usually expected to be in work during typical daytime office hours.
Working as part of a team within a business environment, you’ll be full or part-time and your contract could be permanent or temporary, depending on the specific vacancy you go for. You may have to travel too.
Take advantage of offers of training and you may find promotion opportunities come your way. The next step on the career ladder would be as …
The typical qualities of a successful Assistant Accountant include
- part-qualified AAT –
- excellent Excel skills
- the ability to be diplomatic and discrete
- a pro-active approach and the ability to focus on system and reporting improvements
- payroll experience
- experience in preparation of statutory and balance sheet accounts
Your duties might include
- monthly management account preparation
- production of profit and loss statements
- to complete and maintain sales invoices and reports
- accruals & prepayments
- assisting in the preparation of statutory accounts for review
- bank reconciliation, posting and balancing
- weekly wages, petty cash and other journal posting
- quarterly VAT return preparation
Accountants go through a rigorous qualification and recruitment process. Employers generally look for graduates and school leavers who are
- able to reflect on their own work, as well as the wider consequences of financial decisions
- genuinely interested in business and possess a degree of business acumen
- organised and can manage deadlines
- good in a team
- skilled communicators and have good interpersonal skills
- proficient in IT
- able to be analytical
- methodical in their approach and have proven problem-solving skills
- highly numerate
What exactly does an Accountant do?
An Accountant provides financial advice to clients. These clients could range from solo professionals to multinational organisations or any scale of business in between.
Accountants frequently specialise in specific areas of practice
- management consultancy
- forensic accountancy
- corporate finance
A general overview of the role of an Accountant
- preparing accounts and tax returns
- administering payrolls and controlling income and expenditure
- auditing financial information
- compiling and presenting reports, budgets, business plans, commentaries and financial statements
- analysing accounts and business plans
- providing tax planning services with reference to current legislation
- financial forecasting and risk analysis
- dealing with insolvency cases
- negotiating the terms of business deals and moves with clients and associated organisations
- meeting and interviewing clients
- managing colleagues, workloads and deadlines.
“Garry was really helpful from the very start. He was able to organise numerous interviews in quick succession, his communication was faultless, and he managed to sort all the queries I had, no matter how minor. He managed to arrange for my study debt to be paid off and I couldn’t have asked for anything more. I would recommend Public Practice Recruitment Ltd!”
“I have worked with Garry over the last 9 years during which he has helped me with strategic job moves which have seen my career progress from Tax Advisor to Tax Director. I have always found Garry’s market knowledge and career advice to be exceptional. I cannot recommend Garry and Public Practice Recruitment Ltd highly enough as they really are experts in their field.”
“Garry and Public Practice Recruitment Ltd have great connections and contacts throughout accountancy firms across the UK. This means that they can match the needs of both the firms and candidates rather than just dealing with volumes. Garry is great to discuss matters with and is honest and open with his knowledge and opinions and keeps up to date with developments across the profession. I would highly recommend him and his business to both candidates and firms.”
Accountant Jobs and Careers in Chippenham
With our proven track record, we’ll find the right Accountancy Job in Chippenham to match your career aspirations.
We have thousands of accountancy candidates on our database throughout Chippenham. In the unlikely event that an ideal candidate isn’t amongst them, we’ll go out and recruit – fully confident that we’ll quickly fill your Accountancy vacancy with a great candidate.
We’ve helped dozens of Chippenham accountancy firms to source the very best accountancy candidates. Where firms have traditionally struggled to recruit accountants, we’ve soon helped them to become the accountancy firm of choice in their area.
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