Accountancy Jobs

In Yorkshire and Humberside

Are you on the lookout for an Accountancy Job in In Yorkshire and Humberside?

We only recruit for Accountants – the Accountancy Recruitment specialists.

Are you searching for an Accountancy Job or Career in the In Yorkshire and Humberside?

Or are you an Accountancy Practice with an Accountancy role to fill?

Each year we match hundreds of accountants with the perfect job in accounts in in Yorkshire and Humberside.

We’re the Accountancy Recruitment Agency for Yorkshire and Humberside – specialist recruiters in both permanent accounts jobs and interim accounts jobs throughout Yorkshire and Humberside.

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Accountancy in Yorkshire and Humberside

Find your perfect accountancy job in Yorkshire and Humberside

Yorkshire and Humberside offers those searching for accountancy jobs a marvellous quality of life with the winning combination of seven cities, several market towns and epic countryside renowned for all that it offers those who enjoy outdoor pursuits.

The settlement of Leeds is now one of the largest financial cities in the UK and nearby Sheffield and Bradford are renowned manufacturing hubs, with Hull acting as a thriving port and fishing harbour.

The area is home to a wonderfully diverse array of people and the older cities in the region such as York and Wakefield are steeped in history offering a culturally rich area in which to work and live.

The area is home to some true delights including an incredible array of good old British pubs, seafood from its stunning stretch of coastline and multiple food festivals. Its cities house architecturally remarkable buildings, shopping, arts and culture, national sports hubs are plentiful (Headingley Stadium home to Yorkshire cricket) and its countryside is unrivalled.

Accountancy jobs in Yorkshire and Humber offer candidates the very best opportunities for ultimate work life balance.

Why is Public Practice Recruitment Ltd the go-to recruiter for so many firms for Accountant Jobs Yorkshire and Humberside?

  • We’re specialist recruiters. Our niche is to work only for Accountancy Practices. Each year, we’re successful in supporting hundreds of accountants to find new accountancy jobs in Yorkshire and Humberside.

  • There are thousands of Accountant Practices all over Yorkshire and Humberside who work with Public Practice Recruitment Ltd. These Practices value our extraordinary ability to recruit the very best accountants for Yorkshire and Humberside accountancy practices.

  • We have both experience and know-how – 15 years of dedication to specialist recruiting for hundreds of Yorkshire and Humberside UK 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 use all our skill and know-how to help you achieve your long-term career goals.

  • Are you 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

  • We have many brilliant success stories of auditors we’ve helped to relocate – sometimes to the most rural parts of the UK, including Cornwall, The Highlands and Cumbria to name but a few.

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Candidates - a career in Accounts in Yorkshire and Humberside

To be successful in Accounts, you’ll need a good combination of interpersonal skills and a sharp eye for detail. You’ll also need to be reasonably computer literate.

As an Accounts Assistant

You’ll be providing admin support to accountants, undertaking clerical tasks such as

  • typing
  • filing
  • 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 …

...Assistant Accountant

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
  • bookkeeping
  • quarterly VAT return preparation


Accountants go through a rigorous qualification and recruitment process. Employers generally look for graduates and school leavers who are

  • self-motivated
  • 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

  • audit
  • management consultancy
  • recovery
  • forensic accountancy
  • taxation
  • assurance
  • 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!”

Semi Senior

“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.”

Tax Director

“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 Yorkshire and Humberside

with the Yorkshire and Humberside Accountancy Recruitment specialist


With our long-established track record of success, we’ll find the right Accountancy Job in Yorkshire and Humberside to match your career aspirations perfectly.


Our database holds thousands of accountancy candidates from throughout Yorkshire and Humberside. If we can’t find a suitable candidate amongst them, we’ll go out and recruit – secure in the knowledge that we’ll soon fill your Accountancy vacancy with a great candidate.

We’ve helped dozens of Yorkshire and Humberside Accountancy Practices to find the finest accountancy candidates. If your Practice has traditionally struggled to recruit accountants, we’ll soon help you to become the accountancy firm of choice in your corner of Yorkshire and Humberside.

Challenge us to find the perfect Accountancy Job in Yorkshire and Humberside for you.

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