£24,000 - £30,000 per annum


Jess Dodman

AJ Chambers are currently working alongside a Top 50 firm of chartered accountants who are searching for a bookkeeper to join their cloud accounting department.  

Our client is one of the fastest-growing accountancy firms in the UK, this position is based in their West Sussex Office and offers some unrivaled training/career opportunities along with the chance to work with an array of interesting clients.  

The ideal candidate will be an AAT/ACCA (Newly) Qualified with experience using Cloud Accounting software QuickBooks & Xero. This client is a Xero Platinum Partner and has won countless awards for the service they offer clients.

The Role:

  • Reviewing day to day bookkeeping for a portfolio of clients including limited companies, charities, and farms as well as reconciliations of the main control accounts
  • Preparing monthly management accounts to a high standard
  • Dealing with client queries as and when they arise
  • Managing own flow of work
  • Preparing and filing VAT returns for various VAT schemes
  • Attending client premises, where necessary, to undertake bookkeeping role on-site which
  • includes preparation of management information for clients
  • Providing training to clients on various packages and bookkeeping skills as required
  • Supporting colleagues with accounts work when required including preparation of statutory accounts and corporate tax returns, would be an advantage
  • Training and supporting apprentices with general bookkeeping skills

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within a Practice/Bookkeeping capacity
  • Previous bookkeeping experience in a professional practice
  • ACA/ACCA (newly) Qualified or AAT Qualified
  • Experience with Xero, Sage and QuickBooks and add-ons
  • An organised individual who can act independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience in preparation of management accounts
  • Previous experience in VAT preparation and filing for various VAT schemes

If you feel you would be suitable, please apply direct or contact Jess Dodman at AJ Chambers.

Bookkeeper - West Sussex

  • Audit Senior
    £32,000 - £45,000

    AJ Chambers are working on an excellent opportunity for an ACA/ACCA Qualified Audit Senior to join a leading independent accountancy firm, based in Birmingham.

    Our client is giving you the chance to work with a wide range of clients giving you exposure to a variety of industries.

    The Role:

    Leading and assisting audit assignments in a variety of industries Accounts preparation for Corporate clients Preparation of corporation tax returns and computations Supervision of more junior staff Providing reports/updates to manager/partner Effectively deal with client and HMRC correspondence

    The Ideal Candidate:

    ACA or ACCA qualified (or very close to qualifying) Previous audit experience in a practice environment Experience using Sage and Microsoft Excel as well as other Microsoft applications and accounting software Ability to support and supervise junior staff.

    If you feel you are suitable, please apply direct or contact Jess Dodman at AJ Chambers.

    Audit Senior - Birmingham

  • Semi Senior Accountant
    £23,000 - £30,000

    AJ Chambers are currently seeking a Semi Senior Accountant to work in a very impressive firm, based in Sidcup.

    Along with the excellent training scheme in place at the practice, our client recognises that a healthy work-life balance is of utmost importance and as such, they offer flexible hours, full block release training and are very accommodating to employee’s needs.

    The Role:

    Preparation of statutory accounts Completion of personal tax returns Supervising and supporting junior accountants Completion of bookkeeping and VAT returns Liaising and building relationships with clients

    The Ideal Candidate:

    AAT qualified would be ideal At least two years’ experience in an accountancy firm Experience within audit will be good, but not required Good accounts software knowledge, e.g. Sage, Xero, QuickBooks

    If you feel you would be suitable, please apply direct or contact Jess Dodman at AJ Chambers.

    Semi Senior Accountant - Sidcup

  • Bookkeeper
    £23,000 - £30,000

    AJ Chambers are currently working alongside a leading independent firm, who are seeking an experienced Bookkeeper, based in Dover.

    We are looking for a Bookkeeper who wants a challenging role, to develop their knowledge and skills.

    The Role:

    Monthly and quarterly management accounts and bookkeeping, for 50+ clients, covering a wide range of companies Quarterly VAT returns Experience in management accounts Supervision of junior/semi senior bookkeepers Clients meetings, for first VAT returns

    The Ideal Candidate:

    Practice experience required – a minimum of 1 year AAT semi-qualified/qualified, desirable but not essential Strong IT skills, particularly in Sage and Microsoft Office and any Cloud-Based Software Excellent people skills Good attention to detail, and organisational skills

    If you feel you would be suitable, please apply direct or contact Jess Dodman at AJ Chambers.

    Bookkeeper - Dover

  • Tax Assistant
    £18000 per year - 22000 per year

    Tax Assistant


    The firm are a highly reputable independent accountancy practice seeking a Tax Assistant to join their growing team.


    75% Personal Tax/25% Corporate Tax split Preparation of circa 860 Personal and Partnership Tax Returns Preparation of circa 100 Employer P11D(b) Returns Preparation of circa 600 Corporation Tax Returns Corresponding with HMRC on behalf of clients, both written and on telephone. Role is Assistant to Tax Manager (currently one assistant, this role will expand to two assistants to the Tax Manager) Support provided by both Tax Manager and Tax Partner Study support provided for ATT and/or CTA qualification Ideally minimum 12 months experience in personal Tax, although would consider applications from someone with 12 months accounting experience but wishing to move into a more tax focused role.


    The firm offers a supportive and collaborative environment, and genuine scope for career progression.