Jess Dodman

Candidate Researcher Phone: 0203 889 8843

Jess is our specialist Accountancy Practice Researcher, who specialises in sourcing accountancy talent across the UK. Her main network covers London and the home counties. Jess focuses on tactical resourcing for practice professionals for accountancy firms, including Top 10, Top 100 National Firms, and the Leading Independent and Boutique Accountancy Firms.

Jess enjoys going to the gym, taking part in boxing sessions, and is currently taking driving lessons, with her first practical test booked.

 
 
 
 

JESS DODMAN JOBS

 

Accounts - Senior Accountant

£42,000 - £50,000 per annum

AJ Chambers are working alongside a well-established accountancy firm based in Reading who are actively seeking a Senior Accountant.

Our client is offering a varied role, with swift opportunities for progression. This opportunity has arisen as a result of internal movements and a very successful period of organic growth.

The Role:

  • Preparing financial accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies, along with corporation and personal tax compliance.
  • You will be responsible for and have exposure to clients ranging from smaller businesses to groups of companies with turnovers of up to £5m.
  • You will have exposure to a number of more complex restructuring, accounting, and tax planning matters.
  • Personal and corporate tax matters to include tax return completion.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous UK accountancy practice experience is essential.
  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or QBE.
  • You must have a driving license and own transport, to facilitate client visits.
  • Will have previous involvement in accounts preparation work and tax returns for both unincorporated and corporate clients.
  • Experience in managing a client list and having front line contact with clients.

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

Senior Accountant - Reading

AJ Practice, Accounts, Auditing - Audit & Accounts Semi Senior

£22,000 - £30,000 per annum

AJ Chambers are working alongside a reputable accountancy firm in the Beaconsfield area who are actively seeking an Audit and Accounts Semi Senior.

Our client is a forward-thinking, growing practice. They are offering an array of unique benefits, such as paying for your parking daily.

The Role:

  • Working in a client-facing position, supporting senior members of the team when required
  • Planning, aiding, and finalising audit assignments
  • Carrying out fieldwork on audits
  • Assisting with the supervision and training of the more junior members
  • Preparation of accounts from client records
  • Visiting client premises
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Ideally ACA/ACCA part qualified
  • 2 years+ in an accountancy firm
  • Good technical knowledge of accounting and audit standards
  • Experience with a variety of accounting software's

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

Audits & Accounts Semi Senior - Beaconsfield

Auditing, Accounts, AJ Practice - Audit & Accounts Senior

£28,000 - £40,000 per annum

AJ Chambers are representing a leading independent accountancy firm based in Milton Keynes who are seeking a qualified Audit and Accounts Senior to join their office.

This is the perfect role for a newly qualified ACA or ACCA, who is seeking the next step in their career.

Duties:

  • Auditing of companies including planning and finalisation of jobs
  • Supervision of the Audit team on-site, including reviewing the work of juniors
  • Preparation of statutory accounts
  • Preparation of tax computations and Corporation Tax returns
  • Taking responsibility for achieving agreed budgets, and meeting deadlines
  • Developing and maintaining excellent client relationships

The Ideal Candidate:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified with a track record of audit and accounts experience in practice
  • Technical knowledge of accounting and auditing standards, corporation tax
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Caseware, Sage, Quickbooks, Xero, CCH would be beneficial

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

Audit and Accounts Senior - Milton Keynes

Accounts, AJ Practice - Senior Accountant

£23,000 - £28,000 per annum

AJ Chambers are seeking a Senior Accountant to join a well-respected firm based in Fareham.

Our client is offering a varied role, with swift progression opportunities. This opportunity has arisen as a result of internal movements and a very successful period of organic growth.

The Role:

  • Preparing financial accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, along with corporation and personal tax compliance.
  • You will be responsible for and have exposure to clients ranging from smaller businesses to groups of companies with turnovers of up to £5m.
  • You will have exposure to a number of more complex restructuring, accounting and tax planning matters.
  • Personal and corporate tax matters to include tax return completion.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous UK accountancy practice experience is essential.
  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or QBE.
  • You must have a driving licence and own transport, to facilitate client visits.
  • Will have previous involvement in accounts preparation work and tax returns for both unincorporated and corporate clients.
  • Experience in managing a client list and having front line contact with clients.

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

Senior Accountant - Fareham

Management Accounts, AJ Practice - Team Leader

£45,000 - £60,000 per annum

AJ Chambers are currently working alongside a large accountancy firm, who has a rare opportunity for a Team Leader/Accounts Manager to join their strong team.

Promotional opportunities are very good, progression towards Senior Manager and Director are being offered.

The Role:

  • Preparing monthly management accounts for a portfolio of clients
  • Meeting client bookkeeping requirements, reconciling banks, and carry out balance sheet reconciliations
  • Help the accountant(s) in preparing statutory accounts for limited companies, partnerships, LLPs, and sole traders
  • Calculating year-end corporate and personal tax liabilities and submitting tax returns
  • Completing VAT Returns, EC Sales list, and Intrastat returns
  • Processing ad hoc payroll, process payroll journals & submit monthly pension data
  • Assisting and mentoring trainees

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 3 years’ experience working in accounts, in practice
  • Experience in preparing accounts under FRS 102 and FRS 102 1A
  • Competency in preparing cashflow forecasts & management accounts
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

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

Team Leader - Reading

Auditing, Accounts, AJ Practice - Audit & Accounts Semi Senior

£24,000 - £32,000 per annum

AJ Chambers are working alongside a reputable accountancy firm in the Beaconsfield area who are actively seeking an Audit and Accounts Semi Senior.

Our client is a family-friendly accountancy firm, who is well known in the area as being a supportive place to grow and learn.

The Role:

  • Preparation of accounts from client records
  • Carrying out fieldwork on audits
  • Working in a client-facing position, supporting senior members of the team when required
  • Visiting client premises
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Assisting with the supervision and training of the more junior members

The Ideal Candidate:

  • 2 years+ in an accountancy firm
  • ACA/ACCA part qualified
  • Good technical knowledge of accounting and audit standards
  • Experience with a variety of accounting software's

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

Audits & Accounts Semi Senior - Beaconsfield