Join our team

Join our team

We are recruiting! Bring your talent and enthusiasm to our growing, friendly team

Bring your enthusiasm and energy and join our vibrant team!

Please apply ONLY if you already live in the UK. We don't accept applications requiring visa sponsorship, foreign relocation or distance working.

*At Somerset Accountancy Services, we take pride in being a dynamic team of high-performers who are committed to providing excellent accounting services to our wide range of clients with a personal touch.

Our team is dedicated to delivering top-quality services to meet the specific needs of each of our clients. Training is at our core and each team member is coached and mentored to enable personal growth and achieve their optimum. We take pride in our culture which promotes ownership, collective success and believe that accountability is a key value that underpins everything we do, we take our responsibility to our clients very seriously!

We understand that each of our clients is unique, and that's why we take the time to get to know them, their business, and their individual needs. This enables us to provide tailored solutions that are designed to help our clients achieve their financial goals.

Our services include but are not limited to bookkeeping, tax planning and compliance, financial reporting, payroll management, and business advisory services. We leverage the latest technology and tools to ensure that we provide accurate and timely information to our clients and establish the role of trusted advisor to them.

We believe that communication is key to building strong relationships with our clients, and we are always available to answer any questions and provide high quality advice and guidance as needed. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, commitment to excellence and dedication to providing exceptional customer service.

If you're looking for a challenging and rewarding career in accountancy that gives you exposure to a variety of experiences and you are someone who values accountability and is committed to delivering excellent services, then we want to hear from you.

Please apply for one of our vacancies below.

Senior Practice Accountant

**An exciting opportunity for an energetic and self-motivated Senior Accountant who will be responsible for managing delivery of high-quality accounting services to a portfolio of clients in various industries. You will also supervise junior staff members and assist in managing the day-to-day operations within your team.
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Our goal is to provide premium accountancy services to our clients.
Your role will be to manage delivery of our full range of services to your clients, ensuring they receive timely and accurate accounting services.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing and preparing year-end financial statements, management accounts, and tax returns.
  • Advising clients on tax, accounting, budgeting, and cash flow management.
  • Maintaining excellent client relationships.
  • Supervising and coaching junior staff members within your team.
  • Assisting with the preparation of clients’ budgets and forecasts.
  • Attending meetings with clients and participating in business development activities to identify new business opportunities.
  • Contributing to the development of policies and procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the practice.
  • Keeping up to date with changes in accounting standards and tax laws in the United Kingdom and ensuring that clients are informed about relevant changes.

To be eligible you will

  • Be a qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent, or AAT & ATT with 5 years of relevant experience
  • Be technically competent in accountancy and tax
  • Strong technical accounting skills and experience in preparing and reviewing year-end financial statements, management accounts, and tax returns.
  • Be a good communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and client relationship management skills.
  • Good organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple clients and priorities.
  • Be a good team player with experience in supervising and coaching junior staff members.
  • Proficiency in accounting software such as Xero, Sage, or QuickBooks.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development and keeping up to date with changes in accounting standards and tax laws.
  • Have a genuine interest in adding value to clients and developing business relationships
  • Be a pro-active person who is able to work on your own initiative

To apply complete our job application form below.

Bookkeeper

An opportunity for an a detail-oriented and highly organized bookkeeper to join our team. You will be responsible for maintaining accurate and up-to-date financial records using packages such as Xero or Quickbooks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain general ledger and record financial transactions accurately and timely.
  • Prepare and reconcile bank statements, balance sheets, and income statements.
  • Process accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.
  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate financial reports.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Assist with payroll processing and related tax filings.
  • Monitor and reconcile petty cash and expense reimbursements.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, standards, and regulations.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including auditors and tax authorities.
  • Provide support during audits and assist in implementing audit recommendations.
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in accounting regulations and best practices.

Qualifications:

  • Professional certification (such as ICB, AAT or equivalent).
  • Experience in a bookkeeping or similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting debits and credits.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

To apply complete our job application form below.

Receptionist

We are seeking a professional, friendly, and organized receptionist to manage the front desk of our business. The ideal candidate will have a contagious personality, excellent communication skills, a positive and enthusiastic attitude, and a strong work ethic.

The receptionist is responsible for the front desk of our business.
They serve as the first point of contact for clients, visitors, and vendors and is responsible for ensuring a positive and welcoming experience for all.

Responsibilities:
Greeting visitors and clients, answering and directing phone calls, and handling general inquiries via phone, email, chat, or in person.
Welcoming visitors, seating them in the conference room and offering them refreshments.
Scheduling appointments, coordinating meetings, and maintaining conference room schedules.
Calling customers to:

  • Request them to bring records required for their tax returns or collect records once work is completed.
  • Follow up approval of accounts / tax returns so that they can be filed.
  • Follow up on proposals / quotes
  • Schedule meetings such as year end accounts reviews and quarterly review meetings
  • Remind them about payments that are falling due or are overdue.

Maintaining and organizing the reception area to ensure a tidy and professional appearance.
Maintaining and organizing conference rooms to ensure a tidy and professional appearance after each meeting and at end of each day.
Making tea/coffee for whole team in office, usually 3 times per day.
Maintaining and organising the kitchen area to ensure that cups and cutlery are washed up daily to keep it tidy. Ensuring that supplies such as tea & coffee are replenished when required.
Coordinating incoming and outgoing mail and packages, including processing incoming deliveries and arranging outgoing shipments.
Assisting with administrative tasks such as scanning post, filing accounts and tax returns with HMRC & Companies House using Iris, data entry, filing, and organizing paperwork.
Assisting with other duties and projects.

Qualifications:

  • Professional appearance with cheerful and enthusiastic demeanor.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other office software.
  • Customer service experience preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Working Conditions:
This permanent role is office-based at our offices in Somerton.
The receptionist will work at the reception area and may be required to work some evenings or weekends during busy periods.

To apply complete our job application form below.

Insurers: Everest Insurance (Ireland) DAC, incorporated in Ireland and Ascot Syndicate 1414 at Lloyd’s incorporated in the United Kingdom. Certificate Number: BP07416-2201
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