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We are looking for bright people to join us…

We are a passionate group who thrive on providing a fast, efficient service to our clients. We are looking for individuals ready to come together and get involved with a great team of people to make this happen.

If you’d like to join our team, please send an up-to-date copy of your CV to joinus@crowther.accountants along with a covering letter and scanned copies of any relevant qualifications.

We also welcome speculative applications, so if you feel as though your skills and qualifications might be a good fit within our team, please do get in touch.

Job Title:          Accountant
Location/Department: Office based, Huddersfield, HD2
Reports to: Accounts Manager
Salary: Competitive
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week – 1/2 hour for lunch. Some flexibility may be required according to workloads
Role Band: 2
Date: May 2021

 

JOB PURPOSE

To work within the Accounts Team preparing statutory accounts and other services for a client base of c500 clients.

Operating individually and as part of a team to ensure service levels are achieved within the department.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES 

  • Preparation of year end accounts
  • Preparation of tax computations
  • Assist clients with accounts, Sage and Xero queries
  • Preparation of management accounts as and when required
  • Complete/review VAT returns as and when required
  • Supervise and provide support, including technical assistance for designated bookkeeper(s)
  • Visit client offices as and when required
  • Contribute to team meetings
  • Actively seek new clients

PERSON SPECIFICATION     

  • Able to work well under pressure, use initiative and work within strict deadlines
  • Possess good attention to detail and take pride in all tasks undertaken
  • Must be focused and self-motivated
  • Able to work in a team environment, supporting colleagues when required
  • Flexible regarding additional hours especially at month end
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels and have the ability to listen and interpret instructions
  • Courteous and good telephone manner essential
  • Open to change and keen to learn new skills

TECHNICAL SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

ESSENTIAL

  • Numerate and a good standard of literacy skills
  • Must be computer literate with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Good knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts & Xero
  • Good knowledge of VAT and corporation tax
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience within an accountancy practice
  • AAT qualified

DESIRABLE

  • Knowledge of IRIS Accounts Production
  • Exposure to other bookkeeping software such as FreeAgent and Quickbooks
  • Use of own car

Please note that this is not a position that will be offered training to a chartered qualification so we politely ask that you do not apply should you wish to complete this qualification.

In the first instance please call Jill Jones on 07778 182887 or email your details through on jill@crowtherpeople.solutions

Job Title:          Bookkeeper
Location/Department: Office based, Huddersfield, HD2
Reports to: Accounts Manager
Salary: TBC
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week – 1/2 hour for lunch (may consider part-time). Some flexibility may be required according to workloads
Role Band: 2
Date: May 2021

 

JOB PURPOSE

To work within the Accounting practice providing key bookkeeping services for clients and assisting the Accounts team.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Completing weekly, monthly and quarterly bookkeeping for a variety of clients (including some offsite work visiting clients).
  • Preparation of VAT returns and management accounts.
  • Assist others with their duties when required.
  • Respond to clients’ queries (regarding Sage, Xero, bookkeeping etc) in a timely and professional manner.
  • Train and support Crowther clients with Xero or Sage.
  • Setup Xero accounts for clients.
  • Liaise with clients and HMRC regarding VAT.
  • Contribute to team meetings.
  • Being a mentor to more junior members of the team and providing help and support when required.

PERSON SPECIFICATION     

  • Able to work well under pressure, use initiative and work within strict deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and an analytical approach, ensuring that all bookkeeping is accurate and thorough.
  • Able to see the bigger picture; understanding the importance of accurate bookkeeping when it comes to preparing year end accounts.
  • Able to work in a team environment, being approachable and supporting colleagues when required.
  • Flexible regarding additional hours especially at month end.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels and have the ability to listen and interpret instructions.
  • Courteous and good telephone manner.

TECHNICAL SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

ESSENTIAL

  • Qualified by either experience in bookkeeping or AAT.
  • Strong working knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts and Xero.
  • Confident using Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel.
  • Numerate and high standard of literacy skills.

DESIRABLE

  • Minimum of three years’ bookkeeping experience.
  • Experience of working with IRIS.
  • Experience with other software such as FreeAgent/Quickbooks/Sage 200.
  • Specific experience of working within an accountancy practice.
  • Experience of working within a service orientated professional environment.
  • Use of own car.

In the first instance please call Jill Jones on 07778 182887 or email your details through on jill@crowtherpeople.solutions

Job Title:          Payroll and Business Administration Assistant
Location/Department: Office based, Huddersfield, HD2
Salary: Competitive
Hours of Work: 25 hours per week – 30 minutes lunch
Some flexibility may be required according to work load.

Summary

To work within the Accounts Team preparing statutory accounts and other services for a client base of around 500 clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist payroll team with duties
  • Process payroll as per client requirements
  • Calculate wages and deductions
  • Check hours and calculate overtime rates
  • Ensure all employees’ meet the National Minimum Wage rate of pay
  • Process maternity/paternity and /or SSP
  • Set up and process new employees
  • Process leavers
  • Issue payslips and pension correspondence to employees
  • Issue HMRC tax forms (P45/P46)
  • Assist with payroll year ends
  • Assist with preparation of P11ds

Personal Qualities  

  • Able to work well under pressure, use initiative and work within strict deadlines
  • Possess good attention to detail and take pride in all tasks undertaken
  • Able to work in a team environment, supporting colleagues when required
  • Flexible regarding additional hours especially at month end
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels and have the ability to listen and interpret instructions
  • Courteous and good telephone manner essential
  • Open to change and keen to learn new skills

Technical Skills & Qualifications

ESSENTIAL

  • Numerate and a good standard of literacy skills
  • Must be computer literate with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience within an a payroll department

DESIRABLE

  • Knowledge of payroll software, particularly Sage Line 50 Payroll
  • Knowledge of auto-enrolment and re-enrolment requirement

In the first instance please call Jill Jones on 07778 182887 or email your details through on jill@crowtherpeople.solutions

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