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In addition to any positions advertised below, we are always interested to meet talented individuals who may be able to add a new aspect to our business.  If you feel that you fit that description and are seeking an opening in a company that seeks to bring out the best in its people and offer excellent training, then please send your curriculum vitae to us. We have a proven record of bringing in apprentices, part qualified and qualified staff and providing opportunities for their career progression.

Due to the growth of our practice we are looking for an enthusiastic trainee accountant and auditor to support our audit and accounts teams. The role will include periods spent working at client’s premises (including some overnight stays out of the area), preparing audit fieldwork under the leadership of an audit manager. In addition, this exciting role will also include more traditional accounts preparation and tax compliance work for our corporate clients, sole traders and partnerships.

Your role and responsibilities:

  • preparing audit fieldwork under the leadership of an audit manager
  • accounts preparation for sole traders, partnerships, LLP’s and companies
  • Tax compliance


  • Minimum of 2 years audit experience required.
  • Iris software experience a benefit but not essential.

You will be expected to demonstrate:

  • A good working knowledge of various accounting programmes. These may include: Sage 50, Xero, 
 QuickBooks and Sage One
  • Competency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

In addition:

  • Hold a clean UK driving licence and access to a car
  • Be able to work well both independently and within a team
  • Committed to your own professional development and a willingness to adapt as the department grows
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels and with clients
  • Work to deadlines
  • Attention to detail and excellent time management skills

Working week:

  • Monday-Thursday 8.15am — 5.00pm
  • Friday 8.30am – 1pm

Remuneration package and study support:

  • Excellent support towards ACCA / ACA qualification
  • Excellent salary dependant upon experience
  • An exciting opportunity to step onto the ladder of a successful accounting career whilst being mentored and supported along the way by a great team
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Great holiday entitlement
  • A day off on your birthday!
  • Invitations to fun work socials and charity events


    We have an exciting opportunity for a bright, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our talented team of practice accountants.

    The role would ideally suit someone who:

    • is meticulous and passionate about doing a good job
    • has at least 3 years’ experience in finance/accounts for a business or within a practice environment
    • is AAT level 4/started ACCA qualification or has experience to match

    Our culture is one of collaboration, innovation, development and growth, and our dynamic accounting team excel in their areas of knowledge.

    About the role

    You will play a vital role in supporting the accounting team and will receive ongoing guidance and mentoring by friendly and experienced professionals to:

    • maintain clients’ financial records by using the latest bookkeeping software and innovative tools
    • prepare and submit VAT Returns
    • prepare tax computations
    • prepare self-assessment tax returns
    • prepare working papers, lead schedules and statutory financial statements
    • on-board clients and build client relationships
    • submit company secretarial updates for businesses
    • gain an in-depth knowledge of business and personal tax to comply with legislative regulations

    You should have the following personal skills

    • be a strong communicator
    • be able to organise and plan your workload
    • have the ability to work on your own and within a team
    • have an eagerness to develop and push yourself to be the best you can be
    • have a proactive and willing attitude to support your colleagues

    You’ll receive

    • an exciting opportunity to step onto the ladder of a successful accounting career whilst being mentored and supported along the way by a great team
    • study support 
    • competitive salary
    • flexible working arrangements
    • great holiday entitlement
    • a day off on your birthday!
    • invitations to fun work socials and charity events

    Gain accountancy qualifications, along with valuable skills and experience – and get paid while you do it!

    You’ll have the opportunity to be a part of an amazingly talented team of people and receive guidance, support and mentoring throughout your career with us.

    In addition, you’ll receive:

    • Competitive salary
    • Great holiday entitlement
    • A day off on your birthday
    • Fully funded courses and exam fees
    • Paid time off work to attend courses and exams
    • Professional memberships
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Fun work socials and charity events

    What it takes – skills and knowledge

    You’ll need:

    • GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (at least level 4 or above)
    • To love learning
    • Excellent communication skills and the desire to build relationships with colleagues and clients
    • An appreciation for numbers and have excellent reasoning skills
    • Attention to detail
    • To work well under pressure and achieve goals
    • To be able to use your own initiative within a dynamic environment
    • A proactive, can-do attitude to support your team
    • To present yourself in a professional manner at all times

    What do Practice Accountants do?

    • Build client relationships to understand what they do and what they need
    • Ensure that businesses’ accounting records are accurate and help them comply with all tax legislation
    • Use the most innovative software to help business owners process their accounting data
    • Advise business owners and individuals about accounting legislation and tax compliance and planning
    • Prepare statutory financial statements/ tax returns and other statutory reports for businesses/individuals
    • Assist with regulatory audits for larger businesses
    • A whole host of work that supports business owners so they can carry out their business activities
    • Help develop and train others as they progress through their accounting careers!

    If you are interested in an apprenticeship here at Banks Sheridan please get in touch!

    We are an ‘ACCA Approved Employer’ and have been since 2010.

    ACCA is the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – a global membership body that accredits and supports professional accountants across the world.

    This means we have proved that :

    • we have high standards of staff training and development,
    • our employees have the right skills to carry out the excellent work that they do,
    • we ensure that all our employees act ethically,
    • we ensure that our employees have the right competencies and understand our values, so they provide the best possible service for our clients.

    But at the core of all we do, we have a ‘care every day’ approach to supporting our team in developing their careers and creating a great working environment.

    We are dedicated to finding new talent (not just ACCA students, we hasten to add!) and creating the very best team possible.

    Josh Murphy  “All members of the team… want you to become the best version of yourself.”  Josh Murphy – Apprentice Accountant


    Sian Knight   “It’s a growing business, so there are always opportunities for personal development”   Sian Knight – Associate Director/ Practice Team Leader


    Jasmin Griffiths   “At Banks Sheridan no day is the same, from the beginning you learn many aspects of accountancy- you are not stuck working in one area”  Jasmin Griffiths – Client Manager


    Georgia Hodges   “I’ve felt fully supported throughout my AAT studies and training with Banks Sheridan”  Georgia Hodges – Apprentice Accountant


    Tina Fowles   “I chose a career at Banks Sheridan because of the friendly but professional culture which enables a great work/ life balance. Along with the fantastic support from all of the Team/Partners.”   Tina Fowles – Payroll Manager