Careers

We want to hire exceptional candidates!

Francis & Co is a busy, fast-growing firm and we pride ourselves on offering a friendly, proactive and common-sense service. We have an expanding team with big ambitions and our workforce enjoy a friendly and supportive working environment, along with opportunities for both personal and professional growth.

We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, hard working, fast learning, have great attention to detail and are able to provide high levels of service to all our clients.

If you feel you have the skills and are ready for your next job opportunity, please send your application to Warren Francis either by post, or email warren@wfrancisandco.co.uk.

We currently have the following roles available:

Accounts Administrator

Permanent – Full or Part Time (flexible working, minimum 20 hours per week)

The Role:

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our accountancy practice. You will play an integral part in helping the firm continue to develop and grow.

The role encompasses organisational and administrative duties and responsibilities which play a key part in the systems and smooth running of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing admin support to all colleagues.
  • Answering the telephone and being the first point of call for clients coming into the office for meetings.
  • Booking client meetings and keeping calendars up to date.
  • Scanning, photocopying and postal duties.
  • Contacting clients to bring in records as required.
  • Monitoring and ordering stationery.
  • Setting up new client files, preparing engagement letters, adding new clients onto Iris and the server.

Essential skills:

  • Great interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise and develop good working relationships with both staff and clients.
  • Excellent organisational skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Trustworthy, dependable and conscientious.
  • Computer literate and experience of Microsoft packages (Outlook, Word, Excel etc.).
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Knowledge of using Iris is preferred but not essential.
  • Ability to multitask and maintain client confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to adapt and learn new processes and skills.

This role will suit someone with solid experience in administration. The ideal candidate will have experience in an accounting practice, although this is not essential. Please only apply if you have a work history that demonstrates you would be able to fill this role at this level.

Salary:

  • Competitive rates, dependent on experience and hours.

Accounts Senior

Permanent – Full or Part Time (minimum 3 days a week)

The Role:

To assist with preparing and finalising accounts for a variety of clients for partner review. Extensive accounts knowledge is required and the ideal candidate will have a breadth of skills that will enable them to step straight into the role to provide support for our busy and expanding accounts department. The ideal candidate will be able to work with minimal supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing financial statements for Limited companies, charities, partnerships and sole traders.
  • Corporation and personal tax computations and returns.
  • Reviewing accounts and VAT returns prepared by other staff where required.

Essential skills:

  • Up to date technical knowledge of accounts requirements and regulations.
  • Confident, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Office and IRIS and Sage.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Experience of liaising and corresponding with HMRC.
  • Audit experience is desired but not essential.

Salary:

  • Excellent remuneration package. Full details on application.

 

No agencies, direct applicants only.