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Accounts Assistant – Part time + Flexible Working

Shaw Gibbs is a Top 100 independent accountancy, financial services and insolvency practice with offices in Oxford and London Marylebone. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, we help our clients make informed decisions on how to grow their business. Our clients range from private clients to owner-managed businesses and large international subsidiaries.

We put our people first – you are the future of our business. We will develop your strengths, empower you to take more responsibility and help you carve a career path. Our culture is very important to us and is based on our company values of collaboration, respect, innovation and expertise. We are known for having a friendly and supportive team where everyone receives training and development not just on technical knowledge but also on commercial and soft skills. We pride ourselves on hiring people who are curious, people who enjoy looking for better ways of doing things and who thrive on using technology.

We have an ambitious growth plan and are currently looking for an Accounts Assistant to join our Compliance division. Flexible working options (working part of the week at home/flexing your hours on different days) is also available. We continue to have measures in place to ensure our offices are as covid secure as possible. The safety of our people, our clients and their families remains our top priority. 

This role will be based in our Oxford team and is part-time (approx 22.5 hours/week)

Key responsibilities

  • Preparing Accounts for SME’s (predominately medical clients)
  • Preparation of Corporate Tax Returns

 What we can offer you

  •  Flexible working
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including generous holiday allowance, pension, life assurance and a fantastic retail discount scheme
  • Holiday trading – the ability to buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle
  •  A wellbeing programme with regular events and activities focused on your physical and mental wellbeing 
  • An experienced manager to support your development and provide day to day guidance
  • A modern, refurbished, open plan office
  • A comprehensive induction and a dedicated buddy to help you get up to speed during your first few months

About You 

You must have at least 18 months’ experience working in a UK accountancy practice. You will also be able to meet the below requirements:

  • AAT qualified or qualified by experience
  • FRS 102 A experience is essential • Medical experience would be an advantage but not essential
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills and able to pick up new software packages very quickly
  • A positive, confident and proactive attitude
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight timeframes with high quality output
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and self-motivated
  • CCH experience would be an advantage 
How to Apply 


We very much welcome applications directly from candidates. If you are interested in this vacancy, please send your CV to recruitment @ shawgibbs.com Or for more information on what it is like working at Shaw Gibbs, visit our career page: www.shawgibbs.com/careers or give our HR team a call on 01865 292200. 

Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 1st October.
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