Current vacancies at Kendall Accountancy Services:

  • Accountant/Trainee Client Manager
  • Accountancy Apprentice

Accountant/Trainee Client Manager

We are seeking an experienced Accountant or Accounts Assistant to develop into a Client Manager to manage their own portfolio of clients. We have a number of Trainee Accountants and are looking for an experienced team member to help oversee their day to day support, training and management.


This role is ideal for someone who has a background in Practice, either current or someone who made a move to industry but wishes to return to Practice.


Purpose of the role:

The main purpose of the role is to provide professional advice and exceptional service to our clients. You will also have significant involvement in preparing and reviewing draft accounts, payroll, tax returns and VAT returns, as well as reviewing those prepared by the trainee accountants within the team.


Duties & Responsibilities:

· Servicing a portfolio of clients

· Tracking job progress and monitoring deadlines

· Preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies

· Preparation of self assessment tax returns

· Preparation of CIS & VAT returns

· Preparation of weekly and monthly payroll

· Building a positive working relationship with clients and the practice

· Ensure compliance with all financial regulations

· Use of computer software including Taxfiler, Sage, Xero and Quickbooks

· Quality control - Ensuring work is completed to a high standard and on time

· Dealing with any client queries in a timely and efficient manner

· Assisting colleagues and trainees within the team with development and technical advice

. Communicating with clients and delegating tasks where appropriate


Essential Criteria:

. An experienced accountant or accounts assistant, qualified either by practice experience or qualifications including ACA, ACCA, CIMA and AAT

· Exceptional interpersonal skills and able to successfully communicate with people at all levels, in both financial and non-financial terms

· Excellent reporting skills

· Confidently able to offer recommendations and advice to our clients.

· Demonstrable experience and a proven track record in a similar role


We offer an excellent benefits package including:

· Competitive salary

· 28 days paid holiday – inclusive of Bank Holidays and the Christmas Closure (pro-rata for part-time working)

· Pension scheme

· Flexible working

· Modern and friendly working environment

· Team building and work events

. Hybrid working opportunities (to suit the needs of the business and the individual)

. Financial support and mentoring for further study and qualifications for those wishing to do so and to be discussed at interview


Anticipated hours: 21 – 37.5 per week.

We are very happy to be flexible in terms of working hours to suit the individual’s needs e.g. school hours or part-time days.


Informal enquiries are very much welcomed, please either telephone on 01482 968068 or email To apply please send a CV and covering letter to

Accountancy Apprentice

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly, independent firm of Chartered Accountants as an Accountancy Apprentice. Based in our office in Cottingham, this is a full-time Apprenticeship position (available Summer/Autumn 2024) working 37.5 hours per week; Monday-Thursday 8.30am-5pm, Friday 8am-4pm.


This vacancy would be ideally suited to a School or College leaver wishing to pursue a career in Accountancy. You will gain practical experience in the workplace working alongside our qualified and experienced team, and study on day-release with a local training centre for the AAT qualification at Level 2 and 3, full funding will be provided by the firm.


This role will involve a variety of accountancy and administrative tasks including:

  • Accounts preparation
  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll
  • Personal tax
  • Inputting of accounts using a variety of software
  • Booking client appointments
  • Using the telephone to answer client queries and request information
  • Answering emails
  • Filing/copying/scanning
  • Writing and typing letters
  • Ordering/restocking of office supplies


We are a friendly, experienced team that are proud of the achievements of our Apprentices in the past and we will offer all of the support and training required to fulfil this varied and interesting role.




Accountancy experience is not required, just genuine enthusiasm and willingness to learn.



It is essential that applicants have (or are predicted) 5 GCSE’s at A*-C/9-4 which must include English and Mathematics.


Personal qualities/skills:

  • A friendly, polite and professional manner
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Good timekeeping and personal organisation
  • Reliability

Future prospects

This is initially a fixed-term apprenticeship, however this post will become permanent following the successful completion of the apprenticeship. It is also anticipated that the successful applicant will progress onto further training and qualifications.



Salary will follow the National Apprenticeship Wage scheme.


Informal enquiries are very much welcomed, please either telephone on 01482 968068 or email To apply please send a CV and covering letter to

Kendall Accountancy Services is an "Authorised Training Employer" of the ICAEW, and as such we are registered to train Chartered Accountants.


Kendall Accountancy Services is an "Accredited Employer" with the AAT, meaning that we are able to train Accounting Technicians.