Current vacancies at Kendall Accountancy Services 

We are an independent firm of Chartered Accountants based in Cottingham, East Yorkshire. We offer a variety of accounting services for small-medium sized businesses and sole traders. An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant to join our friendly team.


In this position you will have various responsibilities including preparing VAT returns, drafting management accounts, supporting clients with online accounting software, preparing payroll for weekly and monthly clients, dealing with auto enrolment on behalf of clients, completing CIS returns, personal tax work and liaising with and managing clients. This will be an interesting and diverse role for an individual with some previous experience working in an accountancy practice looking for a new challenge. Ideally your skills will include some of the following;



• Management accounts preparation

• Payroll

• Auto-enrolment


• Bookkeeping

• Cloud accounting packages

• Communicating with HMRC

• Personal tax return preparation


Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are essential, attention to detail, along with a friendly, polite and professional manner. Good IT skills are also desirable, alongside some experience in using software such as Sage, Xero, Quickbooks and BrightPay.


This vacancy would be suitable for someone either qualified to (or currently studying) AAT Level 3 or 4, or qualified by equivalent experience, or a University Graduate in a relevant field. Experience working in Practice is preferred however applications from those in industry would also be welcomed. We are committed to investing in our team and the successful individual will receive:


• All of the in-house training required for the role

• Up-to-date equipment and the latest accounting software

• Cloud accounting training and certifications

• Working in a friendly, experienced and supportive team

• Funding for further study or qualifications for the right candidate


This permanent role based in our Office in Cottingham is available on a full-time or part-time basis, hours to be discussed at interview. Our office hours are Monday to Thursday 8.30-17.00, Friday 8.00- 16.00.


Salary is competitive (and dependent on experience/qualifications) and to be negotiated with the successful candidate.



Informal enquiries are welcomed. 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.