We’re always on the lookout for the next bright sparks and are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Client Manager

The Role

We are offering a fantastic opportunity to work for a modern, friendly, pro-active firm of accountants who have a real passion for the professional development of its team. We value your work life balance and do not restrict progression for part time workers. We are set up to work from home enabling us to offer flexible and hybrid working options. There is no limit to career progression to Partner level for the right candidate.

You will receive excellent career development opportunities along with a highly competitive remuneration package, including an excellent profit-sharing bonus scheme and comprehensive employee benefits package.

We place huge importance on the personal and professional development of each member of our team. Staff are trained in all aspects, which results in a well-rounded training programme and means that the customer has one person to talk to when it comes to their financial affairs.

As a growing regional firm of Chartered Accountants, we are looking for a Client Manager to work in our modern offices in Northamptonshire. We believe that by recruiting great people, we can deliver a superior service to our customers whilst providing an enjoyable work environment.

Position

  • Supporting the Partners with looking after the ongoing needs of a portfolio of clients.
  • Dealing with accounting, tax and general financial / business requirements for SME’s.
  • Taking responsibility for training junior accounts staff, including appraisal of their work.
  • Taking responsibility for other aspects of business development for the firm.

Requirements

  • Extensive experience in the role within a small practice.
  • Experience in preparation of accounts for sole traders and small to medium sized companies.
  • Previous experience of training and developing junior staff.
  • An openness to use modern technology, both for internal efficiencies but also to assist customers in their business practices.
  • Full UK driving license

Other information

We wouldn’t expect you to have all the skills, but want someone who will fit in with our culture, so someone easy to get along with, and who really wants to help their clients and team members.

The role itself would be flexible depending on your level and experience. It would involve looking after a portfolio of clients providing a wide range of services, enabling you to gain knowledge in all areas, and mentoring a small but growing team.

We have been successful because of our commitment to high quality customer service, and to actually helping our customers, which is an attitude which brings high levels of job satisfaction and the feeling of ‘making a contribution’. Because of our success, there is always room for progression and development, as the business is constantly evolving. We’re open to fresh thoughts and ideas and love enthusiastic people who want to do their best for clients and fellow team members. All of this has generated a collaborative, vibrant work environment.

We are always open to any new team members who share our ethos, at any level. We’re currently looking in particular for someone at Client Manager level, or a Senior Accountant ready to take their career to the next level, to fill this very important vacancy.

If you think you would thrive in this environment, we would love to hear from you!

If you think we could be the firm for you and you have got what it takes to join our team, please apply using our application form below.

Senior Accountant

About us

Elsby & Co is a growing regional firm of Chartered Accountants. We believe that by recruiting great people, we can deliver a superior service to our clients whilst providing an enjoyable work environment. We offer excellent career development opportunities along with a highly competitive remuneration package, including an excellent profit sharing bonus scheme.

The Role

Elsby & Co has an opportunity for a motivated and talented individual who is looking to further their professional career as a Senior Accountant.

The role primarily involves supporting the Client Manager with looking after the day to day compliance aspects for a client. The role will largely involve dealing with the accounting and tax requirements for SME’s and you will be responsible for the training of more junior accounts staff, including appraisal of their work.

Elsby & Co are keen to make the most of modern technology and this is reflected in the internal working practices and how the firm works with clients. The role will also involve assisting in providing timely management information in keeping with the firm’s pro-active business advisory service, a service we are seeking to develop, along with systems improvements, so experience in these areas would be an advantage.

The role will provide you with an opportunity for direct client contact therefore strong technical and communication skills are essential.

There is no limit to ultimate career progression to Partner level for the right candidate.

Requirements

  • Previous experience as a Senior Accountant within practice
  • Previous experience of training and developing junior staff
  • An openness to use modern technology, both for internal efficiencies but also to assist clients in their business practices
  • An interest in developing new contacts and business referrals

If you think we could be the firm for you and you have got what it takes to join our team, then we would like to hear from you. Please apply using our application form below.

Semi-Senior Accountant

About us

Elsby & Co is a family owned independent firm of accountants. We provide a traditional “compliance” accountancy service but believe there is so much more to the role of an accountant. Each client has a dedicated Client Manager who works closely with the client to understand their personal and business goals and then proactively suggest ways to help the client achieve their potential.

Our Client Managers are supported by a team of trainees and also by the Partners in the business. We place huge importance on the personal and professional development of each member of the Elsby & Co team. Our professional staff are trained in all aspects, we don’t have a separate tax department which means that effectively our staff are GP’s for business. This results in a well-rounded training programme and means that the client has one person to talk to when it comes to their financial affairs.

We have invested heavily in technology to allow our staff to work as efficiently as possible. We also work with clients to streamline their businesses using apps and all that modern technology has to offer.

The Role

Elsby & Co has an opportunity for a motivated and talented individual who is looking to further their professional career as a Semi-Senior Accountant, to join the team in our recently refurbished offices in Sywell and Rushden in Northamptonshire

As a Semi-Senior we would expect you to be moving away from task-based work to more on-going client management throughout the year. The role primarily involves supporting the Client Manager and Senior Accountant with looking after the day to day compliance aspects for a client. The role will largely involve dealing with the accounting and tax requirements for SME’s and you will be assisting in the training of more junior accounts staff, including appraisal of their work.

We appreciate that not everyone will have accounts and tax experience and therefore we will provide training so that you can develop in new areas and become a more “rounded” accountant.

Elsby & Co are keen to make the most of modern technology and this is reflected in the internal working practices and how the firm works with clients.

The role will provide you with an opportunity for direct client contact therefore strong technical and communication skills are essential.

There is no limit to career progression and ultimately could lead to Partner level for the right candidate.

Requirements

  • Previous experience as a Semi-Senior Accountant within practice, ideally 3 – 5 years
  • AAT qualified and either ACCA/ACA studier
  • An openness to use modern technology, both for internal efficiencies but also to assist clients in their business practices
  • A friendly “can do” attitude and an ability to communicate well.

If you think we could be the firm for you and you have got what it takes to join our team, then we would like to hear from you. Please apply using our application form below.

Trainee Accountant

About us

Elsby & Co is a family owned independent firm of accountants. We provide a traditional “compliance” accountancy service but believe there is so much more to the role of an accountant. Each client has a dedicated Client Manager who works closely with the client to understand their personal and business goals and then proactively suggest ways to help the client achieve their potential.

Our Client Managers are supported by a team of trainees and also by the Partners in the business. We place huge importance on the personal and professional development of each member of the Elsby & Co team. Our professional staff are trained in all aspects, we don’t have a separate tax department which means that effectively our staff are GP’s for business. This results in a well-rounded training programme and means that the client has one person to talk to when it comes to their financial affairs.

We believe that by recruiting great people, we can deliver a superior service to our clients whilst providing an enjoyable work environment. We offer excellent career development opportunities along with a highly competitive remuneration package, including an excellent profit sharing bonus scheme.

The Role

Elsby & Co has an opportunity for a motivated and talented individual who is looking to further their professional career as a Trainee Accountant, working from our recently refurbished offices in Sywell and Rushden in Northamptonshire.

The role primarily involves supporting the Client Manager and Senior Accountant with preparation of accounts and related taxation work for a wide variety of clients. Elsby & Co are keen to make the most of modern technology and this is reflected in the internal working practices and how the firm works with clients.

We are an authorised training office for both ACA and ACCA leading to professional qualifications. We also provide professional development training such as communication and presentation skills to support you as you progress through your career.

There is no limit to career progression and ultimately to Partner level for the right candidate.

Requirements

  • Previous experience as a Trainee Accountant within practice
  • An openness to use modern technology, both for internal efficiencies but also to assist clients in their business practices
  • Already either studying ACA or ACCA, part qualified would be ideal and wishing to continue studies
  • AAT qualified with experience and looking to start a training contract with either ACA or ACCA
  • Competent Excel skills, previous experience of SAGE, Xero, Quickbooks would be an advantage

If you think we could be the firm for you and you have got what it takes to join our team, then we would like to hear from you. Please apply using our application form below.

If you like what we’re about, we welcome applications for our vacancies. If you have accounting experience and don’t fit these roles, we often recruit people with the right skills and competencies whether we have a vacancy or not and invite you to complete the form below.

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