Vacancies

At Saul Fairholm, we believe that our people are the key to our success. At the heart of our ability to deliver on client expectations is a team of well-supported individuals who are encouraged to challenge themselves.

We provide an environment and culture that fosters confidence and one that celebrates diversity and equal opportunities. The open-door policy throughout the firm encourages knowledge-sharing, support and collaboration whilst helping to ensure that we have each other’s well-being in mind – it provides more opportunities to have fun, too.

Our people also benefit from a range of team perks, including but not limited to: optional two days per week working from home, flexible work hours to suit an individual’s needs, birthdays off work, diary-appropriate attire, supported studies, client/staff referral commissions, subsidised town-centre parking, one-ear headphone policy and paid professional subscriptions.

Current vacancies are listed below with their role descriptions and expectations but we are always interested in meeting keen and talented individuals so please do get in touch with our Office Manager, Nicola Lamming nicola.lamming@saulfairholm.co.uk 01522 537575.

Lincoln Office

What are we looking for?
You will ideally be CTA qualified or part qualified and already have experience working in an accountancy practice in a tax-focused role.

We would be delighted to hear from anyone looking to propel their career to the next level having recently become qualified or from anyone who is keen for a fresh challenge.

Job Purpose
• Supporting the Tax Director as required with tax advisory and tax planning.
• Mentoring junior staff, including reviewing work and supporting their training
• Keeping up to date with taxation news and regulations, sharing knowledge with tax and accounts staff
• Personal tax and capital gains tax compliance and advice, including preparation, review, and submission of Self-Assessment Tax Returns (HNWI, sole traders, partners, landlords etc) and CGT60 day reports.
• Experience in computation and review of IHT, Trusts and Corporation Tax is desirable but not essential.
• Managing workflow and tax deadlines, liaising with client portfolio owners to ensure work is completed in an efficient and timely basis.
• Work as part of a team.

What is on offer?
£40,000 – £45,000 per annum subject to experience and qualifications

Full time, permanent role Study support if required.

Hybrid/semi-flexible working

Opportunity to progress and be involved in planning/advisory work as well as compliance.

Lincoln Office

Accounts Senior

Responsibilities:
Accounts Seniors are involved in the preparation of accounts and managements accounts for limited companies, sole-traders, and partnerships to draft stage, ready for review, together with assistance on audit assignments.

Preparation of corporation tax computations to draft stage, ready for review.
Preparation of Self-Assessment Tax Returns for individuals and partnerships.

Mentoring and training of more junior members of the team.

It is expected that work will be undertaken both in the office and at client’s premises as required. It may be necessary for work to be undertaken in our Retford and Grantham offices as required and the ability to travel is desirable.

Ideal Candidate:
• ACA or ACCA qualified, or QBE, with at least three-years practice experience
• Strong accounting system knowledge and Excel skills
• Good working knowledge of accounting standards and relevant taxation matters
• Experience of working on audit assignments desirable
• Ability to prepare year end accounts for companies, sole-traders, and partnerships to draft stage.
• Ability to prepare Self-Assessment Tax Returns, corporation tax returns and P11Ds.
• A positive, enthusiastic team player
• The ability to liaise with the other departments in the practice such as payroll and bookkeeping.
• Good organisational skills, capable of producing high quality work in which pride is taken.
• The ability to learn from constructive feedback and to learn and develop skills within the team.

Lincoln Office

Accounts Semi Senior

Responsibilities

Accounts Semi Seniors are involved in the preparation of accounts for limited companies, soletraders and partnerships to draft stage, ready for review, together with assistance on audit assignments.

Preparation of corporation tax computations and personal tax computations to draft stage, ready for review.

Assistance may be required in the bookkeeping and VAT department.

It is expected that work will be undertaken both in the office and at client premises as required. It may also be necessary for work to be undertaken in our Retford and Grantham offices as required and the ability to travel is desirable.

Ideal Candidate:

  • AAT qualified or has suitable experience.
  • Strong accounting system knowledge and Excel skills
  • Good working knowledge of accounting standards and relevant taxation matters
  • Experience of working on audit assignments desirable
  • Ability to prepare year end accounts for companies, sole-traders and partnerships to draft stage
  • Ability to accurately bookkeep for clients where necessary, together with experience of preparing VAT returns
  • A positive, enthusiastic team player
  • The ability to liaise with the other departments in the practice such as payroll and bookkeeping.
  • Good organisational skills, capable of producing high quality work in which pride is taken.
  • The ability to learn from constructive feedback and to learn and develop skills within the team.

Lincoln office

Our established Lincoln practice is looking to recruit an experienced bookkeeper.

Key responsibilities

• Bookkeeping for a number of clients, ensuring accurate entry of data.
• Preparation and submission of VAT returns for clients, liaising with client managers and monitoring deadlines for filing.
• To develop good working relationships with clients and other departments in the practice.

Ideal Candidate

• AAT qualified or has suitable experience
• Experience of working within a bookkeeping bureau
• Knowledge of various VAT schemes available
• Excellent communication skills and experience liaising with clients regarding their books and records, VAT liabilities
• Experience liaising with HMRC regarding VAT for clients
• Thrives in a busy department, with the ability to manage own workload
• Experience using a range of different software including Xero, QuickBooks, and Sage Line 50.
• Attention to detail
• A positive, enthusiastic team player
• The ability to liaise with the other departments in the practice such as payroll and accounts.

Your Role

The role of bookkeeper involves working with the client managers to look after a portfolio of clients, requesting records, carrying out bookkeeping on a range of different software, resolving queries and communicating with clients regarding the VAT liabilities. A range of different software will be used including, but not limited to Xero, QuickBooks, and Sage Line 50.

Our clients operate in a variety of different sectors and knowledge of standard accounting, cash accounting, flat rate scheme and partial exemption is desired.

Reconciliation of bank accounts, sales ledger and purchase ledger will be required.

It is expected that work will be undertaken both in the office and at clients’ premises as required. It may be necessary for work to be undertaken in our Retford and Grantham offices as required and the ability to travel is desirable.

What the Practice can offer

• Experienced team
• Ability to grow within the role and career progression
• City Centre location
• Contribution towards cost of car parking
• Study packages available
• Salary is market rate depending on experience

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    Lincoln

    Lincoln Office

    Telephone 01522 537575

    12 Tentercroft Street
    Lincoln
    Lincolnshire
    LN5 7DB

    General Enquiries
    Telephone 01522 537575
    Fax 01522 543506
    enquiries@saulfairholm.co.uk

    Retford

    Retford Office

    Telephone 01777 861170

    Office 10
    Retford Enterprise Centre 1
    Randall Way
    Retford
    DN22 7GR

    General Enquiries
    Telephone 01777 861170
    Fax 01777 710978
    enquiries@saulfairholm.co.uk

    Retford

    Grantham Office

    Telephone 01476 564399

    Office 33
    Autumn Park Business Centre
    Dysart Road
    Grantham
    Lincolnshire
    NG31 7EU

    General Enquiries
    Telephone 01476 564399
    enquiries@saulfairholm.co.uk

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