As a thriving and growing practice, we’re always looking for more ambitious and dedicated people to join our team. In fact, we often have opportunities in a range of roles across audit, accounts, tax and outsourcing.

As approved training partners for ACA, ACCA, AAT, CTA and ATT, we are able to support you to grow and develop in your career. You also benefit from being part of Accelerate – a wider network of independent accountancy firms, which means that you will have access to additional training, support and advice.

 

AUDIT ASSISTANT MANAGER

We have an excellent career opportunity for a qualified ACA or ACCA accountant to join us as an assistant manager in our audit team based in Bolton. We are one of the leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants in the North West and have a strong reputation for the quality of our audit, accountancy and tax work.

Strong audit experience and good numeracy, literacy and IT skills are essential. You must be a good communicator and team player and be hard-working and conscientious.

You will have a key role in our audit team, leading audits from planning through to completion and overseeing the on-site audit team. You will report to experienced audit managers and in some instances to audit partners. The role is a varied one and includes preparation of statutory accounts and corporation tax computations for a range of businesses. You will also be involved in the training and development of junior staff.

We use CCH systems, so any previous experience of these would be advantageous, but is not essential, as training will be provided as necessary. As you will be visiting clients off site, you must have access to your own transport.

We offer a competitive salary and other benefits include paid overtime, flexitime and free parking. We also provide ongoing technical and personal development training. The role offers very good career prospects and the opportunity for progression.

To apply, please send your CV to our Bolton office for the attention of David Kay or by email to dak@barlow-andrews.co.uk.

AUDIT SENIOR VACANCY

We have an excellent career opportunity for a recently qualified ACA or ACCA accountant to join us as a senior auditor in our Bolton office. As one of the leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants in Bolton and Lancashire, the firm has a strong reputation in the local area.

Strong audit experience and good numeracy, literacy and IT skills are essential. You must be a good communicator and team player and be hard-working and conscientious.

You will have a key role in our audit team, leading audits from planning through to completion and overseeing the on-site audit team. You will report to experienced audit managers and in some instances to audit partners. The role is a varied one and includes preparation of statutory accounts and corporation tax computations for a range of businesses. You will also be involved in the training and development of junior staff.

We use CCH systems, so any previous experience of these would be advantageous, but is not essential, as training will be provided as necessary. As you will be visiting clients off site, you must have access to your own transport.

We offer a competitive salary and other benefits, including flexi-time, paid overtime and free parking, and we will provide personal development training. The role offers good career prospects and the opportunity for promotion.

To apply, please send your CV to our Bolton office for the attention of David Kay or by email to dak@barlow-andrews.co.uk.

TRAINEE VACANCIES

We are looking for a high calibre university graduate to join our thriving business as a trainee Chartered Accountant. Candidates must have a strong academic record (including 2.1 or better at degree level), display good numeracy, literacy and IT skills, and have an analytical mind and an attention to detail and accuracy. They must be hard-working and conscientious and should be well-rounded individuals with good communication and social skills.

Barlow Andrews offers an excellent training environment, which is challenging, supportive and enjoyable. The training offered is fully funded through the apprenticeship scheme and includes both academic and personal development courses. The successful candidate will train towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification and Level 7 Apprenticeship on a 3 year training contract. We provide first class practical experience in accounts preparation, audit and examination of accounts, and the preparation of corporation tax and income tax computations, working across a broad range of clients, from single director companies to multi-million pound groups.

Our trainees invariably go on to achieve great success in the profession, the grounding they receive here acting as a fantastic springboard for their future careers. Three of our current partners trained here, as did several our current audit, accounts and tax managers, whilst many other of our trainees have gone on to forge successful careers both in the UK and overseas.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter or email, explaining why you would like to train at Barlow Andrews. Applications should be sent for the attention of David Kay at our Bolton office, or by email to dak@barlow-andrews.co.uk.

EXPERIENCED BOOKKEEPER

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced bookkeeper to join our Business Support Services team

Key responsibilities for the position are as follows:

  • Responsible for outsourced bookkeeping functions. Preparing figures to trial balance level.  Sometimes this will involve working at clients premises.  Production of financial reports such as management accounts, debtor & creditor reports
  • Understand VAT requirements, concepts, calculations and preparation of VAT returns.
  • Ensuring clients comply with PAYE and CIS accounting record keeping requirements.
  • Provide training and advice to more junior members of the team.
  • Applicants need to be methodical, well organised and have the ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Previous experience must be within the accountancy sector and the use of Xero and Quickbooks Online is required as well as intermediate Excel skills

To apply, please email your CV for the attention of Joanne Waddicker to jw2@beech-business.co.uk