Accounts Senior (Sports Group)

The Firm

HW Fisher & Company is a top 25 UK chartered accountancy firm. We are a commercially astute organisation with a personal, partner-led service aimed at entrepreneurial small and medium enterprises (SMEs), large corporates and high-net worth individuals.

Our clients come from many different backgrounds and are active in all branches of commerce and industry. Our reputation is grounded in quality, delivering premium advisory services efficiently and cost-effectively.

Founded in 1933, the practice comprises 29 partners and approximately 310 staff supplying a range of services spanning audit, corporate taxation, private client services, VAT, business recovery and forensic accounting, together with a range of sector groups offering specialist industry knowledge.

The Department

HW Fisher & Company Ltd. is a department within the HW Fisher organisation that has a particular interest in our authors and journalists sector. The department provides a “one-stop shop” for owner managed businesses including personal and corporate tax, accounting, and VAT functions.

The Candidate

We require a part-qualified/nearly-qualified ACCA accountant with at least two years’ experience within a practice environment. The successful candidate will have prior experience within a firm that specialises in clients from the media sector. We also require the following qualities and skills:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • The ability to work independently and be able to take responsibility for own work
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work calmly under pressure and be able to prioritise own time
  • A good knowledge of limited company accounts and the issues affecting small limited companies
  • Knowledge of PAYE regulations
  • Good knowledge of corporate tax and FRS102 1A

As well as the above we also expect the suitable candidate to have a good understanding of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word packages. It would be desirable for the candidate to have knowledge/experience of AP accounting software as well as ProAudit, although training will be provided where necessary. It would also be desirable for the successful candidate to have knowledge and experience in packages including QBO and Xero.

In return, the successful candidate will be part of our growing sports group, which has an array of interesting and well-known clients.

The Role

We require a part-qualified ACCA to work in the above department, specifically within our growing Sports Group. The role will involve a variety of general practice work primarily focused on accounts.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the role are varied and will include the following:

  • Preparing limited company accounts
  • Preparing sole trader, partnership and rental accounts
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Communicating and corresponding with clients
  • Communicating with HMRC
  • Preparation of P11D’s
  • Assisting with company secretarial matters
  • Preparation of Personal and Partnership Tax Returns
  • Assisting in the billing of clients
  • Attendance at networking events
  • Liaising with specialist departments in the Firm
  • Other ad hoc duties in line with the role

The Benefits

  • Salary: Dependent on experience
  • Group Life Cover
  • 22 days holiday on commencement
  • Buying and Selling Holiday Scheme
  • Flexi-time
  • PHI (Permanent Health Insurance)
  • Contributory Private Health Scheme
  • Non-Contributory Health Cash Plan
  • Season Ticket Loan (after qualifying period)
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle voucher scheme

To apply for this position please contact Michael Fraser at

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