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Semi-Senior Accountant – Full Time

Semi-Senior Accountant – Full Time

Location: Birmingham, UK (hybrid/flexible working)


About You

Are you a part-qualified Semi-Senior Accountant (ACA/ACCA/AAT) looking for a fresh opportunity where you can develop your skills and progress your career with a forward-looking supportive firm of Chartered Accountants?

If so, then we’d love to hear from you!

Let’s discuss how we could support you advance your career whilst making a real contribution to the success of our business.

About the Role

We are looking for an individual who is driven and determined to progress their career with a winning team! In return, you will have an unrivalled opportunity to demonstrate your skills and progress your career.

You will be an integral part of our team reporting directly to the Director and will be responsible for servicing a portfolio of clients from bookkeeping, VAT and accounts preparation.

On offer is a market-leading salary with 23 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), generous flexible/hybrid working arrangements, and a great working culture that our team are proud of.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking bookkeeping and preparing VAT returns for your clients.
  • Preparation of sole trader, partnership, company/LLP accounts, tax returns, VAT returns
  • Liaising with clients to resolve queries.
  • Presenting statutory year end accounts and tax returns for manager review.
  • Assisting with the setting up of clients on Xero and any associated apps

Person specification


    • ACA/ACCA/AAT part-qualified
    • Minimum of 3 years experience in an accountancy practice
    • Working knowledge of bookkeeping, VAT, statutory accounts and management accounts
    • An interest or relevant experience with cloud accounting systems and associated apps (e.g. Xero, Dext, Futrli etc.).
    • Good knowledge of main accounting systems in the marketplace (e.g Xero, Quickbooks. Sage etc)
    • Good attention to detail and time management skills.
    • Demonstrate good listening and questioning skills in dealing with clients
    • Ability to work to deadlines
    • Ability to communicate openly and build up excellent relationships with clients

About Bluewater

Bluewater, is a team of Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisors working predominantly with clients in the property and construction sectors with an innovative and modern approach to business advisory.

Our clients value our property and construction sector specialism and rely on us to provide expert business advice to help them get the results they need from their businesses so they can achieve their personal and business goals.

We are a young and vibrant team that see ourselves as:

  • Tech-driven
  • Passionate
  • Creative
  • Insightful
  • Friendly
  • Flexible

At the heart of everything we do, we are guided by our core values of:

  • Being caring
  • Making a difference
  • Taking accountability
  • Being innovative
  • Being a team player.

How to apply

We only accept UK based applicants.

Please only apply for this position if you are located within a commutable distance from our office in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

To apply for this position, complete the application form on this page including a cover letter setting out why you think you would be a great fit for our business, and upload your current up to date CV.

Our selection process is as follows:

  1. Application with cover letter & CV
  2. Zoom interview
  3. In-person interview & technical test
  4. Offer letter

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