Account Executive

The role:

We are looking for an ambitious Accounts Executive to join our expanding Corporate and Business Services team. This role can be based from either our Plymouth, Truro, Exeter or Torquay offices.

You will work with and advise a broad portfolio of owner-managed business clients as well as a selection of healthcare clients so an interest in the healthcare sector would be desirable. 

This role can offer a clear progression path and the opportunity to progress to Manager level quickly.

Our Business  

Recognised as a Sunday Times 100 Best Employer for five consecutive years, Bishop Fleming continues to take giant strides in the accountancy and advisory sectors.

You will be joining one of the South West’s leading employers that offer a refreshingly different culture to other accountancy practices. You will receive an excellent work/life balance as well as the opportunity to continually develop your career.

Responsible for the delivery of a range of compliance related services, you will build long standing relationships with your clients ensuring that you become a trusted advisor and actively contribute towards the success of their businesses.

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of management and financial accounts

  • Production of Self-Assessment, VAT and Corporate Tax returns

  • Assisting on all aspects of NHS Pension / superannuation reporting

  • Identifying and delivering advisory services that may benefit your clients. This may include areas such as cloud accounting and systems support, Making Tax Digital as well as corporate and personal tax planning

  • Coaching and developing junior members of the team

There is scope to mould this role to the experience and motivations of the appointed candidate.

What we are looking for

To be considered for the role, you will need to have the following skills and experience: 

  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or Part Qualified (or equivalent) – study support can be offered if required

  • Accounts preparation experience gained from within a fast-paced accountancy practice environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable you to build rapport with people at various levels

  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to work well under pressure

We recognise the importance of offering our employees flexibility in how they work.  This may include working from home some of the time or flexible working arrangements such as part time working to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.

We are a responsible employer - committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential.

Our ‘One Business’ approach aims to provide a culture where our people are valued and treated fairly with respect, but also one where our differences are understood and celebrated.

We hope that these objectives will attract you to our business as an employer of choice.