Part Time Accountant

The Optionis Group is currently looking to recruit Accountants with experience of providing a great service to clients within an accountancy practice to join our industry leading business.


Ensure you read the information regarding this opportunity thoroughly before making an application.

As a business we are flexible and can offer part time hours and remote working - we will accommodate you

Optionis is the market-leading provider of accountancy, tax and umbrella employment solutions to contractors and small businesses within the UK. You will be joining a team of 450 staff, who represent highly successful brands such as Parasol, ClearSky, SJD Accountancy and Nixon Williams

What we offer:

  • Your Flexibility - we give our staff the ability to choose the way in which they work, be that fully from home, in an office or in an arrangement mixing the best of both.
  • Study support towards AAT or ACCA
  • Industry leading career development
  • 23 days holiday per year (excluding bank holidays). As a special thank you for each completed year of service with the company you will receive an additional days holiday (up to a maximum of 28 days or pro rata equivalent)
  • Additional days off for Birthday and 100% attendance
  • Exclusive Discounts & Offers from 'SavingsPal' - UK's Leading Benefits Platform
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Pension
  • Dressdown' dress code
  • Free parking
  • Tusker Car benefit scheme - salary sacrifice green CO2 capped
  • Free Mortgage service
  • Holiday Buy & Exchange Scheme
  • Gym Discount
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eye Care Vouchers -Specsavers
  • The Opportunity to Earn Vouchers for Business Referrals & Reviews

You will primarily be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of a high-quality service to a portfolio of clients. Responsibilities will include but aren't limited to:

  • The completion of year-end accounts, CT600 and Corporation Tax.
  • Completion of Self-Assessment Tax Returns.
  • Calculating liabilities such as PAYE and VAT & ensuring RTI requirements are met.
  • Meet statutory deadlines for VAT, Statutory Accounts, Company and SATR.
  • Producing a monthly profit and loss breakdown for clients if required
  • Liaising with HMRC and banking providers on behalf of clients.
  • Offer bespoke accountancy, taxation and tax planning advice.
  • Manage the client relationship whilst building a strong rapport and developing client loyalty.
  • Supporting a Team Manager and mentoring junior team members if required
  • Quality control and file reviews of colleagues if required.

What we are looking for:

  • Part-qualified/ qualified AAT or ACCA Accountant who is looking to progress.
  • Demonstrable experience in an accountancy practice with experience of owning a portfolio highly desirable.
  • An ability to prepare year-end accounts as well as tax returns.
  • An understanding of IR35 is highly desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail with good time management and organisation skills
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel

We are looking to hold interviews asap so please do not delay your application.

Interviews will be held remotely and we can offer immediate starts