Accounts Senior (Rural)

Salisbury, Wiltshire (GB)
Competitive + Benefits
23 Jun 2022
21 Jul 2022
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Salary band
Full Time

We have a great opportunity for an ambitious accounting professional to join our fast growing and dynamic Rural team as an Accounts Senior.

This role will involve providing accounting and tax compliance services, along with tax planning advice covering both income tax and capital taxes.

Our team is passionate about the work they do and have built great relationships with a variety of rural based clients - so an interest in farming and/or rural matters is essential for this role!

Together with working within a supportive environment, there will be lots opportunities to progress within the department.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Planning, preparing and completing year-end accounts.
  • Preparing tax computations and tax returns for companies, partnerships and individuals.
  • Supervising and supporting the work of less experienced team members.
  • Identifying financial, commercial and tax planning opportunities for clients.
  • Carrying out other work as required within the Rural team.
  • Complying with internal policies and procedures, ethical standards and regulatory requirements.

About you: 

  • ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent QBE) - or nearing qualification
  • Good technical knowledge of accounts preparation and tax compliance.
  • Committed, logical and accurate, with a methodical approach to work and strong attention to detail.
  • Experience in servicing different types of business entity.
  • Experience in using accounts and tax return software.
  • Proficient in MS Office (with strong Excel skills)
  • Able to work independently and demonstrate initiative in delivering an excellent service to clients.
  • A good team spirit and desire to enjoy a role with progression opportunities.

Your benefits:

  • Employer pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Travel to work loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Client and employee referral bonuses
  • Give as you earn
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Virtual GP
  • Second opinion medical service
  • Bereavement counselling and probate helpline
  • Your professional institute fees paid by the firm
  • Discounted shopping portal
  • Francis Clark Charitable Foundation in support of current and former employees
  • 25 days annual leave with the option to ‘buy back’ a further 5 days

Why work at PKF Francis Clark?

We’re the largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We have eight offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Taunton, Torquay and Truro.

The firm, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, has 54 partners and over 800 members of staff, with annual revenue of over £50 million. Our continuing growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be.

PKF Francis Clark is a member of the PKF International family of legally independent firms, which together are ranked as the 11th largest provider of accountancy services in the UK by Accountancy Age.

What next:

Please click ‘Apply Now’. If you don’t have an up-to-date CV or would prefer to chat to someone before applying, get in touch with Carrie MacDonald on

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