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AAT Trainee/Part-Qualified Accountant

We are recruiting for the following position for our York office:

Type: Full Time/Permanent

Location: York

Clive Owen Managed Services (COMS) provide a full spectrum of outsourced accounts services and solutions to various clients across the North East including Cloud Accounting (Xero and Quickbooks Online), Management Information, VAT returns and bookkeeping.

The work is carried out either remotely (using software such as Receipt Bank and Xero or Quickbooks Online) or sometimes at the clients’ sites depending on their requirements.  Where attendance at clients’ sites are required, this will be across Yorkshire, COVID restrictions permitting.

The key duties of the role are:

  • Preparing management accounts for owner-managed business
  • Reviewing management accounts prepared by others in the team
  • Undertaking some management accounting project work
  • Review and submission of VAT returns
  • Speaking with clients to resolve queries
  • Liaising with the accounts and audits teams


  • We are keen to hear from candidates who are either Level 3/4 AAT qualified or studying towards Level 3/4, ready to commence ACA/ACCA or ACCA/ACA part qualified
  • Relevant accounts experience and understanding
  • Experience of preparing management accounts, prepayments and accruals
  • Experience of preparing VAT returns and knowledge of allowable/disallowable items
  • Must have strong Excel skills
  • Experience of using Receipt Bank, Xero and/or QuickBooks Online knowledge would be an advantage, but full training can be provided
  • Be driven to deliver excellent client service
  • Have a track record in delivering to tight client deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good organisational and administrative skills with attention to detail

We will provide full study support for AAT/ACA/ACCA depending on the level of qualification held by the successful candidate.

The role offers a competitive salary, a salary sacrifice contributory pension scheme and 22 days holiday plus statutory holidays.  We offer additional benefits such as a salary sacrifice flexible leave scheme, Perkbox, discounted health care and various health and wellbeing initiatives. We also offer the ability to accrue TOIL and we pay for professional subscriptions.


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