A new vacancy has been created for a part ACA/ACCA qualified Technical Accounting Assistant to join our Technical + Innovation team.

The technical accounting team help clients deal with more complicated transactions and accounting, such as business acquisitions and disposals, that they don’t see on a day to day basis.

The successful candidate will work alongside our existing team members to provide a range of services from drafting more complex IFRS accounts and providing ad-hoc advice to full GAAP conversions or fair value workings for intangible assets.

This is a York or Leeds based role, however, as a result of the pandemic we are adopting a hybrid way of working with staff currently expected to be office based 2 days per week and 3 days from home, although our aim is to enable new starters to be office based 5 days per week whilst they are training, getting to know the team etc.

Technical Accounting Assistant main duties include:

  • Performing group consolidations
  • Calculating and presenting disclosures for financial statements
  • Researching technical queries under both UK GAAP and IFRS to help find solutions to client problems / queries
  • Drafting parts of technical reports for clients
  • Retaining responsibility for own work and taking ownership on small to medium technical projects
  • Managing multiple tasks and having an awareness of deadlines
  • Preparation of statutory accounts from client records
  • Completion of corporation tax returns including ixbrl tagging of submissions

Qualification/experience requirements:

  • Candidates must be ACA/ACCA part qualified, with Certificate level and at least two Professional level ACA exams completed, or at least three ACCA skills levels exams completed.
  • A minimum of 18 months Practice experience is required.

Key Skills:

  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Familiarity of standard Microsoft Office packages, in particular Excel
  • Team player
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


Competitive + benefits including study package, flexitime, mentoring, free on-site parking (York only), company pension and health care scheme
Full time (37.5 hours per week)