Vacancy: Practice Accountant

We have an exciting opportunity for an accountant to join our fast-growing accountancy practice based in Market Deeping.

Hours: Flexible, Part-Time or Full-Time

Salary: £25,000 – £38,000 – negotiable depending on experience (Pro-rata if part-time)

This is a key role helping our small accountancy firm to grow and working with our lovely supportive team. These are important points we think you should know about us:

Why work for Direct Peak?

All our clients are on Xero

If you care about the environment, you’ll love it here (we plant lots of trees to offset our carbon footprint)

You’ll work in a friendly, relaxed office environment

You can leave your suits and business workwear in the wardrobe – we are casual dressers

You’ll receive 4% Employer pension contribution

You’ll be able to join in on our regular company social events

You’ll have 10% of your paid time towards personal development

You’ll even be paid for your lunch break (we know, that’s a deal right there!)

This role involves the following:

Preparing and finalising limited annual accounts and corporation tax returns

Preparing and finalising sole trader and partnership annual accounts and returns

Preparing and finalising self-assessment tax returns

Attending client meetings to discuss their accounts and tax returns

Preparing and finalising management accounts

Preparing and finalising VAT returns

Preparing and finalising forecasts and budgets

Reviewing internal work completed by other members of the team

Helping the rest of the team with their development and any other tasks within the business

You must have strong IT skills, a high level of attention to detail with good communication and organisational skills. The following points are key to being successful in this role:

Flexible and adaptable in nature

Genuine interest in working in a busy office

Bright and enthusiastic in nature

Hard working and willing to learn

Able to work under pressure and to meet time deadlines

Conscientious and motivated to deliver a high level of customer service

Accuracy and attention to detail in all aspects of the role

Able to work well on own initiative

A sense of humour

ACA or ACCA qualification

At least 2 years practice experience with another accountancy firm

Interested? We want to hear from you.

If you are interested in this role and feel you meet the requirements above, please apply today by sending your CV and covering email to