Careers

We are always eager to hear from like-minded professionals

At Rowleys, we believe the key to our success relies on two things; our clients and our people.

We really enjoy what we do and this helps us to build proactive, long-term relationships with our clients whilst making our office a great place to work.

We don’t just focus on the numbers but on the development of our people, so every single one of us can fulfil our true potential.
This produces confident, capable individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and embrace new ways of working to find the best solutions for our clients, and we firmly believe it is this collaboration that makes our practice what it is today.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and successful, having remained an independent accountancy practice for over a century.

The benefits of working with us include:
  • Competitive market rate salary
  • Private health insurance
  • Client introduction bonus
  • Paid professional subscriptions
  • Retail discounts
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Annual employee survey
  • Flexible working policy
  • Open plan office space
  • 34 days’ holiday
  • 3% pension contribution
  • Paid exam fees and bonus
  • Colleague introduction bonus
  • Death in service benefit
  • Healthshield
  • Paid study leave
  • Performance development
  • Platinum Kaplan training partner
  • Free onsite parking

Currently we are recruiting for:

Part time Payroll Adviser (12m maternity cover with a view to a permanent role)
Hours: 25hrs per week
Salary: Competitive
Type: 12m fixed maternity cover contract (with a view to a permanent role)

We are seeking a confident, experienced payroll professional to initially provide maternity cover for a period of 12 months, with the possibility of a permanent contract thereafter. Working as part of a small but busy team, managing a large number of diverse payrolls, you will ensure that all tasks are completed accurately, within agreed deadlines and strive to achieve the client’s expectations at every opportunity.

The main responsibilities of this role will include:
  • Act as main point of contact to a large portfolio of diverse payrolls outsourced from a varied group of clients, ranging from sole traders to significant groups of companies
  • Ensure assignments are effectively managed, accurate databases are maintained and deadlines are met
  • Prepare and process weekly and monthly payroll to include all staff changes, such a starters, leavers, secondments, transfers and other amendments to salaries
  • Calculate and administrate payments such as SSP, SAP, SMP, SPP, bonuses and NIC
  • Timely production of paperwork such as P45s and wage slips
  • Advising clients on auto-enrolment and ensuring related information is correctly submitted
  • Participate in client meetings as requested and manage client expectations by ensuring they are always kept up to date and understand all of the information presented to them
  • Preparation of accurate and up to date reports, where requested
  • Deliver an excellent level of customer service, responding to all ad hoc queries in a timely manner
  • Maintain up to date technical knowledge and attend all relevant training, conferences and seminars
  • Regularly liaise with HMRC and relevant agencies to ensure compliance with current legislation
  • Keep the Payroll Manager fully informed of the status of all work, any challenges or delays encountered and suggestions for resolution of the same
  • Manage all work efficiently, profitably and in accordance with the Company’s procedures and ensure all data and instructions are received from an authorised source
  • Participate and contribute to the development of the team in order to help it meet its objectives in line with the overall Company strategy
  • Support the marketing and development of the service to increase number of payrolls managed
Required skills:
  • At least two years’ experience of independently managing a portfolio of payrolls
  • Advanced Sage Line 50 software skills
  • Exceptional organisation and a keen eye for detail
  • Knowledge of the current issues affecting payroll and the ability to keep up to date with changing legislation
  • Good working knowledge of current statutory payments and deductions -SSP, SMP, PAYE, NI, etc.
  • Ability to deal with complex calculations accurately and efficiently
  • Fully and confidently computer literate, as this is a paperless department
Contact Us:
Or call: +44 0116 282 7000
Medical Sector Accountant
Hours: Full time or part time
Salary: Competitive
Type: Permanent

We are developing a thriving, customer-focused team who are fast becoming the number one choice for the medical sector in Leicestershire. Acting for a large number of practices in the area (as well as individual GPs, medical centres and Foundations), we offer expert advice on accounts, personal tax and pensions, together with bespoke bookkeeping, cost control, VAT and management accounts services. Due to the continuing success of the department and the company’s focus on increasing our market share in this sector, we are now looking for a bright, enthusiastic accountant who is ready for their next exciting career move.

The main responsibilities of this role will include:

Regular responsibilities of this role may include (but are not limited to):

  • Act as second contract to a portfolio of GP clients, ensuring assignments are effectively managed and IRIS Practice Manager is kept up to date
  • Prepare management information and VAT returns accurately and timely for an agreed number of clients
  • Participate in client meetings as requested and manage client expectations by ensuring they are always kept up to date and understand all of the work produced
  • Deliver an excellent level of customer service, managing and exceeding client expectations, responding to all ad hoc queries in a timely manner
  • Maintain up to date technical knowledge and attend all relevant training, conferences and seminars
  • Keep Medical Sector Manager fully informed of status of all work, any challenges or delays encountered and suggestions for resolution of the same
  • Manage all work efficiently, profitably and in accordance with the Company’s procedures
  • Participate and contribute to the development of the team in order to assist meet its objectives in line with the overall Company strategy
  • Actively assist in marketing the specialist services provided by the team
Required skills:
  • AAT qualified
  • Experience of working in practice
  • Have a good understanding of personal and partnership tax
  • Be computer literate (particularly Microsoft Office), and be able to adapt to using new software quickly and easily (Sage, IRIS, etc.)
  • Have excellent attention to detail and thrive on exceeding client expectations
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills, together with the confidence to network and help to develop the business
Contact Us:
Or call: +44 0116 282 7000

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