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:

Auditor
Hours: 08:30 until 17:00 Monday to Friday
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 depending on experience
Type: Permanent

Due to recent promotions and our continuing growth and success, an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Auditor to join our team of expert Accountants. Providing essential support to the Audit and Accounts Director by helping to efficiently manage the department’s workflow, this role will suit a bright, enthusiastic individual who is looking for their next career challenge.

The main responsibilities of this role will include:
  • Act as primary contact to a portfolio of clients consisting of charities, pension funds and other large businesses, ensuring all assignments comply with statutory time limits and managing workflows via an efficient planning tool
  • Manage audit assignments as requested by RI, planning, attending premises and participating in client meetings, reviewing reports produced and preparing final notes for RI
  • Participate in the review of team members’ work, as designated, at the planning stage within the department and provide feedback to relevant individuals
  • Ensure all work is completed efficiently, profitably and in accordance with the Company’s procedures
  • Keep Directors fully informed of status of all work, any challenges or delays encountered and suggestions for resolution of the same
  • 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
  • Mentor team members to assist in their personal and professional development and ensure the implementation of annual training plan to monitor the qualification process of training accountants, and to ensure those qualified achieve the relevant CPD training
  • Ensure accuracy and relevance of internal audit software
  • Participate in networking to assist in attracting new business and the overall success of the department as part of the wider company strategy
Required skills:
  • Minimum of AAT qualified (or qualified by experience)
  • Have experience of working as an auditor in an accountancy practice at a senior level
  • 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
  • Ability to multi-task and work to specified deadlines is essential
Contact Us:
Or call: +44 0116 282 7000
Part time Credit Control and Finance Assistant
Hours: 20hrs per week Monday to Friday
Salary: £16,000 to £18,000 depending on experience (pro rata for part time), plus attractive benefits package and pension (after probation)
Type: Permanent

As a company, we have grown and progressed significantly over the last five years and we have a desire to grow further still. As part of this exciting journey, our internal finance department now requires a Credit Control and Finance Assistant to support our internal Management Accountant.

The main responsibilities of this role will include:
  • Support the successful management of the Company’s cash flow by monitoring aged debts, aged WIP and outstanding invoices
  • Efficiently manage the credit control process to ensure the successful collection of aged debt, anticipate developments and identify accounts that may require special attention, handle any disputed matters with tact and diplomacy, negotiate repayment and maintain debtor days at an agreed level
  • Receive and accurately allocate electronic, credit/debit card and cheque payments, including banking and daily reconciliation of the office bank account to ensure all credits and debits are correctly recorded
  • Support the billing process by running statements and raising monthly invoices for fixed price and direct debit client agreements in line with current regulations
  • Management of accounts payable and receivable, reconciling ledgers and journals and accurately utilise nominal codes to enable accurate budget monitoring and reporting
  • Develop and maintain accurate, informative departmental procedures for all processes, continuously identifying opportunities for efficiency and incorporating these into updated documents
  • Provide financial administration support to the Management Accountant
Required skills:
  • Have at least two years relevant work experience and a proven successful track record in the area of credit control
  • Be able to work with minimum supervision, taking “hands on” responsibility for all ledgers
  • Have a basic understanding of the legal collection process in order to issue proceedings in the Small Claims Court
  • Be capable of balancing customer service standards with the need to keep collections on target, ensuring that a professional and courteous approach is adopted at all times
  • Keep the Management Accountant fully informed of status of all work, any challenges or delays encountered and suggestions for resolution of the same
Contact Us:
Or call: +44 (0)116 282 7000
Accountant – Specialist Medical Sector
Hours: Negotiable (full time or part time will be considered)
Salary: Circa £20,000, plus a range of benefits following probation
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:
  • Be a minimum of AAT qualified
  • Have experience of working in an accountancy practice
  • Be looking to develop their knowledge and experience through on the job training
  • 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
  • Be looking to increase their earning capacity by specialising in a niche area
  • Experience of working in the health sector would be extremely advantageous.
Required skills:
  • Act as second contact to a portfolio of GP clients, ensuring assignments are effectively managed and electronic records are 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
  • Prepare and distribute accurate and timely management information to clients
  • Review client KPI’s and report on significant fluctuations, as appropriate
  • Ensure the provision of an efficient and effective accounting service to clients
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts for clients, as agreed
  • Undertake proactive cash flow management for clients
  • Prepare year end statutory accounts
  • Ensure compliance for the filing of client’s statutory accounts
  • Respond promptly to client communications or queries and resolve any issues
  • Attend client meetings as required
  • Understand the client’s business to be able to add value where appropriate
  • Reconciling bank accounts, credit card accounts and petty cash
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns and CIS returns
  • Preparing reconciliations and balance sheet schedules to support the trial balance
Contact Us:
Or call: +44 (0)116 282 7000

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