Current Opportunities

Vacancies

Below are our current accounting vacancies for our award winning accountancy firm.

Hereford Office

Bookkeeper – Full Time or Part Time

We’re looking for a Bookkeeper to join our growing team in our Ludlow office, managing the day-to-day accounting and finance requirements of a wide range of clients. This role can be either full time or part time.

We’re a dynamic, fast moving company that loves innovation and encourages people to grow and reach their potential. Now the largest independent accountants in Hereford with two other offices in Ludlow and Shrewsbury, our focus is on making our clients businesses as successful as they can be.

You will have a drive for accuracy, excellent organisational and communication skills to correspond with a wide variety of internal and external contacts. Excellent time management and commitment to high standards is important for this role.

You will have at least 2 years’ bookkeeping experience and will also:

  • Be competent in the accounting processes up to Trial Balance.
  • Have a sound understanding of Profit & Loss and Balance sheet accounts.
  • Have excellent computer skills.
  • Have exceptional attention to detail.
  • Be highly organised and able to work to deadlines.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be able to work independently and in a team.

Role Overview

  • Balance and maintain accurate ledgers.
  • Match purchase orders with invoices
  • Coordinate bank deposits and report financial results on a regular basis
  • Pay vendor invoices and track bank account balances.
  • Develop monthly financial statements, including cash flow, profit and loss statements and balance sheets.
  • Prepare quarterly and monthly tax returns.

We offer flexible working hours and benefits, and support CPD. Full job description and salary information would be discussed at interview.

If this sounds like it could be for you, we would love to hear from you. Please email a copy of your CV to us at careers@thornewidgery.co.uk

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Ludlow Office

No current vacancies.

Accounts Apprentice

We’re looking for an accounts apprentice to join our growing team in our Ludlow office. Would you like to work for a business that’s dynamic, loves innovation and encourages people to grow and reach their potential?

Attitude is key to success within TW, those that thrive have a can do’, proactive, customer-focused approach and look for the ‘what, where and how things could be done better?’

We can train the technical, we can provide the opportunities, we can help in being organised, but we think the right attitude is one where apprentices are prepared to ‘have a go’, take the initiative and, when they think it’s necessary, challenge the status quo.

As well as an aptitude for figures, you need to be able to build and retain relationships, provide advice and guidance and use the information from the software to be able to add value to our clients by planning ahead and sharing ideas.

We would love to hear from those who are:

  • Motivated to make the most of their abilities.
  • Confident, with great interpersonal skills
  • Team players who enjoy sharing their knowledge with others
  • Forward thinking and solutions focused

We invest a huge amount of time ensuring our trainees are given the opportunities to develop alongside study support. As part of the TW team, you will have the opportunity to experience a wide range of business/accountancy/IT processes whilst developing your skills and knowledge plus you’ll benefit from exposure to a varied customer base.

If this sounds like it could be for you, we would love to hear from you. Please email a copy of your CV to us at careers@thornewidgery.co.uk

Shrewsbury Office

Client Manager

Due to continued success we’re looking for an experienced Accounts Client Manager to join our Shrewsbury office. We are Herefordshire’s largest independent accounting practice, with a second office in Ludlow and our third office in Shrewsbury being opened at the start of this year. We can offer an exciting opportunity to join a progressive, dynamic firm with great career development opportunities.

The successful candidate must be a self-starter, strongly motivated and a clear communicator at all levels with the ability to work independently and pro-actively in our client focused practice

You should have:

  • Experience within an accountancy practice for at least 5 years
  • P/Qualified or Qualified ACA/ACCA
  • Up to date technical knowledge and skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Good verbal and communication skills
  • Highly motivated, committed with positive and ambitious attitude
  • An enquiring mind is encouraged
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Experience dealing with and looking after clients

Role Overview:

  • Maintaining strong relationships with clients and their staff, undertake a pro-active interest and awareness of client sectors and businesses
  • Respond to internal and external customer requests as appropriate.
  • Support and work with a team and across other areas of the practice
  • Working to meet client and professional development targets.

We offer flexible working hours and benefits, and support CPD. Full job description and salary information would be discussed at interview

If this sounds like it could be for you, we would love to hear from you. Please email a copy of your CV to us at careers@thornewidgery.co.uk


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Experienced Senior Accountant / Auditor

Working with Thorne Widgery is exciting and challenging, we are about to enter a new dynamic phase within our business meaning we are expanding our teams and looking for individuals who are seeking the opportunity to develop relationships with existing and new clients and to help shape the future of our business.

TW is the largest independent Chartered Accountancy practice and Business Consultancy in Herefordshire with a second office in Ludlow and a new third office in Shrewsbury.

We are currently looking to recruit Senior Accountants and Auditors to join our team in our new Shrewsbury office. You will be working on a wide variety of assignments for a group of the firm’s clients, who range from local owner-managed businesses to large organisations.

This role will suit if you have at least 3 years’ experience in an accountancy practice or can demonstrate transferrable skills and experience; competent accounts and / or audit experience, are an organised and an excellent communicator and experienced in the use of accounting practice software. Ideally, you will hold a relevant accounting qualification or be part qual ACCA /ACA or be Qualified by Experience.

Work will be varied but will typically include: –

  • Working with a range of clients including sole traders, partnerships and small Limited companies, charities, education clients and other not for profit sector clients
  • Preparing financial statements, producing statutory accounts files for manager or partner review or being accountable for assigned audits including planning and execution of work on time and to budget.
  • Client meetings and interaction would also be required and encouraged
  • Preparing year end accounts and management accounts
  • Managing the working of, and development of junior team members

We also encourage individuals who identify opportunities where they and we can add more value to our clients or improve the way we do things whether this be through the software we use or the solutions we offer, so you may wish to become a champion of a solution within our business and aide the sharing and development of your colleagues.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Desirable – ACCA / ACA qualified, part qualified, QBE
  • Desirable – MAAT
  • Desirable – previous team management or team development experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an Accountancy Practice or demonstrate transferrable experience – Accounts and/or Audit
  • Familiar with Accounting software
  • Car Owner/Driver
  • A good communicator works well as part of a team
  • Highly motivated, committed with positive mind and ambitious attitude – an enquiring mind is encouraged
  • Positive attitude to the benefits of using accountancy software within the practice and with clients

We offer flexible working hours and benefits, and support CPD. Full job description and salary information would be discussed at interview.

If this sounds like it could be for you, we would love to hear from you. Please email a copy of your CV to us at careers@thornewidgery.co.uk


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Does what we offer tick your boxes?

We are the largest independent chartered accountancy practice and business advisors in Herefordshire and growing!

We have a whole range of opportunities, whether you have years of knowledge and skills or have just left school, there’s an opportunity to suit. We like to make sure that our roles are challenging and busy, yet exciting. We offer a fantastic work/life balance and a great working environment including the chance for you to make a contribution to TW’s future success!

Here are some of the many perks for joining our ever-growing friendly team:

To register for any of these opportunities within Thorne Widgery or for a speculative enquiry please email your CV or details of work experience and education, indicating the position that you are applying for to: careers@thornewidgery.co.uk