Ward Williams Chartered Accountants

Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper

Weybridge, Surrey
£23,500 - £37,500 + ACCA or AAT study package. (Dependent on experience & qualifications)
20 Mar 2023
20 Apr 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Ward Williams Chartered Accountants has been established for over 30 years.

delivering accountancy, taxation, advisory, HR and audit services to its clients which range from owner managed companies to international groups.

We are committed to championing diversity and inclusion in our practices and providing excellent training and opportunities for our staff to enable them to achieve their business and life goals.

A full-time position is available for an individual to be part of the Business Services Department.

The role:

  • Working in our Weybridge office, assisting the partners and managers in the delivery of a full range of accountancy services to a wide spectrum of owner managed business. 

The main tasks are:

  • To provide bookkeeping assistance using a digital bookkeeping package.
  • Training will be provided as necessary to acquire Adviser status.
  • Preparing accounts in accordance with Financial Reporting standards.
  • Liaising with the firm’s partners and accounts managers to ensure that the clients and compliance deadlines are met.
  • Completion of VAT returns and corporate tax returns, as required.
  • Liaising with management to ensure that all the accounts administrative functions are completed. Communications with clients using the firms secure portal platform and other media.


  • The successful candidate will have good communication and organisation skills. They must have a working knowledge of all Microsoft Office products.
  • Must be prepared to work in a team.
  • Although not essential, ideally the successful candidate would have experience of using Xero, Sage or QuickBooks.
  • Be part qualified. Applicants with relevant work experience who are just starting their studies would be considered too.

What we offer in return:

  • Salary: £23,500 - £37,500 + ACCA or AAT study package. Dependent on experience, qualifications and your ‘know how’.
  • Agile working i.e., Hybrid working from home policy (dependent on the individual and circumstances);
  • Above standard holiday entitlement.
  • Internal mentor to support you in your career and study development.
  • Life Assurance – 2 x salary.
  • Critical Life cover.
  • Reimbursement of your professional subscription.
  • Employee referral scheme bonus for successful employee placements.
  • Working with and learning from the Partners and management team.
  • Great opportunities to progress your career.

If you have a ‘Can Do’ attitude and looking to secure a role in a practice providing a good variety of work experiences which will aid your development to full qualification, we would like to hear from you.

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to us. For any CV’s that are submitted without instruction, then we reserve the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of agency fees.

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