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Audit, Accounts & Bookkeeping Trainees

We are a fast-growing independent firm of accountants and business advisors who love working with owner-managed businesses. We are looking to recruit Audit, Accounts and Bookkeeping Trainees into our vibrant and fun-loving team in Saffron Walden.

For the right candidates we are offering:

  • A full-time role building your commercial knowledge and developing your career as a business advisor.

  • A fully supported training package towards your professional qualifications within an apprenticeship scheme where available.

  • An opportunity to join a business with family values and a strong team ethic.

  • Salary dependent on education and experience.

The role: will involve a variety of different assignments including the preparation of statutory accounts and associated tax compliance work, assisting on audit assignments and the processing of bookkeeping and the preparation of VAT returns across an array of clients.

Skills and attributes of the ideal candidates:

  • You will have a winning mentality and are happy to take on early responsibility.

  • You will have an outgoing personality with great communication skills and be able to build strong relationships.

  • You will have an inquisitive mind and an aptitude for problem-solving.

  • You will be interested in business, eager to learn and can demonstrate leadership qualities.

  • You must be reliable, organised and able to meet deadlines.

  • Excellent numerical and IT skills.

  • 2 A-levels (grade A-C) and 5 GSCEs (grade A-C/4-9) including English and Maths, or equivalent qualifications.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Casual dress

  • Company events

  • Company pension

  • Private medical insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Saffron Walden, CB10 1JZ: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)

For further information on this Tax Supervisor position, please apply direct to info@croucherneedham.com

Personal Tax Supervisor Role


Your day-to-day responsibilities will range from managing an existing portfolio of clients and associated general advisory work, general review of personal tax returns prepared by Tax Assistants, delegation and supervision of work to budget, preparing more complex returns whilst reporting to the Tax Manager and Tax Partner. You will have experience with capital gains matters, landlords and stamp duty matters, non-doms, non-residents and possibly inheritance tax and trusts (although the latter two are not essential).


What is on offer?

  • Equivalent salary of £34,000 - £38,000 (depending on experience/qualification)

  • 35hr working week with flexibility to work from home up to two days a week

  • Family-friendly and vibrant working environment with open lines of communication to Partner/Manager

  • 20 days annual leave (pro-rata)

  • Membership paid for with CTA/ACCA/AAT if due

We are looking for an experienced personal tax professional with review experience who ideally holds a relevant tax qualification with the CTA or ATT, although someone qualified by experience will also be considered with relevant experience.

For further information on this Tax Supervisor position, please apply direct to info@croucherneedham.com

Croucher Needham LLP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.