Careers at Accounting Services for Business

Senior Accountant | Practice Manager

We're looking for a charismatic business leader

Competitive salary with profit share and benefits

Westbourne, Bournemouth 9th July 2015


Accounting Services for Business was established in 2002.   We provide a managed 'Virtual Accounts Office' and payroll service to clients from a diverse range of business sectors.

We have exciting plans for growth this year including offices in Southampton and London.

We are now looking for someone special to help shape our future – a senior accountant who is an ambitious charismatic business leader who has rapidly outgrown their current position.

You’ll be someone who can initiate progress, enhance our existing business and has the drive to succeed.

Your key roles will include taking over the leadership of our Bournemouth office and energetically promoting our business to win more clients.  You will play a key role in developing our business in new locations and supporting new business managers.

To fulfil this role, it’s essential that your relevant career experience has been gained mainly within accountancy practices, working with a breadth of clients.  You will be qualified at ICAEW, or ACCA level.

You will be a 'hands on person’ who can lead a small team and manage by example.

You’ll take full responsibility for client work from arrival of paperwork through to production of management reports, preparation of VAT Returns, bank reconciliation, etc

You’ll be confident dealing with accounts for sole traders, self assessments, partnerships, limited companies with revenues of several million pounds, and clients operating with multiple currencies.

Naturally, you’ll be fluent with a variety accountancy software packages.  You will also have a strong awareness of technology and trends in our sector.

You’ll be an energetic networker, socially at ease, and confident in presenting to audiences at all levels.  You’ll be a ‘magnet’ that attracts quality new business.

You’ll also be a good strategist, able to create and implement business plans that will shape our future.

The position is based at our Westbourne (Bournemouth) office.  You will need to live within easy commuting distance, ideally within 10 miles, and have your own reliable transport.

Flexibility in working hours will be required. You may also be required to work on site at client's offices. You will therefore need to be professionally presented and comfortable working independently with our clients.

If you believe you are the extraordinary talent we are looking for and would like to apply, either:

Click here to visit our on-line recruitment application page, or

Contact us by e-mail:

Vacancy, Recruitment qualified Accountant, Part-time, Westbourne, Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset

Where We Work

Tayfield House
38, Poole Road
Dorset, BH4 9DW

  • Tel: 01202 755600
  • Fax: 01202 755744
  • Email:

Member of the Certified
Public Accountants
Association  (CPAA)

Additional Services

  • Budget planning & cashflows
  • VAT & Inland Revenue enquiries
  • Bank & investor financial reports
  • Property portfolio management
  • Representation at meetings with:
    • VAT
    • Inland Revenue
    • Local Authorities
    • Government Agencies
    • Banks

Business Sector Expertise

  • Building & construction
  • Charities
  • Conference & entertainment
  • Fast food
  • Hotels & hospitality
  • Housing associations
  • Legal & professional
  • Manufacturing
  • Property management
  • Rest homes
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Tradesmen