Qualified Accountant

Founded in 2001 by Andy Moore, Moore Scarrott is an innovative and progressive firm of chartered accountants based in Somerset, with a national client presence from Cornwall to Scotland. In the Summer of 2019, Moore Scarrott Healthcare joined the Moore Scarrott Group family. Led by a team of passionate and forward thinking managers and directors, they provide an innovative, progressive and proactive service to a nationwide client base. The focus is not simply on compliance work but on added value advisory services for clients and making the most of the specialist knowledge that the team at Moore Scarrott Healthcare have.

Due to unparalleled success and growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Healthcare team. For a determined, enthusiastic and progressive accountant this is a great opportunity to join the team at an exciting period of growth where progression is there for the taking for the right individuals.

In this position you will be a key member of the qualified staff. In time you will manage a portfolio of your own clients, organise your own time and share in the responsibility of managing and developing the team of junior trainee staff. The role would involve direct client interaction and the need to be comfortable in being the first point of contact, giving proactive and commercially valuable advice, and offering assistance on a regular basis. At Moore Scarrott Healthcare you will be supported and allowed to develop at a pace that you are comfortable with but there will be no glass ceilings in what you can achieve, due to the opportunities provided by sustained business growth.

You will be commercially sharp, thrive on the variety and energy of a busy team, have first class communication and interpersonal skills, and a passion for delivering exceptional client care. It is not essential to have healthcare accounting experience because sector specific CPD will be made available to all new joiners and the current healthcare team provide excellent internal training and support for individuals making the transition in to a new specialist sector.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Manage the day to day needs of your own client portfolio, including being the first point of contact.
  • Plan, carry out and review client work in a variety of areas within accounting, tax, and commercial business advice.
  • Handle client queries and proactively advise them on a wide range of financial and commercial matters.
  • Proactively bring matters to the attention of the partners.
  • Share in staff management and development responsibilities for the junior members of the team.
  • Deliver excellent client service.
  • Organise own time and workload.
  • Deal in time with all aspects of NHS pension compliance work for our client base.
  • Become involved in growing the business and handling potential new client meetings.

Key Requirements

  • Holder of a recognised professional accounting qualification, ACA or ACCA preferred.
  • We would consider AAT Level 4 qualified candidates who hold sufficient experience within practice to be considered ‘qualified by experience'.
  • Able to work well in a successful and busy team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Commercially sharp.
  • Having an attitude characterised as enthusiastic and positive, self-motivated and focused.
  • Possessing a creative approach to reaching solutions for clients.
  • Hard working and willing to work flexibly and travel on occasions where required.
  • Keen to learn and develop.

Salary & Benefits

Moore Scarrott believes in a culture where strong performance is recognised and rewarded, and as such, reviews performance and salaries every 12 months. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer a range of other benefits depending on your role as follows:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flu Vaccines
  • Regular Social events
  • Free eye tests
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Private medical cover
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Discretionary performance bonus
  • Holiday Entitlement of 33 days per year including Bank Holidays
  • Payment of professional memberships

In return, for the right applicant, the firm offers a real prospect of developing and growing their career in a wide range of exciting directions in the future.

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