Sheards have a fantastic full-time position available for an enthusiastic individual to join our hard-working and friendly team who is looking for the next step in their accountancy career. The individual will have excellent communication and people skills, as great client relationships are essential to the service that we offer at Sheards.  

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in an accountancy practice, and seeking a role that will give them their own portfolio of business clients for which they will provide a full range of accounting and tax services.  

The position would be a perfect fit for an AAT-qualified individual looking to progress their career. We would also consider offering a training contract with ICAEW or ACCA, meaning the role would be ideal for an AAT-qualified person looking to progress further with their studies.  

The role will specifically involve the preparation of accounts and tax returns for small to medium-sized businesses and their owners. We use Iris practice software, so existing knowledge of Iris would be useful, although not essential.  

The day-to-day responsibilities for the role include:  

  • Preparation of financial statements for small and medium-sized limited companies, sole traders, and partnerships  
  • Corporation tax calculations and submissions  
  • Preparation of management accounts  
  • Self Assessment tax returns  
  • Other tax compliance, such as P11D’s  

We would expect candidates to have good knowledge and experience of cloud-based book-keeping packages. The firm has for some time offered cloud-based solutions to clients, and are we are partners with both Quick Books and Kashflow as we ensure that we give clients innovative solutions for their accounting function.  

Working at Sheards  

Sheards is a firm of Chartered Accountants that places great importance on great working relationships,  both within the team and also with its clients.  

At Sheards, we offer a competitive salary with flexible working opportunities, including the option to work from home on a hybrid basis. We also offer our valued employees the training necessary to continue their own education and development.  

Sheards is dedicated to supporting local charities and causes, and so you will have the opportunity to get involved in our fundraising activities.  

We are excellently located just outside Huddersfield town centre with free on-site parking and close to bus and rail links.  

If you are interested in applying for this role then please send your CV and cover letter to

Please add “as seen on Holmfirth Events” within your application. 


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