At Gibson Booth we provide rewarding career opportunities for prospective chartered accountants, auditors, tax advisers and payroll professionals.

If you are enthusiastic about numbers and accountancy, audit, tax or payroll and believe you can provide a high-quality service, we would love to hear from you. We are always looking for staff who can provide our customers with a detailed, thorough understanding of the significant areas of accountancy.

Please contact us for more information.

Accountancy Assistant

Salary: £28k to £35k

Job Role

Gibson Booth Ltd is a progressive and forward-thinking firm which has enjoyed and continues to enjoy business growth.

Due to continued success an opportunity has arisen to strengthen the Accountancy team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing Statutory Accounts from core accounting records. These can be manual records, spreadsheets or data imported from accounting software.
  • Balancing control accounts and preparing accounts files using the Mercia framework and using checklists, for example Company Accounts Checklists.
  • Preparing accounts from clients accounting software packages including IRIS, SAGE, XERO, Quickbooks, this involves data interrogation.
  • Preparing tax computations for sole traders and partnerships, Corporation Tax returns for Ltd Companies.
  • Correspondence with clients and managers to complete assignments. This can involve, meetings, agenda, reports, analysis, letters, bills etc.
  • Completion of bookkeeping work on behalf of clients.
  • Preparing VAT returns and filing with HMRC.
  • Producing management accounts for review by managers and directors. This can involve data analysis and narrative.

Skills and Qualities

To be considered for this position, the ideal candidate should have strong numeracy skills, excellent organisations skills and be a confident communicator.

We will consider applicants who have already completed AAT L4 or who consider themselves to be qualified by experience having realised practical experience in an accountancy practice setting.

Salary and Benefits

  • £28k to £35k dependent on experience
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Home Working
  • On-Site Car Parking
  • Supportive Learning Environment
  • Opportunities for Career Progression

Please submit CVs to

Tax Assistant/Senior

An exciting opportunity exists to join our tax department to provide support to a diverse client portfolio of clients, including High Net Worth Individuals, Entrepreneurial Business Owners, Partnerships, Trusts and Directors.

The role

  • Providing personal tax compliance services for a varied portfolio of clients processing of tax returns, ensuring returns are processed accurately and delivered to agreed service standards
  • Management of client information, ensure businesses submit all appropriate information for the completion of tax returns
  • Ensure that the client’s tax liability is correctly calculated and the client is advised accordingly
  • Communicate directly with clients and HMRC regarding tax compliance matters on the phone and in person
  • Ensuring compliance with current legislation and preparing working papers

Skills and Qualities

Applicants should have a good understanding of tax compliance and have developed at least 2 years experience working within an accountancy or tax environment

Ideally applicants will be qualified ATT or studying towards the ATT qualification, however individuals who have decided not to take the formal qualification route (but have at least 2 years personal tax experience) are also encouraged to apply.

We offer an excellent platform for continued personal career development and progression.


  • Excellent Base Salary
  • Pension
  • Flexible working hours
  • On-site parking

Interested applicants should forward their CV to or contact Andrew Ainsworth on 01226 213131 for an informal discussion.