Current Opportunities

Are you interested in being part of our friendly, supportive, professional and forward-thinking team of Chartered Accountants and Business advisors, working in offices in a superb seafront location in Exmouth or overlooking the magnificent historic quayside in Exeter with opportunities for flexible working and many other benefits?  Then look no further….

Our hard-working team will provide you with the opportunity to reach your potential. At Thompson Jenner you are more than just a number, we see each member of staff as an individual and aim to nurture and inspire you to progress and achieve your career ambitions from wherever you are in your career journey. We are a great place to start your career journey and equally are a great place to join along the way.

Our current vacancies are listed below. . .

The role:

Thompson Jenner LLP currently has a vacancy in our Exmouth office for a graduate level training position to begin in September 2024.

Recruiting within our Accounts team, as a trainee you will work towards the ACA qualification.  Thompson Jenner is an ICAEW approved training organisation.  Full training costs will be met and we offer an extensive, and broad experience across a wide range of sectors and exciting clients which helps our trainees develop quickly and proficiently.

The Person:

We are looking for a hardworking, ambitious, and self-motivated graduate with excellent communication skills to join our friendly team.  We pride ourselves on our commitment to trainees and career progression with over 70% of the Partners having joined the firm at trainee level.

What we offer:

Thompson Jenner LLP offers a generous employment package. For more information on our employment package, working in a superb seafront location, please visit our Careers page:

https://www.thompson-jenner.co.uk/careers/why-join-us/

Salary: We offer a competitive salary and you will be entitled to future pay rises based on the successful completion of examinations.

How to apply:

Please send a CV and covering letter directly to jobs@tjllp.com.

Please note: We are only accepting direct applications to Thompson Jenner LLP  (not via Recruitment Agencies).

Candidates that have not been contacted within thirty working days of submitting their application should assume their application has not progressed to the next stage.

 

The role:

Our Personal Tax work is continually growing with lots of varied and interesting opportunities, and as a result of this, we are looking to grow and develop our Personal Tax Team with the addition of a Personal Tax Senior. This role will give you the opportunity to gain a broad range of experience in the course of preparing personal tax returns for a wide variety of clients. This is a Full Time role or Part Time role (a minimum of 3 days per week would be considered) based in our Exmouth Office situated in a superb seafront location or in our Exeter Office overlooking the magnificent historic quayside.

Your day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of personal tax returns to include landlords, sole traders, partnerships and company directors.
  • Preparation of income and expenditure accounts for landlords, sole traders and partnerships.
  • Client communication regarding personal tax returns and ad-hoc queries.
  • Consideration of any potential tax planning opportunities alongside compliance work.
  • Liaison with HMRC on various matters relating to clients’ personal tax affairs.

The Person:

This will be an ideal opportunity for someone currently working at an assistant level to take the next step in their career, taking on more responsibility and more complex work, whilst still having the support to develop their technical knowledge. It will equally be an ideal opportunity for someone with significant Personal Tax experience.

It will provide an ideal middle ground between being given more complex work and responsibility whilst still being supported, and will provide the opportunity to assist with the training and development of junior tax staff.

We are looking for someone with Personal Tax experience who is ready to take the next step in their career. You may be ATT part-qualified or qualified, or preparing to start studying for the ATT qualification.

Attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential for this role.

What we offer at Thompson Jenner:

There are many excellent benefits of working for Thompson Jenner LLP.

Our basics:

  • Competitive salary
  • A bonus structure
  • Matched employer pension contributions up to 5%
  • Minimum 22 days holiday + bank holidays, increasing with length of service
  • Paid training and development in our staff
  • Flexible working requests always considered, and include a home working policy for part week

We also offer Social, Wellbeing and Life Events benefits.

Salary: This will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to apply: Candidates should apply in the first instance with an up-to-date CV and covering letter/note highlighting suitability for the role by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below this advert or to our Recruitment Co-ordinator at jobs@tjllp.com

Please note: Candidates that have not been contacted within thirty working days of submitting their application should assume their application has not progressed to the next stage.

The role:

We are looking to recruit a talented Full Time Payroll Senior to join our busy and expanding Payroll Services team in our Exmouth Office situated in a superb seafront location. You would be joining a Payroll Services team of five in a role that combines running client payrolls, pension administration and all other aspects of providing payroll services. You will be working within a fast-paced environment where you will need to be able to perform well under pressure and be able to demonstrate excellent time management skills. Our Payroll Services team provides a seamless and efficient service to an expanding client base across Devon and the South West. The Full Time Payroll Senior will play a key part in the day-to-day running of monthly and weekly client payrolls and the overall development of our bureau.

Your day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing the work of payroll administrators, answering any of their queries and ensuring that an excellent level of client service is offered.
  • Liaising with clients to ensure that you have all the information required to run their payrolls, provide auto enrolment services and associated tasks.
  • Dealing with payroll and bank credits.
  • Supporting the Head of Payroll Services.
  • Coaching and mentoring our more junior team members ensuring that they develop into competent payroll administrators.

The Person:

We are looking for someone with previous payroll administration experience gained from within either an in-house or a bureau environment to join our thriving Payroll Services team. A minimum of 3 years’ payroll administration experience is essential.

You must have strong end to end processing experience.

You will have a track record of successfully coaching and mentoring individuals within a payroll environment.

You will have excellent time management skills and attention to detail.

You will have strong keyboard and IT skills and will be a confident user of Microsoft Excel.

You will have experience of identifying and recommending process improvements.

A working knowledge of Sage Payroll software is essential. Xero payroll experience is desirable.

What we offer at Thompson Jenner:

There are many excellent benefits of working for Thompson Jenner LLP.

Our basics:

  • Competitive salary
  • A bonus structure
  • Matched employer pension contributions up to 5%
  • Minimum 22 days holiday + bank holidays, increasing with length of service
  • Paid training and development in our staff
  • Flexible working requests always considered, and include a home working policy for part week

We also offer Social, Wellbeing and Life Events benefits.

Salary: This will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to apply: Candidates should apply in the first instance with an up-to-date CV and covering letter/note highlighting suitability for the role by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below this advert or to our Recruitment Co-ordinator at jobs@tjllp.com

Please note: Candidates that have not been contacted within thirty working days of submitting their application should assume their application has not progressed to the next stage.

The role:

We are looking to recruit an experienced Full Time or Part Time Bookkeeper to join our busy and growing Bookkeeping team based in our Exeter Office overlooking the magnificent historic quayside or in our Exmouth Office situated in a superb seafront location. Our team provides a seamless and efficient service to an interesting and expanding client base of small businesses across Devon and the South West.

Your day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Responsibility for your own portfolio of clients.
  • Providing your portfolio of clients with a bookkeeping service up to trial balance.
  • Assisting clients with meeting VAT deadlines and CIS returns.
  • You may also be required to prepare monthly or quarterly management accounts for some clients.

The Person:

To be considered for this role you should have extensive experience of bookkeeping and preparation of VAT returns, ideally having worked in a busy practice environment, working with tight deadlines.

You will have a good working knowledge of accounting software, including Sage, Quick Books etc. You will mainly be using Xero and ideally will be well versed in its functionality, but if not, full training can be provided. Experience of MTD implementation would be desirable.

It is expected that you will be AAT, IAB or ICB qualified or part qualified. You must have good attention to detail and be able to work independently.

Personality and good communication skills are essential as there will be significant client contact including client visits where required.

What we offer at Thompson Jenner LLP:

There are many excellent benefits of working for Thompson Jenner LLP.

Our basics:

  • Competitive salary
  • A bonus structure
  • Matched employer pension contributions up to 5%
  • Minimum 22 days holiday + bank holidays, increasing with length of service.
  • Paid training and development in our staff
  • Flexible working requests always considered, and include a home working policy for part week

We also offer Social, Wellbeing and Life Events benefits.

Salary: This will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to apply: Candidates should apply in the first instance with an up-to-date CV and covering letter/note highlighting suitability for the role by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below this advert or to our Recruitment Co-ordinator at jobs@tjllp.com

Please note: Candidates that have not been contacted within thirty working days of submitting their application should assume their application has not progressed to the next stage.

The role:

We are looking to recruit a Full Time Audit Senior (although a minimum of 30 hours per week would be considered) to join our busy and growing Audit Services team. This role will be based in our Exeter Office overlooking the magnificent historic quayside or our Exmouth Office situated in a superb seafront location.

Your day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking the completion of audits for small and medium size entities including charities and academies in accordance with the International Standards on Auditing.
  • Accurately completing assignments within agreed timescales.
  • Assisting in the mentoring and development of junior staff.

The Person:

You will have a strong background in audit and accounts preparation.

We are ideally looking for someone ACA or ACCA qualified, although someone qualified by experience would be considered.

You will be used to meeting tight deadlines, motivated and have excellent attention to detail.

Personality and excellent communication skills are essential as there will be significant client contact.

What we offer at Thompson Jenner:

There are many excellent benefits of working for Thompson Jenner LLP.

Our basics:

  • Competitive salary
  • A bonus structure
  • Matched employer pension contributions up to 5%
  • Minimum 22 days holiday + bank holidays, increasing with length of service
  • Paid training and development in our staff
  • Flexible working requests always considered, and include a home working policy for part week

We also offer Social, Wellbeing and Life Events benefits.

Salary: This will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to apply: Candidates should apply in the first instance with an up-to-date CV and covering letter/note highlighting suitability for the role by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below this advert or to our Recruitment Co-ordinator at jobs@tjllp.com

Please note: Candidates that have not been contacted within thirty working days of submitting their application should assume their application has not progressed to the next stage.

Role:

We are looking to recruit a Full Time or Part Time Support Administrator to join our busy and growing team. This is a Full Time or Part Time (a minimum of 3 days per week would be considered) office based role working in our Exmouth Office situated in a superb seafront location. This role would see you primarily offering support to our Payroll Services team.

Your day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the Payroll Services Team with administration tasks
  • Data Entry
  • Inputting and updating records
  • Performing cross checks
  • Maintaining databases
  • General administrative duties
  • Providing cover for our administration/front office team when required

The Person:

We are looking for someone with administration/ data entry experience to join our thriving team.  Recent experience of Payroll would be desirable.

You will have strong digital filing, recordkeeping, and organisational skills as well as effective time management and the ability to own and complete tasks.

You will have sound computer literacy including a good knowledge of Word, Outlook and Excel and a willingness to learn.

You must have a passion to support the team and a proactive nature with a willingness to work hard and a ‘can do’ attitude.

You will have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy and strong verbal and written communication skills.

What we offer:

There are many excellent benefits of working for Thompson Jenner LLP.

Our basics:

  • Competitive salary
  • A bonus structure
  • Matched employer pension contributions up to 5%
  • Minimum 22 days holiday + bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing with length of service
  • Paid training and development in our staff

We also offer Social, Wellbeing and Life Events benefits.

Salary: This will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to apply: Candidates should apply in the first instance with an up-to-date CV and covering letter/note highlighting suitability for the role by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below this advert or to our Recruitment Co-ordinator at jobs@tjllp.com

Please note: Candidates that have not been contacted within thirty working days of submitting their application should assume their application has not progressed to the next stage.

The role:

We are looking to recruit an experienced Full Time Probate and Trust and Estates Manager to join our busy Inheritance Tax team based in our Exeter Office overlooking the magnificent historic quayside or in our Exmouth Office situated in a superb seafront location.

Your day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the Partners, Directors and clients providing Probate expertise from initial consultation to the resolution of more complex cases
  • Working with the Personal Representatives to gather all the information regarding the assets and liabilities of the deceased
  • Preparation of all IHT accounts required
  • Calculating the IHT payable (if applicable) and advising on the payment methods that could be available
  • Applying for the Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration, depending on which is required;
  • Collecting in the assets
  • Advising on distributions to the beneficiaries
  • Preparation of estate accounts
  • Preparation of all tax returns
  • Undertaking monthly billing and reporting functions.

The Person:

To be considered for this role it is important that you have experience of working in Probate Services and dealing with uncontentious Probate matters.

You must have good attention to detail and be able to work independently.

You will have a strong knowledge of probate regulations and inheritance tax and a positive and proactive approach to developing probate processes.

You will enjoy a challenge and have excellent time management and organisation skills. You will be able to organise you own work to ensure that all deadlines are met.

You will be IT proficient.

Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to empathise are essential as there will be significant client contact including client visits where required.

What we offer:

There are many excellent benefits of working for Thompson Jenner LLP.

Our basics:

  • Competitive salary
  • A bonus structure
  • Matched employer pension contributions up to 5%
  • Minimum 22 days holiday + bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing with length of service
  • Paid training and development in our staff

We also offer Social, Wellbeing and Life Events benefits.

Salary: This will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to apply: Candidates should apply in the first instance with an up-to-date CV and covering letter/note highlighting suitability for the role by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below this advert or to our Recruitment Co-ordinator at jobs@tjllp.com

Please note: Candidates that have not been contacted within thirty working days of submitting their application should assume their application has not progressed to the next stage.

Interested in joining us?

If you have any questions or queries regarding any of the roles listed on our website then please contact our Recruitment Co-ordinator via jobs@tjllp.com.

We are always interested in recruiting staff of the highest calibre. If you feel you will be able to bring something additional to the business, please forward your CV and covering note by email to jobs@tjllp.com .

We look forward to hearing from you and hope that you will be able to join us in contributing to the future success of Thompson Jenner.

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