Vacancies at McDade Roberts.

At McDade Roberts are always on the lookout for hard working and conscientious people to join our team.

We provide opportunities at all levels to include business administration, bookkeeping, payroll and also for individuals looking to start a new career in accountancy all the way through to experienced qualified accountants looking for their next career step.

If you are interest in joining McDade Roberts then please do get in touch with your CV and a cover letter either via email: or post: 316 Blackpool Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 3AE

Full time Trainee Accountant

McDade Roberts are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual who is interested in starting a career in accountancy. The role will be based at our Fulwood office and will initially include assisting with preparing and submitting VAT return and assistance with implementation of cloud accounting technologies before moving on to accounts preparation for sole traders and limited companies and also aiding with the associated tax matters. This should make for the ideal start on which to build a career for the future.

Applicants are expected to study AAT or similar on day release in order to build on the skills obtained in the office and this will be funded by the company providing a 6 month probationary period is completed satisfactorily.

Apply by email to: or in writing to:

Katie Grayston, Practice Manager, McDade Roberts Accountants,316 Blackpool Road, Fulwood, Preston. PR2 3AE

Bookkeeping Role

  • Bookkeeper/Cloud Technical Advisor to join an established accountancy practice based in Preston and the surrounding areas
  • Client facing role including client visits

Job Description

You will join as a Bookkeeper working with commercial, smaller OMBs, sole traders and partnerships across varying industries and turnover.

  • Bookkeeping, on cloud based products (Kashflow, FreeAgent, Xero) as well as SAGE and Excel
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns and assistance with implementation of cloud accounting technologies
  • Training clients with bookkeeping
  • There will be some onsite client facing element to it as well, working with clients and assisting the accounts team.
  • Office admin support functions
  • You will work within a team.
  • Full time

The Ideal Applicant

  • You will be IAB qualified, or have a similar qualification in pace, with at least 2 - 3 years or more accounting practice experience.
  • You will have demonstrable experience of bookkeeping and preparing VAT returns.
  • You will be looking to expand on your current skills, within a progressive accountancy practice on a full time basis.
  • You will have a keen eye for detail, the ability to work to deadlines.

What's on Offer

Salary dependent on experience and background

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Fulwood Office

Required experience:

  • Bookkeeping: 2 years
  • Good computer skills
  • The ability to work to deadlines
  • Drivers Licence and car