This is a fantastic opportunity to work within Michael J Dodden & Co Chartered Certified Accountants. We are an all-round accounting firm who deal with a range of clients from sole traders up to limited companies.

The Role

We are looking for a Semi-senior or senior accounts staff member to join our team in Bridgwater. This job can be flexible either a full time job with hours of 9am until 5pm (1-hour lunch) Monday to Friday or a part time job with hours to be agreed. Your responsibilities would include the following –

  • Accounts preparation – Preparation of annual accounts for sole trader, partnership and limited company clients using Sage accounting software.
  • Personal Tax returns – Preparation of personal tax returns using Sage software.
  • Management accounts and bookkeeping – Maintaining clients’ accounting records from information and explanations provided and preparation of regular management accounts on various different types of software.
  • VAT returns – Preparation of quarterly VAT returns from information supplied by clients.
  • Corporation Tax returns – Preparation of corporation tax returns using Sage software.
  • Other professional service roles – various jobs due to our accountancy practice being an all-round firm providing a lot of different services to many clients in different sectors.

Essential Skills:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in Practice.
  • Minimum AAT Qualified.
  • Good IT skills, including experience of using different accounting packages or systems. (E.g. Sage, QuickBooks, Xero, FreeAgent)
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Confident communicator, able to liaise with clients and colleagues at all levels.


  1. Hours – negotiable up to 35 hours per week
  2. Holidays – standard 20 days plus bank holidays for full time workers, part time will be pro rated
  3. Pension scheme
  4. On-site parking spaces available
  5. Basic salary is dependant on qualification, experience and hours
  6. Please note this does not include any training contracts


  • Start date: Immediately


If you are interested in applying for the above position then please send your CV, together with a covering note to