Title Partner, Accountant, Busy Chartered, Cornwall/Devon 50-250K
Salary 50-250K
Location Cornwall Devon
Job Information

Partner, Accountant, Busy Chartered, Cornwall/Devon

50-250K (With additional financial arrangements)


As the only real working Executive Search firm that is based in Cornwall and the SWUK, we have been appointed in retained search to find a new Partner to work in a thriving Chartered Practice.

This retained recruitment project is driven by succession, with a lead- in-time of twenty four months.  The current Partner is looking to retire 2015 – 2016.

Our search commences from October 2013 and candidates will be invited from all counties in the UK and Scotland.

All candidates should possess a valuable client following, (value 150 -.5M+); relocation expenses may be offered to the right candidate.

Local corporate client businesses include a mix of Agri-Industrials, our client also acts for companies that are situated throughout the UK.  Distance presents no problem, after all today’s communications are first class.

Tax training, advanced practice management and other training programmes are available for the right candidate.

We are seeking to find an FCA, FCCA, CTA, ACA, ACCA, AAT & ATT candidates who are looking to become a major part of a thriving and expanding local professional business.  The client Chartered Practice is situated in a beautiful part of the county that offers a picture postcard working environment.

If you are a sole practitioner, working with a team of partners has many valued advantages.  If you are a partner in a large city firm, please expect our call, we have a call list to action consisting of 750 names of partners situated in Bristol, Cardiff, London and Manchester.  First step is receive our inception call, we then send you the information/application pack.

Your first meeting with our client will be via Skype, second phase will be F2F at the office.

We are seeking an accountancy practice professional that may be looking to make that all important step up into a business leadership role.

“NB. We would also like to invite applications from a senior seasoned tax professional”.

Our candidate will be experienced in the following work:

  • Main point of contact for clients;
  • Review and preparation of accounts and management accounts;
  • Review and preparation of tax computations and CT600’s;
  • Personal tax returns;
  • Review of VAT returns;
  • Planning, budgeting, managing, reviewing and completion of audit files;
  • Responsible for writing the management letter;
  • Client liaison including meetings on accounts, tax returns and audits;
  • Cash flow projections, budgets and business plans;
  • Due Diligence;
  • Managing sales/purchases of businesses;
  • Revenue enquiries;
  • Tax planning;
  • Correspondence;
  • Client billing;
  • Regular client liaison both face to face and by telephone;
  • Specialist assignment work experience, including – Solicitors Accountants Reports, FSA regulated clients and Charities;
  • Networking;
  • Marketing.

This position is a Partnership opportunity, with active business development and marketing content.

This could be an opportunity for two appointments, may be three.

Our client would also like to hear about accountancy practice merger opportunities situated in Devon.

Mail to — cornishexecutive@aol.co.uk

Telephone – 01872 274227 (10am-10pm)

Applications will be in the strictest of confidence.

Confidentiality will be key at all times especially with an M&A project.

The CER group was established in 1978, we now have offices in the US, Caribbean, Dubai and Asia.  We are a privately owned Cornwall based business transacting world-wide.


Key Account Executives:

Jonny Scott-Slater;

Ashley Armstrong;

Karen Palmer.