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The Company

We are an established family friendly Business Advisory and Chartered Accountancy firm based in West Watford with excellent office facilities and free staff parking (Nearest tube – Moor Park / Met line). We offer clients an extensive range of Business Advisory, Accounting and taxation services and offer services to SME’s (small to medium size) businesses and individuals throughout London and the Home Counties.

Dynamically led by CEO, Rakesh Dua, working at Dua & Co. provides a very pleasant working environment and opportunity to work in an accountancy practice with a clear and strong business strategy and commitment to client care and services.

The Role

Managing and running a portfolio of 100+ clients (Limited companies, partnerships, sole traders) for broad range of clients including healthcare, property and tech companies. You will have the following attributes:

  • Qualified accountant
  • 4 years plus experience within a small or medium size Accountancy firm
  • Managing a portfolio, growing it and business development activities. Mentoing and support will be provided to assist.
  • Strong technical ability in preparing and reviewing accounts and tax
  • Strong IT skills, cloud accounting preferable
  • Knowledge of IRIS or final accounts production software
  • Use of Sage/QuickBooks/Xero (some or all)
  • Excellent communication skills and well presented
  • Able to handle a portfolio and practice experience essential
  • Progressive forward thinking ability to add value to clients
  • Maintaining client relationships and recommending ways for the Firm to improve
  • Responsibility for client deadlines, compliance and correspondence. Planning and reviewing jobs sent to Outsourcers. Communicating with clients and all technical matters expected of a qualified accountant
  • Networking skills, confident and at ease with clients and management
  • Client skills
  • Presentation skills

Personal Attributes

  • Must be self-motivated, able to prioritise and deliver an accurate and efficient workload.
  • Dedicated to help management drive the business forward and a confident personality and well presented.
  • Demonstrates ability to add to workload increase as more client work accepted.
  • A personality who deals with clients and colleagues pleasantly.
  • Ability to be completely discreet and handle client information confidentially.


  • Free parking onsite
  • Competitive salary based on experience £ 30,000 to £ 40,000+
  • 4 weeks paid holiday

Required skills

  • Accounting – Qualified ACCA or ACA
  • Portfolio Management – 4yrs+ Full responsibility for sizeable Portfolio
  • Tax
  • Sage Line50, IRIS
  • Sage / QuickBooks / Xero / cloud accounting, strong IT skills
  • Top of Form – able to demonstrate technical ability and accountancy law
  • Top of Form – able to demonstrate technical ability and accountancy law
  • Drop-box
  • Excel spreadsheets to financial standards
  • Microsoft word
  • Outlook email
  • Presentation skills
  • Excellent general IT skills

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Dua & Co (Watford)

1st Floor, 5 Century Court, Tolpits Lane, Watford, WD18 9PX

+44 (0)20 8421 3555

Dua & Co (London)

25 North Row London, W1K 6DJ

+44 (0)20 7979 2041

Dua & Co (City)

9 Devonshire Square London, EC2M 4YF

+44 (0)20 3356 9706

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As a business, we have been clear in our commitment to Diversity and Inclusiveness. An important part of this is understanding the 'mix' of our people and measuring progress towards the goals that we have set ourselves. We can share our approach to employee monitoring, together with some statistics showing the make-up of our business. To obtain these please email us at dua@dua.co.uk