Current Vacancies

Welcome to our current vacancies page, please browse our various roles and follow the instructions to apply. We look forward to hearing for you.

Audit opportunities

We are looking to expand our successful Audit team and have opportunities at both Senior and Managerial level. Our specialist Audit team cover a varied client base across both the corporate and the growing charities and academies sector so this is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a highly experienced, friendly team on some really interesting assignments.

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Perhaps you are recently qualified looking to take that next important step to further your career, or you are looking to progress into a managerial level position with more responsibility and opportunities for advancement, either way we would love to hear from you:

Audit Senior

As an Audit Senior you will be expected to take a lead on the Audit process from planning through to completion, working with an appropriately assigned team to deliver on each assignment, liaising with Managers to resolve any issues and providing support to trainee’s to aid their development through feedback & coaching whilst on assignment. You will also be involved in undertaking non-audit assignments such as some accounts preparation & VAT/tax computations amongst.

Audit Manager (Level 4)

As an Audit Manager you will have responsibility for managing your own interesting & varied portfolio, and we see this role having a particular focus on our Charities & Academy clients, a growing sector. You will manage the audit process from planning through to completion, overseeing the team assigned to each assignment and taking responsibility to ensure client expectations are met and that jobs are delivered effectively. You will also be influential in the management & development of the wider audit team, carrying out 1:1’s to facilitate continuous development & ongoing training of team members.

We look for professional, ambitious, motivated individuals with excellent communication skills and a high attention to planning & detail. Team work is at the heart of our firm values so we look for participative team players who enjoy working as part of a team and can motivate others.


Corporate Finance Executive/Assistant

This is a really exciting opportunity for someone interested in pursuing a career in the Corporate Finance & Business Advisory arena. You will be working alongside and learning from our Corporate Finance Director and our Business Advisory Associate Director as well as the Partners, providing support to them on a wide range of duties, building your knowledge and expertise in this exciting area. This position offers scope for plenty of technical development and a defined career path.

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You will gain practical experience working with a variety of small to medium sized owner-managed businesses, developing your knowledge and understanding of specific tasks. You will be involved in business acquisitions, business disposals, valuations, due diligence, raising finance and strategic reviews. Key responsibilities will include undertaking research & acquisition searches, preparation of statutory documents, maintaining good relationships with clients and writing reports to name a few.

A good solid foundation of accounting knowledge would be a distinct advantage so the successful candidate will ideally be AAT, ACA or ACCA qualified or be close to qualification. We would also consider applications from Corporate Finance or Business Studies (or similar) graduates. You must have a strong desire to work within the field of Corporate Finance and Business Advisory and importantly have a keen interest in working within the SME market.

We look for professional, ambitious, forward thinking individuals. You must be comfortable working off your own initiative and be quick to pick up new tasks, methodologies and deal with complex information. Strong interpersonal skills as well as IT, presentation & report writing skills are also essential.

Team work is at the heart of our firm’s values so we look for individuals with a positive team ethos, alongside a passion and desire to learn.

Salary will depend on experience & qualifications.


Corporate Tax Senior

A really exciting opportunity has opened up to join our successful tax team on the corporate advisory side, this is a brilliant opportunity to further your knowledge and expertise in the corporate tax compliance and advisory arena, working alongside and learning from our Corporate experts.

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You will be responsible for undertaking a variety of mixed compliance and advisory work for a broad and interesting range of SME corporate clients. 

The successful candidate will ideally be ATT/CTA qualified with previous experience on the corporate side. 

We look for professional, ambitious individuals with a real drive and enthusiasm for what they do, team work is at the heart of our firm’s values so we look for individuals with a positive team ethos, alongside a passion and desire to learn.


Application process

To apply, please complete this Application Form and send this along with your CV to Tracey Tivey, HR Coordinator by post or e-mail traceyt@knilljames.co.uk.

Please also familiarise yourself with our data protection privacy notice for more information about how your personal data will be used during the recruitment process.

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