Andrew Price & Co. - Chartered Accountants, Tax & Business Advisors

Helping you build the career you need… to have the life you want

What makes Andrew Price & Co. different?

Are you searching for a role with an accountancy firm that is just the right size?

A firm that’s not become so big that they’re no longer in touch with the needs of their team?

Do you believe your achievements should be properly recognised?

Are you looking for flexibility in your work and an environment where you are treated with consideration and respect?

If, so you’re already thinking like a member of the team here at Andrew Price & Co.

Great clients to work with


Which means more interesting and varied work for you, with job satisfaction. We take time to get under the skin of our clients to find out what makes them tick and this close working relationship with them means real job satisfaction.

The very latest technology at your fingertips


You’ll be working with the best systems available which makes the work easier. Our office systems are cloud based and we use industry leading software to operate the practice and all our clients used cloud accounting systems.

We use a range of systems including:

A place where what you do really makes a difference


Unlike most accountants, the work you will do impacts the daily decisions that our clients make in running their businesses. You’ll be part of a team giving clients accounting and business information that is relevant and current on a regular basis; and with year end accounts completed within three months of the year end or sooner you won’t be spending time looking at history!

The opportunity to grow and develop your career with us


We’ll give you the confidence to do a great job. Everyone here has a technical development programme and we’ll also give you the opportunity to develop your personal skill set to help you make what you do more enjoyable.

A company with an eye on the future


So that you can be confident of a great career – The world is changing and this affects the accountancy profession. We keep an eye on the future and a step ahead of the industry to ensure that we offer services that business owners want and that we remain relevant to the needs of business owners in a way that uses the latest technology.

A great location to work


Did we mention our perfect location? Andrew Price & Co. is based in Torquay – on the English Riviera. We have a great work life balance and it certainly beats the daily grind of a city commute!

Our Values

Benefits

Up to 27 days holiday plus bank holidays

Private medical cover

Flexible working

Regular social events

Staff brainstorming and team building events

Apprenticeships

Paid training including study leave and exam fees

Massive opportunities for career progression

Corporate social responsibility

We choose an annual charity as the focus for our fundraising efforts throughout the year.

Our charity for 2020 is Rowcroft Hospice which provides comfort, support and specialist care to over 2,000 patients and their loved ones across South Devon.

As an office, we strive to be environmentally conscious and these are some of the initiatives we have implemented so far:

Office recycling – maximum amount of waste is recycled including toner cartridges

No plastic or paper cups

Energy efficient lighting and heating

Client communication via portal minimises carbon footprint

Use of video meetings to reduce car journeys

How we support our staff

We recognise the time and commitment you’ve put in to achieve your professional qualifications and knowledge to date.

We want you to be able to maintain your professional expertise, so we invest in your future in a number of ways to give you the confidence to deliver high quality services.

Career progression

2017

2017
Joined as an AAT Semi Senior Accountant

2019
Promoted to Accounts Senior

2014

2015
Joined as an ACA Accounts Senior

2017
Promoted to Accounts Manager

2011

2011
Joined as an ACCA Accounts Senior

2013
Promoted to Client Manager

2014
Promoted to Practice Manager

2014
Left on Maternity Leave

2015
Return to Andrew Price & Co as Practice Manager
(part-time)

2018
Left on Maternity Leave

2019
Return to Andrew Price & Co as Practice Manager
(part-time)

Our office

Facts and figures

19.8%

increase in 2018/19

Our firm’s turnover – in excess of

£500,000

Staff numbers

10

and we are expanding

aspiring to grow by

20%

year on year

100%

of our managers were promoted internally

100%

of staff have the option to work flexibly

70%

our staff are female

30%

our staff are male

30%

of staff work part time

35

is the average age of our staff

Breakdown of our work by client turnover

£100,000 to £299,999
19%
£300,000 to £499,999
22%
£500,000 to £999,999
15%
£1,000,000 to £1,999,999
22%
£2,000,000 to £2,999,999
7%
£3,000,000 to £3,999,999
4%
£4,000,000 to £4,999,999
7%
£5,000,000 to £5,999,999
4%

Recruitment FAQs

Do you offer work experience?

Yes we do – just email or write to us for details on how to apply.

Do you recruit graduates with no prior accountancy experience?

Yes we do. We offer a balanced mix of hands-on experience and training along with support with professional exams and tuition. You’ll also enjoy a high level of responsibility as we strive to help you reach your full potential.

I can’t see a role advertised – is it worth sending my CV?

Yes absolutely. We are always happy to hear from talented, like-minded people who share our values.

Do you keep CVs on file and if so for how long?

Yes – we keep your details on file for 6 months unless you request otherwise.

What qualifications do I need to become a trainee accountant?

Normally, we ask for 2 A Levels, an AAT Level 3 or a degree.

Is there more to accountancy than number-crunching and spreadsheets?

Most definitely! It’s not essential that you are a brilliant mathematician. There are many personal attributes that are more important than maths.

What personal attributes do you look for in your recruits?

Good interpersonal skills, an eye for detail and good analytical skills, not just numeric analytical skills. You should also have good English language skills, both written and verbal.

What training do you provide?

Our trainee recruitment is conducted by experienced team members.

Why should I consider working for Andrew Price & Co.?

We’re a very friendly bunch and pride ourselves on our working environment.

Is there someone I can speak to for an informal chat regarding a career with Andrew Price & Co.?

In the first instance, get in touch with Andrew Price for an informal chat. Call 01803 296678, email andrew.price@andrewprice.co.uk or message us on LinkedIn.