At Cottons, our success is built on recruiting, retaining and developing the best available people.

We always welcome letters with CVs from chartered accountants with specialist skills which would be a valuable addition to our team. What’s more, we are regulated by ICAEW and ACCA to provide effective training and career development.

Moreover, we’re committed to ensuring that the skills and resources of our team are used to the full and that no job applicant or team member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds identified in the Equal Opportunities Policy. And we run our business with a positive awareness of the spirit and intent of anti-discrimination, disability and equal opportunity laws.


Job Opportunities in our Accountancy Practice

Cloud Accounting personnel required – Rugby, Warwickshire

We are currently recruiting for a candidate to join our established Cloud Accounting Team based at our Rugby office. This is a fantastic opportunity to become a key member in our dynamic and leading-edge team.

About You:

The role would ideally suit an individual with a background in practice.

Skills and experience required for a successful candidate:

  • Proficiency in use of Xero accounting software ideal, but training could be provided for the right candidate.
  • Proficiency in use of other cloud software advantageous (Quickbooks online, Sage Business Cloud, Kashflow, Free Agent)

The role itself will involve the following key responsibilities:

  • Providing advice to clients on accounting software in general
  • Demonstrating Xero to clients and provide training in its use
  • Assisting in managing Xero client portfolio

The role will be mostly office based but will involve some travel to clients (mostly within Warwickshire and Northamptonshire) as well as travel to our other offices in the region.

Why Join Our Team?

At Cottons, our success is built on recruiting, retaining and developing the best available people. We offer a range of benefits and an enthusiastic team environment, where your talents are allowed to show.

All applications to


Graduate Trainee Accountant – Rugby, Warwickshire

An excellent opportunity for a university graduate looking to pursue a career towards becoming a qualified accountant has arisen in our Rugby office.

The successful candidate will train towards the ACA professional qualification with full study support and training package.

The individual should be ambitious, hardworking and self-motivated. Excellent communication skills are important for the variety of client contact that will be faced.

Work experience over the course of the training contract would include:

  • Preparation of financial statements
  • VAT return preparation
  • Management accounts preparation
  • Assisting with audit work
  • Personal and corporation tax compliance
  • Bookkeeping
  • Exposure to relevant accounting software programs

Although the role is based in our Rugby office it will involve some travel when required to clients and our other offices.

Why Join Our Team?

At Cottons, our success is built on recruiting, retaining and developing the best available people. We offer a range of benefits and an enthusiastic team environment, where your talents are allowed to show.

All applications to

Administrator/Receptionist/Secretary with extensive IT skills required to join our team at our Daventry office

We are looking for a dynamic individual who has a passion to extend their already extensive IT skills to join our team at Daventry for this developing administration role.

The ideal candidate sought would be someone looking to develop their career and knowledge and who is willing to grow with this ever expanding and varied role and is not afraid to take on new challenges.

The role will include normal secretarial/receptionist duties including typing, diary management, telephone and other general office duties but we are keen to develop this role to include other accountancy administration tasks for our clients and the practice.

This would suit an individual with either a PA background and/or extensive IT skills with knowledge or experience of reception duties. A positive “can do” attitude is a must, demonstrating qualities that are able to assist others as well as working both on their own initiative and in a team environment.

Good communication skills and a friendly manner are essential qualities to this role as you will be interacting with clients face to face and on the telephone.

All applications to

Corporate Finance

We are looking for personnel to join our Corporate Finance team and all levels will be considered. At the Senior level, this position will probably be best suited to an ACA qualified with perhaps some auditing background who wishes to pursue a career in the Corporate Finance sector.

We are also looking for a Trainee to take the ACA qualification route with a view to a possible career in Corporate Finance on qualification. The training offered within the office would be tailored to suit that ambition.

All applications to

Audit Personnel – Northampton

We are looking for staff at all levels and will consider training and non-training personnel. Previous experience within auditing would be helpful but not obligatory. The right position would offer a wide variety of work and good career advancement possibilities.

Please send application with CV to


IT Support Technician Apprentice


The IT Support Technician will assist in maintaining and supporting all IT-systems, hardware, user applications, telephone infrastructure and external services provided to Cottons Accountants users. You will be joining the IT manager in the day to day upkeep of the company’s IT infrastructure, dealing with staff and clients directly via email, phone and/or in person. While also having a great opportunity to learn the basics for an IT-focused career.

We are looking for someone with working knowledge/experience or interest in Microsoft Desktop and Servers OS’s. With an interest in the mechanics of computing and databases. This is the perfect role for anyone wanting to start a career in IT.

Please send your CVs to