Dains is committed to recruiting high calibre professionals and has a continual expansion programme for our growing compliance and specialist service departments.

Our Benefits Package

We offer a full benefits package to all employees and details can be found here.

Our Talent Database

We are always keen to hear from professionals looking for new opportunities so please feel free to send in your CV along with a covering note outlining your area of specialism to: careers@dains.com

How to Apply

To apply for any of the positions please email your CV to Jenna Clewley along with a covering note on why you feel you are suitable for the role.

Current Vacancies

Corporate Tax Trainee Apprenticeship x 1 (Birmingham)

We are looking for people that can not only produce numbers but also build lasting relationships with clients and advise on all aspects of their business.

At Dains, we recognise that our success is dependent on our most important asset - our people. That is why we have developed an award-winning training programme to ensure that our trainees are given every opportunity to be the business leaders of tomorrow.

Our approach:

For the individual who is looking for a firm in which they can enjoy a rewarding career, look no further, as our firm offers one of the widest ranges of professional services available to businesses throughout the Midlands.

Within the accountancy practice our core business areas are as follows:

  • Accountancy & Business Services
  • Audit
  • Business Recovery & Insolvency
  • Corporate Finance
  • Taxation - Corporate, Employment, Private and Indirect
  • Forensics

Dains is a dynamic and modern thinking Professional Services firm with a people-focused culture. Our strengths and opportunities lie in our independence and our reputation for quality and knowledge.

Our management team is comprised of highly skilled individuals who will help you to forge your career and develop all your potential.

Dains operates as one business and our collaborative approach means that we can offer a wider range of business solutions than is associated with a traditional accountancy practice.

Our minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum Grade B in Maths and English at GCSE level or equivalent
  • A minimum of 112 UCAS points or equivalent (Excluding General Studies)
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Audit Senior (Birmingham x 1, Stoke x 1)

Dains is looking to recruit an Audit Senior.  The role will require you to plan, delegate, review and complete audit and accountancy work for Manager review and supervise junior members of the team.  This position will be based out of the Birmingham office.

These will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide liaison between client and Manager during the audit.
  • Supervise the audit team, providing leadership, control and guidance as required.
  • Ensure that high standards of quality, reporting and advice are maintained throughout the audit.
  • Plan the assignment and supervise the team in order to complete work on time and within budget and identify alternative or innovative methods of completing the assignment.
  • Review the work of allocated staff, answering all but the most difficult fieldwork queries and ensure that files are prepared in accordance with the audit manual for managerial review.
  • Co-ordinate the documentation and file work, including the management letter and other reports, to complete an assignment for review by the Manager.
  • Maintain a working knowledge and understanding of current technical matters.
  • Become and remain familiar with the market in which the client operates.
  • Liaise with the Tax Department in respect of tax-related activity.
  • Prepare and discuss assignment appraisal reports.
  • Assist in the development of other, more junior, professional staff.
  • Participate in discussions at clients or other meetings.
  • Perform detailed technical work as required; contribute to technical or other discussions with the client showing commercial awareness, skill and initiative in handling complex technical matters.
  • To be aware of the latest technical developments through reading and attendance of courses (internal and external).
  • Carry out duties in accordance with office procedures manual.
  • To provide ad-hoc support to other members of the audit department as required.

A professional qualification (ACA, ACCA) is preferred, however, suitable equivalents will be considered subject to sufficient experience.  CPD to the requirement of the professional qualification must be maintained.

Tax Assistant - Corporate Tax x 1 (Birmingham)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Tax Assistant within Dains growing Birmingham office. The Successful candidate would work on various Corporate Tax Compliance assignments under the supervision of the Tax Consultants and Managers. Dains are looking for someone who can always deliver the highest standard of service to clients.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• Preparation and submission of Corporation Tax Computations and CT600’s
• Dealing with basic tax queries on behalf of clients with review by more senior members of the team
• General client administration
• Preparation of Corporate Tax Computations and Tax Disclosures for review by the Tax Consultant or Manager
• Computation of deferred tax provisions and tax reconciliations
• Maintain and develop technical knowledge through appropriate training
• Effectively communicate between Partners and Managers at all levels
• Build and continue to build a sound professional relationship with clients at a senior level
• Raise your own profile and the Corporate Tax Department by integrating with fellow colleagues at both internal and external events where appropriate

• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to engage confidently with clients
• Be able to react quickly and positively to change and new ideas
• Be able to seek feedback on performance and takes positive steps to improve
• Act accurately to instructions given
• Not afraid to take on new challenges
• Be able to manage your own time effectively and prioritise own work

Our minimum Requirements:
• Minimum Grade B in Maths and English at GCSE level or equivalent
• A minimum of 112 UCAS points or equivalent (Excluding General Studies)
• Eligibility to work in the UK

In return…

  • 25 days annual leave (plus normal statutory bank holidays);
  • Buying and selling annual leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Payment of professional subscriptions;
  • Regular reviews and training
  • Staff rewards scheme
  • Smart working hours
  • Flexible working hours
  • Group staff pension scheme
  • Death in service of 4 times salary
  • Volunteer days
  • Refer a friend/client
  • Wellbeing refreshments

How to Apply

To apply for any of the positions please email your CV to Jenna Clewley along with a covering note on why you feel you are suitable for the role.