Careers at Thomas Coombs

As a well established firm within Leeds we understand the importance of staff and we are keen to ensure we have the best people working within our team.

We offer a standard 37.5 hour week, offices close to the city centre and a competitive salary.

The firm is keen to socialise outside work and ensures there is an active social calendar for our team members.

To work for Thomas Coombs you will need to have good communication skills, numeracy and be prepared to work hard.

We are currently looking for the following positions:

Partners’ Secretary

The ideal candidate should be hard working, show initiative and be self-motivated, with the ability to organise your own workload.

To be a successful candidate you should have excellent time management and the ability to be able to prioritise deadlines is essential.

You will have a professional approach to confidently communicate effectively with managers, partners, and clients, as well as being a natural team player with a positive and enthusiastic attitude and an excellent eye for detail.


You will be responsible for providing complete and efficient secretarial and administrative support to ensure the smooth running of the office.

The workload will consist of Partner PA duties (diary management and general administrative Partner support), Arranging meetings and appointments with clients and managing Partners diaries, typing correspondence and documents and also receiving phone calls from clients.

Skills required:

  • IT literate/ knowledge of Microsoft Word
  • Previous experience as a secretary is essential
  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner

The office hours are 9.00am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, a standard 37.5 hour and competitive salary.

Immediate opportunity available to join us, for the successful applicant. To apply please send your CV and any covering letter to support your application to Peter Sawrij

Experienced / qualified team members

The firm is looking for individuals with high quality accounts and audit skills to expand our team. If you have experience of working in this area, we would be very happy to hear from you.

Graduate training programme (ACA)

We are always recruiting graduates so if you are interested in a career with Thomas Coombs please send in a covering letter along with your CV.

Throughout your training contract you will have your own mentor and you can expect the full support of our team. You will get early responsibility and will be involved in a wide range of audit and accounting work.  One of our current partners joined us as a graduate – proof of the excellent career prospects available for the right people.

We look for candidates with a minimum of a 2:1 degree classification in any discipline. We offer paid study leave, a standard 37.5 hour week, a competitive salary – and we pay all course and exam fees.

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