We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for the Employer of the Year category in the South West Business & Community Awards. The competition was strong with 86 entries in the category. We have our fingers crossed as await the announcement of the winners on Friday 2nd February.
All businesses can say that they are great employers and offer a range of benefits, but few employers actually deliver or ‘walk the walk’ here at Gooding Accounts we believe we’re different!
The team are defined by Gooding Account’s Values. Launched in September 2021 they provide a framework of behaviours for the entire team and creating a strong sense of community. Our team tell us they feel happy and supported, allowing them to provide excellent service to their clients. Gooding Accounts’ values allow the team the opportunity to identify successes as well as highlight areas for development. Colleague of the month and Colleague of the year awards reward those demonstrating outstanding work within one of our key values, motivating the team to maintain high quality work every single day for every single client. There is a strong sense of belonging within the team strengthened by weekly 1-2-1s, small team meetings and monthly full team sessions which focus on personal achievements as well as business successes.
Unusually for an accountancy firm Gooding Accounts team is more than 80% women, and in 2023 we signed up to the Women in Finance Charter, a pledge to ensure gender balance across financial services.
The senior management team recognise the importance of flexible working in empowering individuals to excel in their working life, and over 44% of our team work part-time with hours to suit their circumstances.
Gooding Accounts have helped more than 1/3 of our team members to obtain an accountancy or business qualification and we continue to invest in the team’s future with continual professional development supported in all areas.
Alongside professional development, our approachable senior team have worked hard to establish a relaxed and friendly working environment. The whole team regularly enjoy and participate in team socials and every member of the team receive a monthly payday treat, birthday gifts and Christmas rewards. The team are offered volunteer days to allow them to take part in charity fundraises for causes which resonate with them.
Gooding Accounts are a cohesive, dynamic team who strive together to achieve a common goal.
Our friendly and helpful approach to accountancy, ensures that you understand and are in tune with your finances. Our committed team will communicate with you every step of the way so that you understand the position of your financial affairs – get in touch today.