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    • Sky View, Argosy Road, East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Derbyshire, DE74 2SA

About PKF Cooper Parry

PKF Cooper Parry are the fastest-growing firm of accountants in the UK. They work with privately owned businesses across the Midlands to help them grow, become more tax-efficient and get up to speed with their IT.

Established in 1850, but radically shaken up in recent years, and based at East Midlands Airport, they’re straight-talking and put people and relationships before products and services.

Under Chief Executive Officer Ade Cheatham, the firm’s 500-plus staff don’t do grey suits, grey walls or grey branding. Instead, the firm has all bright, inspiring offices, quirky, fun branding and relaxed, casual dress.

For staff, PKF offer professional qualifications, internal workshops, one-to-one coaching and focused career planning. There’s a contributory pension scheme, life assurance, an
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and subsidised gym.

Then there’s Cheers For Peers, allowing anyone to say thank you at any time by popping into the dedicated ‘thank you booth’ or simply posting their messages on Instagram.

What is it like to work for PKF Cooper Parry

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Innovative coaching supports individuals to grow inside and outside of work. It offers a suite of options, so people can benefit from everything from career coaching to life coaching, relationship coaching to health and fitness coaching. There are paid days off to support charities.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The firm exceeds the minimum level of fresh air being pumped into the Skyview office by around 20 litres per second per person. There’s a paperless office, energy-saving light bulbs on sensors, recycled paper and recycling bins around the office, and 100% renewable electricity.
My Company
My Company
The firm is committed to the mantra: Disrupt. Lead. Make Life Count. They ask questions. How can they have even better relationships? How can they contribute even more to the community? Behind it all is a passion to make numbers work; to protect and create wealth.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

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  • Male : Female:

    50% / 50%

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