Semi-Senior Accountant

Heywood, Greater Manchester (GB)
Up to £26,000 (DOE)
23 Feb 2021
23 Mar 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified, Newly qualified

Accounts Semi-Senior

A successful independent general practice accountancy firm in Heywood, Greater Manchester, is looking to recruit an experienced semi-senior accountant.  We offer a range of services and advisory to clients meaning a varied and fulfilling role.

The new employee will be working with a range of limited companies as well as sole traders across several industries.

Duties include:

  • Preparation of larger company year-end accounts from basic client records to Partner review level.
  • Completion of VAT returns.
  • Preparation of individual and company tax returns.
  • Regular review of bookkeeping undertaken by bookkeepers to keep clients books and records up to date.
  • Regular review of work undertaken by more junior staff members.
  • Management of your own VAT and Accounts portfolio workflow.
  • Ad-hoc tax planning / forecasting projects as and when required.

Skills/experience you need to demonstrate:

  • You must have at least three years' prior experience in an accountancy practice and strong history of preparing limited company accounts and corporation tax returns.
  • Ability to manage several pieces of work simultaneously.
  • Good attention to detail and strong analysis skills.
  • Good client communication skills is essential as this a client facing role, and an ability to get along with clients from various backgrounds.
  • IT competent with a strong emphasis on Excel and the usual accounting packages.
  • Previous exposure to cloud accounting packages and a general competency in Quickbooks Online.
  • Qualified AAT and/or studying towards the ACCA qualification.
  • Good telephone manner

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Study support (if required)
  • Free parking

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