Blackburn, UK
18 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a vibrant, dynamic and award-winning firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, with offices across the North West Region covering East Lancashire, Greater Manchester and beyond. As a business they have ambitious growth plans and their goal is the be the North-West firm of finance professionals.

As a business they are a member of the 7th largest global accountancy association and the largest association of independent firms. This allows them to have strong international connections and a great source of secondment opportunities.

They are currently recruiting for an Cloud Accounts Semi-Senior and will sit in their Cloud Accounting Division. As a department they provide an excellent service to their clients in accordance with the firms values, procedures, prevailing legislation and good professional practice so as to meet or exceed clients' expectations and needs.

The role is exciting, current and varied. Here is a summary of the daily duties:
  • Bookkeeping on a monthly/ quarterly basis using a variety of cloud based software (mainly Xero and QBO) alongside Apps to aid with efficiencies.
  • Completion of VAT returns and EC Sales Listings
  • To be a part of the specialist "Cloud Accounting " division, supporting the "Cloud Manager" and "Director" in delivering projects to assist their clients
  • Preparation of periodic management accounts both in-house and at clients' premises
  • Preparation of year end accounts
  • Preparation of corporate tax returns including analysis of tax sensitive nominals
  • Assisting with cloud conversions both in-house and at clients'premises
  • Being a trusted adviser to their clients, forming excellent client relationships for those whom you maintain the record for
  • Being responsible for their service delivery and seeking opportunities to add value
  • Supervising junior team members
  • To become a buddy to a chosen, less experienced team member, taking an active role in their work and development

Their ideal candidate will:
  • Be familiar with the use of recognised software applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and a tax return software package
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills as there will be contact with clients at all levels
  • Have good organisational skills as well as the ability to take initiative and contribute to the effective running of the department
  • Have 3+ years practice
  • Someone who is proficient in Cloud Accounting Software

What the business will offer YOU:
  • 23.5 day Holiday plus stats
  • On site free car parking
  • Flexible benefits (salary sacrifice) scheme including a range of benefits such as private medical insurance, child care vouchers and extra holidays
  • Employer pension contribution of 8%
  • death in Service life cover of 4 x salary
  • Full technical training and support
  • Quarterly performance reviews
  • Annual personal development plan
  • Professional, technical and soft skill training

You will play an active role in a dynamic team where you are willing to contribute to the success of the team and the firm as a whole. You will provide a great client service and have excellent communication skills at all levels including face to face, in writing and over the phone. You will also be excellent at managing your time effectively.

You ready for this challenge because if you are I want to hear from you today!

For further information, please apply and feel free to call Laura Banks, North West Practice Specialist

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