Client Accountant

Posted 13 January by Brookson

Job Title: Client Accountant

Location: Warrington (WA1) - 15-minute walk from Warrington Train Station

Working Hours: Hybrid/Flexible working - 37.5 hours a week

Brookson are recruiting for a Client Accountant to join our Accountancy Services Department. Working as part of an accounting POD, you will be responsible for producing accurate company accounts, tax returns and dealing with general queries for our valued limited company customers.

You will support the Lead Accountant to deliver excellent service by liaising with the customers directly via phone, email, or face to face to respond to queries and provide a pro-active service that helps our customers make better financial decisions.

We offer the option to work in the office each day if that’s your preference, or we have the option for hybrid working which would mean a minimum of 2 days in the office with the rest remote working. The core team hours are 9.00 am - 5.00 pm and we have options for people to work flexibly around their home life.

What will you be doing as a Client Accountant?

  • Deal with day-to-day queries for your portfolio of customers in relation to cash-flow, accounts treatment, company tax advice, personal tax advice, VAT, and PAYE
  • Provide a pro-active service to customers to ensure that they are constantly informed and have full visibility of all areas of their accounts
  • Prepare statutory and non-statutory accounts.
  • Assist in the preparation of Self-Assessment Tax Returns.
  • Manage portfolios to ensure Service Level Agreements are achieved.

A full job description is available

What experience are we looking for in a Client Accountant?

Essential Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years practice experience
  • Proven ability working towards targets and KPI’s
  • Strong excel skills, confidence using Look Ups, Pivot Tables
  • AAT Level 4 qualified or working towards or adequate knowledge gained through previous work experience.

Desirable Experience

  • Experience in mentoring or training fellow team members
  • Proven ability in explaining complex issues over the phone to customers


  • Ongoing training and support with regular re-cap sessions
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Hybrid/flexible working options available
  • 23 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays and your Birthday day off each year pus the opportunity to buy and sell holidays
  • Wellbeing benefits include discounted gym membership, access to mindfulness resources, confidential support 24/7, direct GP access, and in house Mental Health First Aid team to name a few
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Local and online discounts
  • Life Assurance policy and Health Care cover
  • 5% company pension contribution after 3 months
  • Free Financial Advice including Mortgages, Savings, Pensions, and more.

Reference: 45369199

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