Semi Senior/ Senior Accountant

Posted 6 September by Spear Recruitment
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Semi Senior/ Senior Accountant

Location: Manchester

Salary: Depending on Experience

My Client are a Chartered Accountancy Firm and are looking for someone to join their Accountants and Audit team, where you will report to a line manager and director.

You will perform the following role:

  • Prepare financial statements for limited companies and sole traders from trial balance stage and incomplete records
  • Assist and carry out statutory audits covering audit planning, fieldwork and completion
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with new and existing clients
  • Work and liaise with other members of the audit and accounts team
  • Preparation, review and presentation of client management information as required
  • Calculation and filing of some client VAT returns as required
  • Addressing and discussing with clients any technical accounting issues identified during the course of client work
  • Developing junior assistants in the team by on the job training and helping with queries
  • You will be part qualified or have just attained your ACCA qualification and have a minimum three years’ relevant experience of working within an accountancy practice.
  • An understanding and experience of audits and corporation tax returns is beneficial, and you will be technically capable of producing financial statements and management information to a high standard.
  • You will have strong communication skills (written and verbal) to facilitate extensive client relationship development and have strong IT skills (inclusive of Microsoft Office and Outlook).
  • You will have knowledge of accounting systems such as Sage desktop and online, QuickBooks desktop and online, Xero and CCH Central (not all required but more is beneficial).
  • You should be able to supply references upon request.

This vacancy is being managed by Charlotte Roscoe at Spear Recruitment Ltd.

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