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Job Description

Career: Accountant

Location: Macclesfield

Salary: £33,000 – £35,000 per annum

Schedule: Monday to Friday

The client, a successful and established accounting practice, are seeking a qualified Accountant to join our very busy team based in Macclesfield on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Associate Director, the successful candidate will be either

ACA/ACCA qualified, part-qualified or qualified by experience with a minimum

of 2 years of working in a practice environment with a full UK driving licence.

This role would suit a candidate who is looking for a hands-on, client facing

role with a dynamic and growing accountancy practice, with opportunities to

develop and progress within the firm.

Purpose of the role:

The main purpose of the role is to support portfolio managers and provide

professional financial advice and exceptional service to our accounting clients,

which comprise mainly of small and medium sized owner managed


Practice Accountant role, duties and responsibilities

● Servicing a portfolio of clients

● Tracking job progress and billing targets

● Monitoring deadlines

● Preparation of accounts for limited companies

● Preparation of corporation tax computations and returns

● Building a positive working relationship with clients and the practice

● Ensure compliance with all financial regulations

● Use of computer software including IRIS, Sage, Xero and Quickbooks

● Ensuring work is completed to a high standard and on time

● Dealing with any client queries in a timely and efficient manner

● Assisting colleagues and trainees within the team with development and

technical advice

● Undertake such other duties that are required commensurate with the


● Completing self assessment tax returns

The ideal candidate:

● Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA), part-qualified or qualified by

experience with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a practice


● Exceptional interpersonal skills and able to successfully communicate

with people at all levels, both financial and non-financial

● Excellent reporting skills

● Confidently able to offer recommendations and advice to our clients.

● Highly competent with outstanding commercial acumen and a solid

grasp of business aims and objectives

● Demonstrable experience and a proven track record in a similar role

● A full UK driving licence is essential

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

● 36 days paid holiday – inclusive of Bank Holidays and the Christmas


● Pension scheme – 4% employer contribution

● Option to buy/sell holidays

● Flexible working

● Employee assistance programme (which includes; Life support, Legal

information, Bereavement support, Medical Information, CBT &

Managerial Support).

● Life Assurance cover

● Free onsite parking

● Modern & friendly working environment

● Team building and work events

Salary: £35,000 Per Year

Job Summary

Ref ID: 3934
£35,000 Per Year