Accounts Senior - Cheshire

Practice - Qualified
Ref: 235 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Sep 2021
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ACCOUNTS SENIOR – Cheshire- Salary £28,000 - £36,000

HYBRID OPPORTUNITY with both office and home working

Based in South Manchester, this large independent firm is very well established in the Northwest and has an excellent reputation for both client service and employee engagement. Due to expansion, the firm are looking for an Accounts Senior to join their highly successful accounts and advisory team.


Working as part of the outsourcing service team, your role will involve dealing with a varied portfolio of small to medium sized owner manged businesses and clients that are based throughout the Northwest area.

The main responsibilities will include:

  • The preparation of year-end accounts both in-house and on site.
  • Completing and submitting VAT returns.
  • Drafting tax returns.
  • General bookkeeping
  • Coaching and supporting trainees within the team 
  • Assisting with any ad hoc projects.


The successful applicant will be ACA/ACCA qualified or a finalist. Working with the Senior Mangers and Partners of the firm, you will be expected to lead by example and assist with the training and coaching of the trainees. Previous experience of working in a practice environment and having prepared year-end accounts for a variety of small to medium sized businesses is essential along with a friendly, “can do” attitude. Experience in using all the MS Office package as well as a variety of accounting software such as Sage and Xero, is also required.


Based just outside the city centre of Manchester, this firm offers a personal and company performance annual bonus, parking, 20 days holiday + Christmas closure days + your birthday + bank holidays, a healthcare scheme, an enhanced pension, life assurance, and regular paid for employee events including a Christmas party, summer BBQ and regular team celebrations. Office/working hours are 9am-5pm Mon-Fri and the dress code is relaxed, smart casual. If you are looking for a firm that encourages personal and professional development whilst maintaining a great work/life balance, then look no further.