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Audit and Accounts Senior

Hays Senior Finance
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
GBP40000.0 - GBP45000.0 per annum + Up to £45,000
Closing date
9 Apr 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new firm
This strong and forward-thinking independent accountancy practice is seeking to appoint a new audit and accounts senior into their Macclesfield office. This role has come around following an extended period of growth within the firm's audit team, presenting an excellent new opportunity for a talented and ambitious candidate to join a committed firm that truly values its workforce. Overall, this is a fantastic choice for a candidate seeking a mixed role where they can benefit from the firm's expert knowledge at hand, helping to develop your career as an accounts and audit professional.
Your new role
This is a 50/50 audit and accounts split role where you will be responsible for overseeing and preparing year-end, management accounts, VAT and tax returns for a diverse portfolio of local clients, reporting to managers alongside your work. Alongside your accounts work, you will take an active part in all areas of an audit from planning through to completion. Day-to-day duties will also include training the more junior members within the firm and developing strong client knowledge and relationships, providing insightful advice and guidance.
What you'll need to succeed
The firm is seeking a professional accounts and audit senior who possesses previous experience within practice, preparing statutory accounts, management accounts, tax and VAT returns, as well as being able to confidently lead audit engagements with some exposure to training junior team members. You will be ACA/ACCA qualified or qualified by experience. To succeed in this role, you will need strong knowledge of accountancy software whilst being eager to learn and progress professionally within the firm, which will allow you to benefit from the comprehensive support on offer.
What you'll get in return
This Macclesfield-based audit and accounts senior role is an excellent opportunity to join an independent firm that is committed to its workforce, providing ample growth opportunities and plenty of training programmes that will allow you to develop as a professional accountant. You will gain exposure to a varied portfolio of local clients with turnovers reaching 100 million. The organisation will offer you a competitive salary of up to £45,000 (depending on experience/qualifications), which includes a generous holiday package. Additionally, the package offers an array of schemes and internal benefits, including a multitude of social events and hybrid/flexible working to help support a healthy work/life balance.
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