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Accounts Semi Senior

Hays Senior Finance
England, Manchester, Greater Manchester
GBP25000.0 - GBP30000.0 per annum + £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Closing date
9 May 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000, £30,000 - £40,000
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

Job Details

Your new firm
This is an exciting accounts semi-senior job opportunity located in Manchester, where you will be joining a leading independent practice with over 60 years of specialist knowledge, with services in audit, bookkeeping, accounts, corporate tax, payroll and more. Their client portfolio varies in all industries and sizes, typically professional services, SMEs, charities and more. With varying specialist knowledge within the team, it is a progressive opportunity to join a general practice where you can get exposure to all aspects of accounting. Due to ongoing growth and new business, an accounts semi-senior vacancy has arisen.

Your new role
You will be joining a successful team of general practice professionals. Your day-to-day duties involve the preparation of year-end statements for clients whilst building long-lasting relationships with them and helping them when required, whilst assisting junior members of the team and supporting your seniors daily. You will also be calculating corporation and personal tax liabilities, whilst assisting on audit files, specifically the fieldwork, testing and completion stages. You will also be continuing your own personal progress to achieve and be successful in your ACCA/ACA qualifications. This opportunity will allow you to continuously gain practical knowledge, furthering your progression, whilst continuing your studies to becoming a chartered accountant.

What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed in this job you will need at least two years' experience within an accountancy practice, whilst having passed your AAT qualifications and having started ACCA/ACA. Having experience with Xero and Sage software's will also be desired. Other personal skills and qualities that will be required consist of being able to develop and maintain long-lasting relationships, having the ability to demonstrate extraordinary service and embracing the firms' qualities and also being motivated by a fast past environment having a proactive attitude no matter the task.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will be offered a competitive salary ranging between £25,000 to £30,000 (DOE) whilst having the opportunity to be a part of a well-renowned firm to learn from daily. You will also be offered study support for your professional qualifications, including fully funded training and exam / revision materials. Other benefits consist of a generous holiday allowance, flexible working hours and a healthy and social working environment, plus many more benefits upon employment.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this accounts semi senior role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. However, if this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position or know anyone seeking a role, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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