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Audit and Accounts Semi-Senior

Hays Senior Finance
Greater Manchester, Stockport, England
GBP22000.0 - GBP32000.0 per annum + up to £32,000
Closing date
10 May 2024

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

Job Details

Your new firm
This long-standing, independent accountancy firm which operates with a range of OBM/SME markets across the northwest, is seeking to appoint a new audit and accounts semi-senior into their Stockport office. This role has come around following an extended period of company growth and expansion within the audit and accounts department, presenting excellent opportunities career progression. Overall, this is a fantastic choice for a candidate seeking a firm that values the needs of its people by promoting a positive work-life balance among workers, whilst also having a large focus on making a difference within the wider community with a large corporate conscious.

Your new role
In your audit and accounts Semi-Senior job role, you will also be responsible for the preparation of statutory, management Limited company, LLP's, partnership and sole trader accounts, as well as carrying out the preparation VAT and corporate tax return. Day-to-day duties will include assisting in all areas of an audit from planning through to completion, completing high-quality audits for a varied portfolio of clients across the north-west particularly OBM/SME sectors. Additionally, you will also take an active role in the ongoing training of junior members, whilst reporting into seniors/managers alongside your study.

What you\'ll need to succeed
This organisation is seeking a professional audit and accounts Semi-Senior who has proven experience working in an audit team. Your exposure to all three aspects of an audit, experience in preparing accounts and coaching junior members will allow you to be successful in this job role. Ideally, you will be AAT/ACA/ ACCA part-qualified or qualified by experience. The organisation is looking for an individual with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create and develop professional relationships as the role is heavily client faced. Additionally, strong IT skills are highly desired, specifically with Xero, Sage, Excel, QuickBooks (and other accounting/tax software).

What you\'ll get in return
This Stockport based audit and accounts Semi-Senior job role is an excellent opportunity to join an accountancy firm that will directly benefit your professional development through a strong training environment. The organisation will offer you a competitive salary of up to £32,000 (depending on experience/qualifications) which includes 25 days holiday + bank holidays. Additionally, the package offers full study support whilst completing your ACA, as well as a larger focus on flexible and hybrid working in comparison to big 4/top 10 practice firms, helping to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

What you need to do now
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