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Client Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
England, Cheshire
GBP25000.0 - GBP32000.0 per annum + Up to £32,000
Closing date
22 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
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new firm
You will be joining a leading, independent practice based in Chester with a really exciting Client Accountant vacancy. Whilst providing specialist support to their client portfolio, they also offer a full range of solutions to assist their clients daily. Their client portfolio is predominantly limited companies, contractors, and self-employed clients. This is an exciting opportunity to further your current career in accounting and take a lead on a growing role with plenty of scope to progress. This role has arisen to continuous growth within the firm.

Your new role
You will be involved in producing accurate company accounts, tax returns and engaging proactively with their clients. Day to day duties will see you dealing with queries from customers in relation to cash-flow, accounts treatment, company tax advice, personal tax advice, CIS, VAT and PAYE. You will be providing a proactive service to customers utilising relevant information to ensure that they are constantly informed and have full visibility of all areas of their accounts. Provide dynamic and proactive tax and accounting services to over 200 clients. Preparing statutory accounts, including the preparation of accounts and supporting tax computations for customers requiring year-end and cessation accounts. Ad-hoc projects will also be required of you to help assist other remembers of the team.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role you will need to have prior experience within a practice in a similar role, 2 years minimum. Being fully AAT qualified and / or part qualified in either professional qualification (ACA or ACCA) will be required. You need to have prior experience with accounting soft wares such as Freeagent, Xero, Sage and Quickbooks. Personal qualities will be required of you, these consist of being a confident,

What you'll get in return
In return, you will be offered a competitive salary, whilst having the opportunity to work in an exciting, strong practice, working alongside a friendly and supportive working culture. Opportunities for career progression and professional development are clear here, and your progress will be a reflection of what you put in. Flexible working hours, remote working options, pension scheme, bonus scheme and other benefits upon employment.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this client accountant role in Chester, 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, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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