Semi-Senior Accountant

Posted 24 August 2022
Salary £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Study Support
LocationWigan
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
ReferenceJLM/36489/SSA
Contact NameJack Moss

Job description

Semi-Senior Accountant | c.£28,000 – £35,000 + Study Support | Wigan | Firmly established business | Great benefits

Axon Moore have partnered with a firmly established, leading, chartered accountancy practice – based in Wigan – who are looking for a Semi-Senior Accountants to join their ever expanding team following several generations of successful operations working predominantly within the North West.

This role is an excellent opportunity to join a prominent practice in the market and establish your career in Finance, especially for those who are part-qualified ACCA/ACA and have amassed previous and recent experience within Audit or Tax.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • To assist the audit managers on a variety of audits from planning to completion and to supervise more junior members of staff.
  • Identify complex audit and accounting matters, dealing with them where appropriate and referring them on to your manager when necessary.
  • Prepare statutory accounts under FRS 101, FRS 102 and SORP 102.
  • Corporate and personal tax compliance work
  • Occasional involvement in tax planning.
  • Liaise with clients to ensure a prompt delivery of services and manage the relationship in a professional manner.
  • Handling client queries.
  • Use of Excel spreadsheets to present and analyse key information.
  • Ensure client files are organised and up to date with new information and key changes.
  • All other audit / account related tasks and any other ad-hoc duties
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Working towards the attainment of ACA/ACCA qualification.
  • 1+ years' audit experience within a similar role.
  • Tax compliance experience (desired).
  • Up-to-date technical knowledge of auditing and financial reporting standards.
  • Knowledge of Xero and Sage software.
  • Microsoft Word and Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication, attention to detail and critical thinking skills.
  • Proactive, persistent, resourceful, self-motivated and be able to work to deadlines.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships – internal and external.
We are seeking ambitious and enthusiastic candidates who want to be part of a successful, growing business and committed to their own personal development. There are openings within both the audit and accounts departments, or can be a mix of both.

Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Jack Moss at jmoss@axonmoore.com or on 07432597035 see our website at www.axonmoore.com