Recruiting for Senior Advisers, Cloud Accounting in Bury or Blackburn for a leading chartered accountancy, business advisory and financial planning firm in the Northwest that has multiple locations and offices. Opportunities at all levels within the accountancy practice or wealth management business or payroll bureau. 97% agree that it is a great place to work.”
We are a vibrant, dynamic and award-winning firm of Chartered Accountants and business advisers, with offices in Blackburn and Bury and a hub in Burnley, covering East Lancashire, Greater Manchester and beyond. Our vision is to be the best North West firm of finance professionals and we want great people to join our team and help us do that.
We are proud of our inclusivity and diversity, encouraging people to be the best they can be and to be involved, no matter their level of experience or role.
We are a member of Praxity, the 7th largest global accountancy association and the largest association of independent firms. Being part of Praxity allows us to have strong international connections and a great source of secondment opportunities.
Joining the team will help take your career to the next level. You will be joining a values led organisation with a unique culture where you will be encouraged to take ownership of your own development and achieve your career goals.
We understand that we thrive when we help our clients succeed and that is our core purpose. We also understand that, to do that, our people need to succeed and be happy and fulfilled.
Everyone is different and has different hopes and dreams and different personal circumstances at different stages of their lives. Our task is to listen to you, understand what you want to achieve next and then work with you to help you get there. Our working practices are really flexible, based on high degrees of trust and empowerment and can flex to suit your circumstances and needs.
Hybrid & Fully Flexible working available – twice a week in office or full time whichever suits you best. Salary: £30 – £40k with a large list of benefits, see below!
23.5 days’ holiday per annum + bank holidays, office closedown over Christmas period, on site free parking, employer pension contribution of 8%, death in service life cover of 4 x salary, income protection scheme, flexi time + agreed overtime, flexible benefits (salary sacrifice) scheme including a range of benefits such as private medical insurance, extra holidays, electric car scheme etc, flexible/hybrid working, full technical and soft skills training and support, recruitment incentive scheme, annual firm wide success bonus, cycle to work scheme, employee well-being portal, access to the WeCare app that offers health, well-being, financial and legal support, dress for your day policy and dress down Fridays, paid sick leave, extensive learning & development opportunities and study support.
An opportunity has arisen to join the cloud team as a senior advisor. As part of the cloud team, you will be part of a growing team that provides cloud based accountancy services to clients all over the world.
Who we are looking for:
This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has a minimum of 5 years practice experience and an active interest in cloud-based software (especially Xero). The role would be great for someone looking to excel their skills and career by being part of a progressive team. We would like someone who works well as part of a team and enjoys mentoring and supporting junior team members.
We will provide a study package (if relevant) towards the continuation of the AAT and or ACA/ACCA qualification, including study leave and will mentor you through your qualification journey.
We also provide a complementary range of training opportunities to ensure that you maximise your potential in areas such as becoming a trusted adviser, how to network, presentation skills etc with opportunities for progression around the firm.
We have quarterly performance review conversations to ensure your development is on track.
We also encourage you to get involved in wider firm initiatives and have your say on how we can progress on our journey towards being the best North West firm of finance professionals.
· Using cloud-based software (mainly Xero) to complete bookkeeping, VAT returns and prepare management accounts.
· Preparation of year end accounts.
·Preparation of corporate tax returns and tax sensitive nominals.
· Mentoring and supervising junior team members – including reviewing work.
· Assisting with cloud conversions both in-house and at clients’ premises.
As well as some relevant experience in accountancy, we’d like you to be:
• Keen to play an active role in a dynamic team and willing to contribute to the success of the team and the firm as a whole.
• Passionate about providing great client service.
• Great at communicating with people at all levels – face to face and in writing.
• Positive and good at using your initiative.
• Good at working under pressure.
• Motivated and well organised.