We are excited to be working with an independent firm of Accountants in Manchester who are currently looking for an experienced  Accountant to join their small, friendly and growing practice. This is an excellent opportunity for an Account who is looking to progress their career.  You will be confident in compiling accounts for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships. There will be additional opportunities to get involved with ad hoc work such as budgeting, forecasting and advisory. We are looking for an all-rounder with good experience of production limited Companies accounts.  A friendly and professional working environment is on offer, together with a competitive benefits package. If you are keen to secure a progressive role within a firm offering great career progression then this could be the opportunity for you.


Due to continued growth we are looking for a highly skilled and entrepreneurial individual to join the team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal.

As an accountant you will be working as part of a team, assisting with the preparation of statutory accounts for a range of clients. The client base is made up of limited companies, sole traders and partnerships and they come from a range of industries including construction, hospitality, manufacturing and retail to name but a few.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and delivery of accounts from start to finish 
  • Accounts preparation on behalf of limited companies
  • Prepare Corporation Tax returns
  • Complete VAT returns
  • Monitor your chargeability levels pro-actively 
  • Develop specialist sector knowledge and keep abreast of industry development
  • Reviewing work prepared by junior staff

What you'll need to succeed

In order to take on this role successfully you must have worked within an accountancy practice previously. An up to date knowledge of the latest legislation in regards to both corporation tax and VAT is also desirable. You will have excellent communication skills as you will liaise with colleagues and you will manage your own portfolio of clients so the ability to work autonomously to deadlines is also key. 

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum AAT Level 4 Qualified
  • Experience in using online accounting software such as Xero.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a practice environment is essential
  • A proven track record of accounts preparation
  • Strong academic background

Key person skills will be: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Good attention to detail 
  • The ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritise effectively 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 

Personal Qualities will include: 

  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude 
  • Adaptable 
  • Personable 
  • Courteous and professional 

What you'll get in return:

  • In return the firm are able to offer a competitive salary and comprehensive package.
  • Birthday off
  • Flexible working, 3 days office, 2 from home. (laptop Provided)
  • This is a great opportunity to join a supportive and friendly firm where you will be able to really progress your career in accounting.

If you feel that this could be the right role for you then apply now and we’ll be in touch.

  • Date Posted:
    28th April 2022
  • Location:
    Media City, Salford
  • Salary:
    £26,000 - £30,000

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