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Senior Associate (Accountant Practice) 

Central Manchester


Working for an Accountancy Firm, working from home or the office

The Role:

Not your typical accountancy firm, they provide a service that is

responsive, proactive, personally tailored and underpinned by solid technical expertise, who recognise that people are their biggest asset and this is something they promote and instill in their culture.

Due to expansion our client has grown quickly over the last four years and shows no plans for stopping, infact they plan to continue this growth inline with its vision of ‘becoming a challenger firm’ to top tier firms.

The Role

The Senior Associate will work as an integral member of the compliance team

The individual will take responsibility for a client portfolio, covering corporates and individuals

In addition they will assist the Senior Manager in training junior team members and

ensuring client work is completed to a high standard and in a timely manner to meet client expectations

The client portfolio is diverse including owner managed businesses with turnovers typically ranging from £50,000 to £10 million, covering accounting, audit and tax compliance engagements

Liaising with clients and managing expectations

Managing all accounting and tax engagements for their client portfolio

Skills and attributes required:

A strong understanding and keen interest in accountancy, and tax

Proven practice experience covering general compliance services (VAT, CIS, PAYE, CT, SATR) for SME’s

Experience in the sign-off/finalisation of accounts and tax returns

Strong knowledge of UK GAAP and Financial Reporting requirements

Working knowledge of firm services, issues regarding advice, and regulation and

compliance, including antimoney laundering

Prior team management and mentoring experience

Strong commercial awareness to provide value and identify opportunities and risks

Confident in dealing with clients at all levels

Strong communication skills

Excellent time management skills

High level attention to detail

Being proactive and self-motivated

Being able to work with a team

Target driven and motivating team members to achieve

Having interpersonal abilities

Being able to work well under pressure and achieve deadlines

Being friendly and tactful; and being organised

Qualifications required:

Minimum of 4 years experience in compliance roles

ACA or ACCA qualified desirable


Experience in statutory audits;

An understanding of audit testing and procedures

The Hours:

Monday to Friday

40 hours per week

The firm operates flexi time the recommended office hours are

9:00am to 5:30pm

28 days holiday plus additional entitlement through the various

Bonus holiday scheme’s

Staff rewards, benefits and remuneration are tailored with progression through the firm.

If this opportunity sounds of interest to you and you have the required experience then

please send across your CV ASAP to avoid disappointment.

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