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    SME Senior

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Accountant
  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
  • Date posted: 10/04/2019
  • Job reference: 39179_1554883763

Our client has been providing advice, support and a complete range of accounting services to clients for over 100 years and have a vacancy for a qualified SME Senior based in their Blackburn offices.

Candidates must be from a Practice background.


Working with a diverse portfolio of clients across limited companies, sole traders and partnerships.

Planning assignments and identifying necessary resources.

Delivering high quality and technically compliant working papers.

Undertaking client and office based assignments.

Ensuring the timely completion of assignments.

Supervising and managing trainee accountants and assisting with their development.

Preparation of statutory accounts, corporation tax returns and other statutory documents.

Preparation and submission of personal tax returns.

Assisting clients with the company secretarial responsibilities.

Assisting clients with their bookkeeping, preparation and submission of VAT returns and management accounting.

Assisting clients with the ad hoc queries in respect of their accounting IT systems.

Working closely with clients, offering informative and relevant advice with regards to developing and maintaining internal control systems and processes.

Providing support in business and tax planning arrangements.

Identifying new service lines opportunities for existing clients.

Undertaking ad-hoc project or consultancy work.

Suggesting areas for efficiency and improvement within the firm

Liaising with other departments when necessary.

Developing technical knowledge

To be considered for this position you must:

Hold a professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA or equivalent), part qualified applicants will be considered provided you can demonstrate practical

& technical experience.

You must have well developed interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with your peers, and client staff at management and director level.

You must demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to delivering a high quality service to their clients.

You must have relevant IT skills for the role.

You should hold a full driving licence and have use of a vehicle with which to travel to client premises

Where necessary you should be willing to commit to limited periods working away from home.

To apply for this role please forward your CV to Tracy Bolan at Clayton Recruitment using the links below.

At Clayton Recruitment we passionately believe your talent matters, so we specialise in recruiting the best talent and connecting this to your opportunities. Based in the North West, our pedigree and service levels give those looking to make a move a refreshingly different recruitment experience. You will work with experienced professionals, dedicated to your success. Take a look at our web site for our latest blogs and news and to keep up to date with current vacancies.

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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