The role in brief:
An opportunity has arisen to join the accounts + advisory team as an adviser – at a semi senior level.
Who we are looking for:
This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has three consecutive years’ experience working within an accountancy practice, and who’s role predominantly involves the preparation of sole trader, partnership, and limited company accounts for entities of various sizes and industries as well as book-keeping assignments.
We will provide a study package towards 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.
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 PM+M 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.
You will be a part of our accounts + advisory team preparing year end accounts and tax computations for a wide variety of business owners, both in-house and at clients’ premises.
You will liaise with clients from day one, discussing year end accounts fluctuations and assisting with any adhoc queries that our clients may have.
You will be responsible for overseeing our junior team members and taking an active role in the supervision of their work.
As your experience grows assignments will increase in complexity to include, the preparation of management accounts, larger clients, group companies and more complicated accounting standards.
You will also start to become a trusted adviser to clients, becoming involved in company tax and personal tax planning assignments, working alongside peers in both our accounts and dedicated tax teams.
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.