Bury Permanent Dependent on experience

Job description

The role in brief:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Cloud Accounting team as an Assistant Manager.

Who we are looking for:

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has knowledge of cloud-based software’s such as Xero & Dext and also significant accounts experience. The role will also include developing and mentoring trainees and assisting the manager with project-based work and the strategic development of the team.

Your development

We 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. These will comprise personal effectiveness as well as your technical skills.

We have quarterly performance review conversations to ensure your development is on track. You will also have the opportunity to work with a mentor.

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.

About PM+M

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.


What the role involves:

• To form part of our specialist Cloud Accounting division, supporting the Cloud Manager to identify opportunities and to deliver projects to assist our clients.

• Managing client relationships, being responsible for our service delivery and seeking opportunities to add value. • Being a trusted Adviser to our clients.

• Preparation/review of accounts in accordance with FRS102 and FRS102-1a, for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders both in-house and at clients’ premises for a wide range of industries.

• Preparation/review of management accounts, cash flow forecasts and projections using various software packages both in-house and on site. Using these tools to add value to our clients.

• Preparation/review of VAT returns and book-keeping on Cloud Accounting software.

• Preparation of corporate tax returns and review of computations.

• Consideration of income and other personal tax implications at accounts preparation stage.

• Supervising and training team members and being a mentor for apprentices.

• The ability to make software and process recommendations to clients looking to digitalize their finance systems.


ACA/ACCA qualified


 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.


Relevant experience in Accountancy.

Location Bury
Salary Dependent on experience
Benefits 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, annualised hours, 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 Friday’s, paid sick leave, extensive learning & development opportunities and study support
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