Practice Accountant - Accrington - £20,000 - £24,000 DOE -

Practice Accountant – Accrington – £20,000 – £24,000 DOE

| Job ID: SMPA01 | £20000 - £24000 per annum


Cummins Mellor are working with a local accountancy practice to recruit a Practice Accountant

Practice Accountant

Location: Accrington

Salary: £20k – £24k depending on experience

My client is a friendly accountancy practice serving small businesses across the North West.

Based in a town centre location, with good levels of parking, this practice is easily accessible from the motorway network.

This company place a high importance on being able to offer a competitive service to help individuals and small businesses with accounting/tax requirements.

You will be joining a focused, enthusiastic and committed team. This position can offer career progression to hardworking committed individuals. Due to expansion, they now have a position for a Practice Accountant.

The Role

Working alongside the Director, you will be required to service clients, providing support and dealing with their accounts. You will from time to time be required to visit and meet customer, ensuring a personal and professional service.

Your role will include:

  • Preparing accounts and tax returns
  • Completing statutory accounts
  • Completing self-assessments
  • Preparing and reviewing management accounts
  • Posting fixed asset adjustments and maintaining fixed asset registers
  • Preparing and submitting quarterly VAT returns
  • Liaising directly with clients regarding their queries
  • Preparing monthly or quarterly management accounts for your clients, to include a P&L and Balance sheet

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Will have some General Practice experience
  • Offer high levels of communication skills
  • Be ambitious, efficient, flexible and with a determination to succeed
  • Have ideally worked within a accountancy firm in a similar function
  • Be AAT qualified ideally with a minimum of 5 years experience
  • Have advanced excel skills including formula workings
  • Familiar with VT software and Sage 50


If you would like to be considered for this role, please forward your CV to

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Practice Accountant to take up a permanent role within a thriving East Lancashire business.

Cummins Mellor is a family run employment agency who have been serving businesses across East Lancashire for nearly 25 years. We pride ourselves on sourcing the highest quality, temporary and permanent candidates for local employers. If this particular role isn’t what you’re looking for then please take a look at our website for other available opportunities.

Due to consistently high volumes of applications, Cummins Mellor are unable to contact all applicants directly. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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