Senior Accountant / Manager
The Company An established Burnley chartered accountancy practice with a client base mainly in the East Lancashire area is looking to appoint a Senior Qualified Accountant as part of a long term succession plan. The firm advises Owner-Managed businesses, SME’s and small groups ranging from c.£50k – £12m t/o and provides clients with year-end audit and accounts preparation services coupled with tax compliance and planning including specialist tax work. A significant career opportunity exists for an ambitious Qualified Accountant offering long term progression to Partner. The Opportunity Joining the practice at Manager level you will support the firm’s Partners with more complex assignments including preparing group accounts, dealing with specialist tax work and other ad hoc projects. You will start to build your own client portfolio and act as a link between the Partners and staff within the team at a lower level, reviewing files for Partner sign off and reducing Partners time on staff jobs. You will have a clear opportunity to progress to Partner level as part of the firms long term succession plan to replace two Partners over the next 5 years. As a Manager you will benefit from: – A highly competitive salary package – An opportunity to build you own client portfolio – Exposure to interesting and varied work – Long term career progression to Partner The Person You will be a Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA) with several years experience within small / medium sized chartered practice. You will be experienced in all aspects of accounts and tax and will have worked with SME’s and Owner-Managed businesses regularly throughout your career. As importantly, you will be confident in your dealings with clients an have the ambition to progress your career to a much higher level. Please contact Alastair McLean at Lucas McLean Recruitment to discuss this unique opportunity.