Lead Accountant

Location: Warrington

Closing date: Not specified

Hours per week: 37.5

Are you a qualified or part-qualified accountant looking to develop your skills and progress your career? At Brookson, we are looking for people just like you to manage your own busy portfolio of clients and support them throughout their career as a company director, as well as providing pro-active and beneficial tax planning advice.

Through effective development and coaching of your team, you will ensure company accounts and returns are timely and accurate. You will hone in your own skills and abilities to coach your team and manage your portfolio through management MI and KPIs.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join our accountancy services team within a business that is continuously growing and transforming. 

What you will do

  • Maximising tax efficiency and providing best practice to your portfolio of customers
  • Review company accounts and returns
  • Utilising relevant MI to ensure that they are constantly informed and have full visibility of all areas of their accounts
  • Produce any technical and legal documentation that is required by the customer i.e. Visa applications, CSA forms and divorce papers
  • Coach your team to develop all the skills required to fulfil their roles
  • Deal with escalated queries for your portfolio of customers
  • Perform quality audits on areas of your portfolio and sign off year end documents
  • Ensure that KPIs are understood and are met consistently

The ideal candidate will have

  • 1 – 2 years’ experience of working in practice
  • Experience working in an advisory capacity, advising clients or stakeholders
  • Experience of preparing and reconciliation of management accounts
  • Experience of preparing Year End Accounts for Companies House
  • Experience of preparing tax returns

What Brookson look for

  • Fully AAT qualified, or equivalent degree or qualification
  • ACCA/ACA part qualified, or qualified by experience
  • Confident in dealing with clients over the phone and email
  • Experience working in a customer facing financial environment
  • Confident with Excel and financial services databases

What Brookson can offer you

  • Annual bonus/performance bonus
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • 23 days’ annual leave
  • Birthday off
  • Buy and Sell holiday scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Study Support
  • Structured Training
  • Free parking
  • Employee Discount Scheme


The closing date for this job has now passed.