Lead Accountant

Location: Warrington

Closing date: Not specified

Hours per week: Not Specified

Our Accountancy Services department is expanding and we are looking for an enthusiastic part-qualified or qualified accountant to oversee a team of junior accountants. The core part of this role is to advise and manage a portfolio of Limited Company Contractor accounts, understanding the complexities and providing technical expertise to ensure our customers are well informed and compliant.


What you will do

- Manage own portfolio of clients

- Perform introductory calls to all clients assigned to your team

- Provide a proactive service to clients by utilising MI to ensure they are constantly informed and have full visibility of their accounts

- Produce any technical or legal documentation that is required by the client

- Setting priorities within the team

- Deal with any escalated queries relating to cash flow, accounts treatment, company tax advice, personal tax advice, VAT and PAYE

- Highlight any system deficiencies and provide solutions where possible

- Work closely with other departments to reach business strategic goals


The ideal candidate will have

- A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an Accountancy practice

- Part-qualified/Qualified ACCA or ACA

- Preparation and reconciliaton of management accounts

- Preparation of statutory Year End accounts for Companies House

- Full balance sheet reconciliations

- Excellent organisational and time management skills, adhering to filing deadlines

- Experience of working within a fast paced KPI environment


What Brookson look for

- High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

- Strong communication and written skills

- Strong customer focused attitude

- Team spirited


What Brookson can offer you

- Annual bonus/performance bonus

- 5% employer pension contribution

- Minimum 23 days’ annual leave

- Birthday off

- Study Support

- Structured Training

- Free parking

- Employee Discount Scheme