Accountant / Assistant Manager

Job Title: Accountant / Assistant Manager
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Northwich
Salary: 27000 - 33000
Reference: MS/SH01
Contact Name: Steve Haslehurst
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2019 15:41

Job Description

Bennett Brooks Chartered Accountants, a successful and established firm, is looking for an Accountant / Assistant Manager to join our Northwich based team.

Assisting the Northwich Office Head of Small Business in growing a varied portfolio of business clients you will be at the forefront of developing our accountancy offering.

You will be ACA/ACCA qualified with a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with small business in an accounting practice.

This role would suit a candidate who is looking for a hands-on client facing role in a growing accountancy practice. 

Requirements: -

  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • 3 years’ experience working with small business in an accounting practice

The role will involve: -

  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and charities.
  • Completing monthly bookkeeping and quarterly VAT returns.
  • Use of computer software including IRIS, Sage, Xero and Quickbooks.
  • Preparation of income tax and corporation tax computations and returns.
  • Assistance with the preparation and filing of Construction Industry Scheme returns.
  • Assisting trainee accountants within the team.
  • Ensuring work is completed to a high standard and on time.
  • Dealing with client queries and building ongoing client relationships.
  • Other ad-hoc assignments as assigned by the Head of Small Business
  • Ensuring that adequately trained and experienced staff are allocated to assignments to ensure that work is completed as cost effectively as possible.
  • Ensuring that clients’ work is dealt with in a timely manner.


Strong, confident communicator with directors and otherwise excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are essential to the role.

Role: Full Time
Salary: £27,000.00 to £33,000 depending on experience
Location: Northwich

Benefits include:
36 days holiday - inclusive of Bank Holidays/Christmas period
Staff Pension scheme
Buy and Sell Holidays
Flexible working arrangements