Practice Accountant

Job Title: Practice Accountant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Northwich
Salary: 30000-35000
Reference: MS01
Contact Name: Steve Haslehurst
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 02, 2019 13:53

Job Description

Bennett Brooks Chartered Accountants, a successful and established firm with 7 UK based offices, is now looking for a Senior Practice Accountant/Manager to join our Head Office team.

Based at our Northwich office, you will be assisting the Head of Small Business and managers within the department, with a varied portfolio of small business clients.

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

You will be keen to work within a busy team and enjoy client interaction.

A full UK driving licence will be required.


The role will involve:

  • Preparation and review 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.
  • Ensuring communication within the management team is effective and efficient in order to
  • achieve the firm’s goals.

There are opportunities within the role to work towards increasing your own portfolio of clients and building/developing client relationships.




  • 36 days holiday – inclusive of Bank Holidays/Christmas period
  • Staff Pension scheme
  • Buy and Sell Holidays
  • Flexible working arrangements