5452 Paraplanner Accountant

Location: BB1 Blackburn

Salary: £24000 - £30000 PA.

Paraplanner Level 3 or 4 – Cloud Accounting – Bookkeeping – VAT – EC Sales – Xero – QBO – Corporate Tax – Salary £24-30k + Training & Benefits

We are looking for a Paraplanner Level 3 or 4 to provide reliable Accounting & Financial Services to clients of a highly respected NW regional firm of Accountants.

The firm will provide technical training and support and are proud of their people-focused culture, with 97% of staff reporting that this is a great place to work. It’s a great opportunity for someone who wants to continue their Paraplanner training and be involved in a growing business with excellent career opportunities.

They are looking for candidates with (preferably) a level 3 or level 4 Paraplanning qualification and at least 3 years practice experience, cloud accounting experience (Xero and/or QuickBooks preferred) plus general experience with bookkeeping, Word, Excel, Outlook and a tax return software package.

The Rewards:

The firm offers a competitive starting salary circa £24k – £30k (Neg DoE), plus 23.5 days’ holiday per annum & bank holidays, free on-site parking, plus a wide range of selective benefits including private medical insurance, child care vouchers, extra holidays, employer pension contribution of 8%, Death in Service cover of 4 x salary and additional technical training and support.

Duties and responsibilities:

· Monthly/quarterly Financial advice, support & bookkeeping using mainly Xero and QBO alongside other supporting Apps

· Completion of VAT returns and EC Sales Listings

· Supporting the Cloud Manager and Director in delivering miscellaneous projects

· Preparation of periodic management accounts both in-house and at clients’ premises

· Preparation of year end accounts

· Preparation of corporate tax returns including analysis of tax sensitive matters

· Assisting with cloud conversions both in-house and at clients’ premises

· Forming excellent relationships with clients and colleagues

· Taking personal responsibility for service delivery and seeking opportunities

· Supervising junior team members

The ideal candidate will:

· Have 3+ years’ practice experience

· Be Paraplanner qualified Level 3 or 4

· Be proficient in Cloud Accounting Software, preferably Xero or QuickBooks

· Be comfortable using Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and tax software
· Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Be well organised

The firm offers an employee-friendly working environment, a competitive starting salary circa £24k – £30k (Neg DoE), plus 23.5 days’ holiday per annum & bank holidays, free on-site parking, plus a wide range of  benefits including private medical insurance, child care vouchers, extra holidays, employer pension contribution of 8%, Death in Service cover of 4 x salary and technical training & support.

If you have at least 3 years’ practice experience, a level 3 or 4 Paraplanner qualification and are comfortable with Cloud Accounting software, please apply now, we’d like to hear from you.

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