Business Support Adviser

£20k - 30k per year
28 Nov 2017
28 Dec 2017
Cassons Cassons
Job Role
Qualification Level
Not qualified
Contract Type

Your new firm
Cassons are a firm of chartered accountants, tax and business advisers, with offices in Haslingden and Manchester that currently operate with 9 partners and over 60 members of the team. 

The firm are looking to appoint a Business Support Adviser (Management Accountant) to join their Haslingden office as they continue to grow their client base. 

The firm have been established for over eighty years and work with clients based across the North West and further afield, including clients who have overseas operations and some with over parents companies. 

The firm pride themselves on their commercial yet down to earth approach. The firm don’t just deal with their client’s compliance but also take the time to understand their client’s business and sector, understanding all of the opportunities and issues facing their business and to ensure they can assist them with any commercial decisions they need to take. 

Your new role 
As a Business Support Adviser (Management accounts) you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of clients and providing a range of management accounting support to these clients within the agreed timescales and budgets. The department’s provides a range of outsourcing accounting and bank office functions for clients. The clients range includes international organisations, retail and manufacturing business with turnovers of up to £20m. 

Your day to day duties will include: preparing monthly and quarterly management accounts and trial balances; providing commentary on the accounts and producing client KPIs whilst taking into consideration forecasting and budgeting; producing working papers for annual accounts production; providing bookkeeping services; processing VAT returns; EC Sales lists and other interstate reports. Your clients will use a broad range of accounting software’s including cloud based software and in this role you will become a Xero accredited user. 

What you'll need to succeed 
The firm are looking to appoint an experienced business support advisor (management accountant) who has proven knowledge of management accounts, bookkeeping and accounting principles including VAT. As you will manage a portfolio of clients you must be able to demonstrate a strong client focus, good communication skills and the proven ability to identify and make process improvements and efficiencies. The firm use a broad range of software so you must be computer literate and any prior working knowledge of cloud based software would be preferable. 

What you'll get in return 
This is a great opportunity to join a leading firm of Chartered Accountants, Tax and Business Advisers in their Head Office in Haslingden. The firm believe that their employees are vital to the success of the business and encourage everyone to achieve their maximum potential. The firm offer excellent training and development; and is recognised Investors in People employer, ensuring staff are supported and encouraged with their development. 

 In return for your commitment you will be offered: 

  • Highly competitive salary of £20000 - £30000
  • 37 hour working week, flexi time with core hours of 9.30am to 4:00pm, part time hours will be consider (minimum 26 hours per week)
  • Free parking on site
  • Auto Enrolment Pension scheme with an employers contribution of 5% after 3 months service
  • 21 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays and extra days provided between Christmas & New Year due to office closure
  • Regular staff socials
  • Recreation room on site with a fully kitted out kitchen, pool table, darts board, TV and vending machine
  • Life assurance at 2 x salary
  • Medical health insurance following successful completion of probationary period
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

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