Accounts and Audit Senior - Ormskirk

  • Tarantula - Accountancy Practice Recruitment
  • Ormskirk, UK
  • Jan 14, 2019

Job Description

Job Title: Accounts and Audit Senior / Accountant

Location: Ormskirk, Lancashire

Salary: £30,000 - £36,000 based on experience

Job type: Permanent, Full time (9am - 5am)

My client, a well-established, very reputable Accountancy practice, that operate in various industry sectors, are seeking to appoint an experienced Accounts and Audit Senior. My client are a very friendly, small practice who pride themselves on the fantastic service they offer their clients. Their people make them the success they are, they are looking for an experienced individual to join the great team they have, who has the passion and drive to help them continue with their success.

The Role

This position will be made up of 70% accountancy and 30% audit responsibilities and they'd like you to have at least 3 years' experience in auditing within practice and be confident in managing your own workload. They are willing to provide training and support as required so if you think you'd be up for the challenge then please get in touch.

The main duties of the position are:


  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders/partnerships/limited companies
  • Corporation Tax computations and returns
  • Personal Tax returns (desirable)
  • VAT/Management accounts
  • Ad hoc assignments


  • SME statutory audits
  • Leading audits from planning to completion
  • Solicitorsaccounts rules audit (desirable)

The Candidate:

They'd like you to have:

  • Experience of leading audits
  • Great communication skills to build relationships with clients and peers
  • Knowledge of accountancy software packages
  • Full driving licence and own car

What's on Offer?

The role offers the following benefits:

  • 35 hour working week (with a degree of flexibility on offer)
  • Time + ½ paid on any hours worked overtime (opportunity to increase earnings however overtime is not compulsory)
  • 24 days holidays
  • Christmas Office closure
  • Opportunity to work towards the highest level in practice - all directors have come through the ranks within the firm
  • A friendly and professional working environment
  • Long serving members of staff - due to being well treated and having excellent working conditions
  • Supportive and approachable Management team
  • Twice yearly appraisals (including annual salary review)
  • Full ACCA study support where applicable
  • Freedom to develop new business & become client manager
  • Pension contribution 3%