Cloud Accounting Assistant Manager, Blackburn or Bury, £28,000 – £33,000


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February 24, 2022
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Job Type
£28000 - £33000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Laura Banks
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Kenton Black are delighted to be working with a leading North West Accounting firm with offices across Blackburn, Bury and Burnley. With the continued growth of this practice they are now in a position to recruit an Cloud Accounting Assistant Manager with the flexibility to work in either the Blackburn or Bury offices.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Cloud Accounting team as an Assistant Manager.


This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has knowledge of cloud-based software’s such as Xero & Dext and also significant accounts experience. The role will also include developing and mentoring trainees and assisting the Manager with project-based work and the strategic development of the team.


-To form part of their specialist Cloud Accounting division, supporting the Cloud Manager to identify opportunities and to deliver projects to assist their clients.
-Managing client relationships, being responsible for their service delivery and seeking opportunities to add value
-Being a trusted Adviser to their clients
-Preparation/review of accounts in accordance with FRS102 and FRS102-1a, for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders both in-house and at clients’ premises for a wide range of industries.
-Preparation/review of management accounts, cash flow forecasts and projections using various software packages both in-house and on site. Using these tools to add value to their clients.
-Preparation/review of VAT returns and book-keeping on Cloud Accounting software. -Preparation of corporate tax returns and review of computations.
-Consideration of income and other personal tax implications at accounts preparation stage. --Supervising and training team members and being a mentor for apprentices.
-The ability to make software and process recommendations to clients looking to digitalize their finance systems.


As a leading North West Accountancy Practice they provide a complementary range of training opportunities to ensure that you maximise your potential in areas such as becoming a trusted adviser, how to network, presentation skills etc. with opportunities for progression around the firm.
These will comprise personal effectiveness as well as your technical skills. They have quarterly performance review conversations to ensure your development is on track. You will also have the opportunity to work with a mentor.

They also encourage you to get involved in wider firm initiatives and have your say on how they can progress on their journey towards being the best North-West firm of finance professionals.


As well as some relevant experience in accountancy, they’d like you to be:

-Keen to play an active role in a dynamic team and willing to contribute to the success of the team and the firm as a whole.
-Passionate about providing great client service.
-Great at communicating with people at all levels – face to face and in writing.
-Positive and good at using your initiative.
-Good at working under pressure.
-Motivated and well organised.

They are a vibrant, dynamic and award-winning firm of Chartered Accountants and business advisers, with offices in Blackburn and Bury and a hub in Burnley, covering East Lancashire, Greater Manchester and beyond. Their vision is to be the best North West firm of finance professionals and they want great people to join their team and help them do that.

They are proud of their inclusivity and diversity, encouraging people to be the best they can be and to be involved, no matter their level of experience or role.

The practice are a member of Praxity, the 7th largest Global Accountancy Association and the largest association of independent firms. Being part of Praxity allows them to have strong international connections and a great source of secondment opportunities.

Joining this team will help take your career to the next level. You will be joining a values led organisation with a unique culture where you will be encouraged to take ownership of your own development and achieve your career goals.

They understand that we thrive when we help our clients succeed and that is their core purpose. They also understand that, to do that, their people need to succeed and be happy and fulfilled.
Everyone is different and has different hopes and dreams and different personal circumstances at different stages of their lives. Their task is to listen to you, understand what you want to achieve next, and then work with you to help you get there.

Their working practices are really flexible, based on high degrees of trust and empowerment and can flex to suit your circumstances and needs.

If this firm excites you and the role provided will help you achieve that next step in your career, then APPLY TODAY with full contact details and an up to date cv.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level accounting trainees to Director and Partner level. Operating from local offices in, Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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