Recruitment

Call 02476 251333 / 01926 888865 or email accts@leigh-christou.co.uk

Accountancy Jobs at Leigh Christou, Coventry Accountants

As a progressive, ever growing practice we are always on the look-out for talented people to complement our team.

A career in accountancy is both challenging and rewarding at every level and we pride ourselves on offering a range of opportunities both through our in-house training and through our external examination providers.

Our young team members either commence AAT training or join us following graduation and progress through ACCA.

Our ACCA accredited training programme provides our team members with not only the skills but the qualifications to progress. We are proud to have retained many of our staff over the years and see them grow and develop within the firm. Many have gone on to take up Senior roles, and even Directorships, within the business.

However, we also have a number of key employees who, having taken AAT, have elected not to pursue further study. Often developing their skills through our CPD in-house or external courses and growing their qualifications ‘by experience’.

We recognise and encourage each individual, at every level, and look to play to each person’s strengths. We believe the true value of our success can be measured by the success of our team. Our clients also recognise this through their recommendations and also testimonials, which we are exceptionally proud of!

If you feel you would like to be part of our team please tell us all about yourself by contacting jackiechristou@leigh-christou.co.uk (no agencies please – only real people need apply!).


Experienced Senior Bookkeeper and Outsourced Services Manager

Experienced bookkeeper in Sageline50, Quickbooks and Xero required to work in our Management Services Team based in Coventry.

The role will support a thriving, expanding, client base and can include assisting in the preparation of VAT returns and ongoing bookkeeping support and management accounts. Liaising and managing client relationships, taking responsibility and dealing with day to day queries will be key, so we need a dynamic client focused individual with good time-management skills in order to meet client expectations in relation to accounting and VAT commitments.

Ideally you will be based in or around the Coventry area and have worked in an accountancy practice.

Highly competitive salary package with negotiable benefits available along with study assistance, if required.

Please apply with full CV and salary expectations to JackieChristou@leigh-christou.co.uk.


Tax Senior / Manager (Coventry)

Part Time or Full Time

Are you ATT/ACA/ACCA/QBE qualified or studier with strong practice experience of personal tax? If so, Leigh Christou, an established progressive and expanding local independent firm of Accountants in Coventry and Leamington Spa, are looking for a Tax Senior/Manager.

The successful candidate will manage the personal tax department of the practice, taking full responsibility for the production of tax returns and computations with potential progression in to other areas of direct and indirect tax. High level of client contact.

The key responsibilities of the Personal Tax Manager include, but are not limited to:

  • Completion of Self-Assessment returns for a wide range of clients
  • Capital gains tax.
  • Succession and IHT advice.
  • Trust tax.
  • P11ds and benefits in kind.
  • Carry out ad hoc tax assignments

The Person

The key skills and qualities of a Tax Senior/Manager:

  • ACCA / CTA or ATT qualified or studier. QBE will be considered
  • Experience gained within a professional services environment.
  • Already working in practice in a personal tax background.
  • Strong tax knowledge.
  • Knowledge of IRIS preferred.
  • Study support available
  • Flexible working arrangements

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward-thinking company with excellent prospects for progression, then please email your CV and salary expectations to: accts@leigh-christou.co.uk.


Audit Semi-Senior / Senior

An opportunity, with excellent career prospects, has arisen for a dynamic and ambitious audit semi-senior / senior.

The ideal candidate will be ACCA/ACA Qualified or Part qualified and will have strong practice experience and the potential to develop the practice even further.

This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to join a long established, progressive and highly reputable firm of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attending large Audit engagements
  • Being a part of the planning and completion stages of Audits
  • Completing all compliance required for External Audit engagements
  • Assisting Junior members of the team
  • Able to complete full statutory Accounts preparation up to review stage
  • Able to communicate clearly
  • Able to work to deadlines

Skills

  • ACA / ACCA qualified / part qualified
  • Experience gained within a professional services environment
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of accounting standards, industry specifics and their applications.
  • Technically competent in audit and accounting standards
  • Knowledge of IRIS preferred

Excellent salary package and genuine long term directorship opportunity.

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