Cloud Accountant / Bookkeeper

Job Overview

Preston, England
Job Type
Full Time
£22,000 - £28,000 Per Year
Date Posted
14 days ago

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Job Description

Cloud Accountant / Bookkeeper opportunity within an established Chartered Accountancy & Advisory Practice offering challenge, variety and career development.


A modern and forward-thinking firm of Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors with an established presence in Preston / Central Lancashire. The firm advises Entrepreneur-led, Family-Owned and SME businesses (c.£100k - £30m t/o) and provides expert Audit, Accounts, Tax Advisory, and Digital / Cloud Accountancy solutions. As a responsible and caring employer, the firm operates a hybrid working model with many staff working between 1 - 3 days in the office each week and the remainder remotely.


A new opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Bookkeeper / Accountant involving responsibility for providing Cloud Bookkeeping & Business Services solutions to small growing SME's and Entrepreneurial businesses.

As a Cloud Bookkeeper / Accountant your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with Startups, Owner-Managed businesses and SME's up to c.£2-3m t/o
  • Bookkeeping and VAT work for a range of clients using Xero and other cloud products
  • Training clients in the use of bookkeeping software
  • Progressing longer term onto assisting with the implementation of Cloud Accounting solutions within client businesses, transferring their reliance on traditional bookkeeping processes onto modern, versatile software (Xero, QuickBooks Online etc)
  • Progressing into a 'Business Advisor' role, providing clients with bespoke advice on running their business, use of software, profit extraction, business growth and monthly / quarterly financial management.

Benefits will include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Free Parking
  • Opportunity to progress and develop your career further longer term
  • Hybrid working model (WFH / Office blend)

You will be an Accountancy professional able to demonstrate the following:

  • AAT Level 3 or 4 / Qualified or QBE
  • Background within either Accountancy Practice or Industry Finance (at least 3 - 4 years)
  • Bookkeeping, VAT and ideally some Accounts Preparation experience
  • Preferably experience of Xero or QuickBooks software
  • Client focused approach, able to advise clients on a range of accountancy and bookkeeping matters

If you are currently seeking a Bookkeeping / Accounting opportunity withtin Chartered Accountancy Practice and would like to work for a modern progressive firm please contact Alastair McLean at Lucas McLean Recruitment to discuss this position.


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