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Client Accountant

Purple Accounts
143 London Road, Warrington WA4
£30,000 - £45,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time


143 London Road, Warrington WA4

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  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexitime
  • Health & wellbeing programme

Full job description

Unleash Your Accounting Superpowers!

Client Accountant Wanted: Be Part of the Purple Accounts Success Story!

  • Are you an accountant look for a new opportunity?
  • Are you stuck in the doldrums of the day to day?
  • Want to develop your skills, further your career, be yourself and work with (genuinely) lovely people?

Located in the charming village of Stockton Heath, Warrington, in the former abode of the legendary George Formby OBE, it's a really special working environment - we love it and know you will too.

Purple Accounts is the most 5-star rated accountants in Warrington.

We’ve been on this exciting journey since 2007 as a family-run business, so we understand the rollercoaster that is small business growth. As Chartered Management Accountants and Xero Gold Champion Partners, we’re forward-thinking, tech-savvy and personable..

Our mission? Making a real, tangible difference to the lives and businesses of small business owners in Warrington, across the UK and Isle of Man.

The Role:

This role is tailor-made for a dynamic, customer-focused and all-around enthusiastic individual ready to work closely with and support small businesses. You’ll have the freedom to unleash your creativity in a modern, future-focused environment where no two days are ever quite the same.

Responsibilities (In a Nutshell):

  • Greet and advise our small business customers
  • Elevate customer support and communication to an art form
  • Play matchmaker with your own portfolio of clients and shower them with care.
  • Identify key areas where clients can do better in business
  • Embrace the tech side of life and thrive in it
  • Keep client accounts up to date and provide impeccable reporting, always.
  • Keep those financial ledgers in check perfectly
  • Prepare accurate trial balances
  • Work your magic with bank and control account reconciliations
  • Master the art of crafting Management Accounts and financial forecasting
  • Deliver those little extras that make all the difference to our clients
  • Play the deadline game like a champion, no penalties on your watch
  • Be the liaison with our strategic partners and other worldly 3rd parties.
  • Always be the go-getter for the business's growth.
  • Make workflow more efficient – internally and for our clients
  • Improve service quality, speed and efficiency through tech wizardry.
  • Keep an eye out for opportunities that help our clients' business and personal needs. Debt management? Credit control? Mortgages? Pensions? Cashflow? We've got it all!

The Ideal Person: Are You the One?

  • You've got a rock-solid understanding of double entry accounting principles.
  • You're at least Part Qualified ACCA, and you wear it like a badge of honour.
  • You've danced with the practice environment before; you know the moves.
  • Independence is your middle name (not literally, of course).
  • Fast-paced environments don't make you break a sweat; they make you thrive.
  • Core accounting principles are your playground and you ace the game.
  • Xero and API’s are your secret weapon
  • Deadlines? Bring 'em on!
  • Your phone and email etiquette? Top-notch!
  • Teamwork – goes without saying, you’ll just fit right in

What's in It for You: The Purple Accounts Perks

  • Competitive salary, ranging from £30,000 to £45,000 per year, depending on your superpowers.
  • Performance related bonuses – because we love to celebrate your victories.
  • 28 days of annual leave
  • Flexible working hours, because we understand that life is full of plot twists.
  • We promote a 4 day condensed working week.
  • Healthshield benefit after probation.
  • The sky's the limit when it comes to your career growth in a business that truly values you and your career journey
  • Occasional (well ok regular!) bacon butties and goodies
  • Positive and inviting work environment in beautiful brand new offices in the heart of stylish Stockton Heath
  • Excellent career prospects within a growing business which values your career and personal development (genuinely)

Ready to take the leap?

Don't be shy; send us your application!

If you're still reading, we're impressed! We'd love to hear from you.

Application Process:

Please send your CV and a witty cover letter explaining why you're the person we've been searching for. Include your favourite accounting joke!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00-£45,000.00 per year


  • Flexitime
  • Health & wellbeing programme


  • Day shift
  • Flexitime
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Supplemental pay types:

  • Performance bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Warrington, WA4 6LG: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Have you got experience in a practice environment?
  • Are you part qualified ACCA?


  • accounting: 2 years (required)

Work Location: In person