Careers at Purple Accounts Warrington

Award winning Purple Accounts was established in 2007 and is a family run, growing accountancy practice in Warrington and the Isle of Man. 


Our Small Business Centre specialises in helping small businesses with essentials such as accounts, bookkeeping, payroll and VAT – but also to help them grow and achieve their true potential. As Xero Gold Champion Partners, we combine cloud technology with expertise for maximum efficiency and customer experience in a monthly package.

We are the most 5* reviewed small business accountants in Warrington in Google, Xero Gold Champion Partners and Master Certified Funding Advisors with Capitalise.

It’s fast paced and customer focused with a wonderful, friendly small team.  Our new office home is in the heart of Stockton Heath - in the former home of George Formby OBE. It's a gorgeous building complete with motorbike in the hall and nods to the great man throughout. 

CLIENT ACCOUNTANT - closing 31st August 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real impact. It will ideally suit a dynamic, customer focused and enthusiastic individual looking to work closely with small businesses. You'll have freedom to express your own ideas within a modern, future focused environment, where no 2 days are the same.

You'll be based in our beautiful new offices in the former home of George Formby OBE in Stockton Heath. It's a really special working environment - we love it and you will too.


  • Welcoming and advising our small business customers

  • Provide exemplary levels of customer support and communication

  • Managing and taking care of your own portfolio of clients

  • Nurturing your client portfolio, identifying key improvement areas

  • Identify opportunities to support client business and personal requirements such as funding, debt management, credit control, mortgages and pensions, R&D tax credits etc..

  • Supporting other members of the team

  • Using to technology to gain efficiencies

  • Ensure client accounts are up to date, providing accurate and timely reporting. Maintain sales and purchase ledgers

  • Prepare accurate accounts to trial balance

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Control account reconciliations

  • Management Accounts

  • Identify and deliver value added services and information to clients

  • Prepare VAT returns

  • Prepare client payroll

  • Ensure that statutory filing deadlines are met and no penalties are received

  • Identify legislation changes relevant to clients affecting customers' financial position

  • Review client accounts on a periodic basis to ensure that we are providing the best possible service

  • Liaise with strategic partners and external 3rd parties

  • Proactive attitude towards development of the business

  • Identify efficiencies in workflow internally and for clients

  • Identify and implement improvements to service levels, quality and speed of information through effective use of technology


The ideal person

  • Excellent grasp of double entry accounting principles

  • Must be Part Qualified ACCA

  • Must have experience in a practice environment

  • Knowledge of core accounting principles and be able to apply them

  • Excellent use of Xero would be a distinct advantage

  • Working knowledge of UK tax

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Be able to work effectively to deadlines

  • Be personable and friendly when dealing with customers and colleagues

  • Friendly, relaxed telephone and email manner

  • Excellent, proactive customer service skills

  • Enjoy working as part of a small team


What we offer:

  • Salary £30,000 - £40,000 per year depending on experience

  • Performance related bonus

  • Healthshield benefit after probation

  • 28 days leave

  • 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

  • Flexible working hours

  • Excellent career prospects within a growing business which genuinely values your career and personal development 


Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00-£40,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Performance bonus



  • Flexitime

  • Wellness programmes

Application deadline: 31/08/2022

Apply with your CV and covering letter by clicking the button below.

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