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01473 359720
COLCHESTER
01206 867551
CHELMSFORD
01245 254780
LONDON
0208 221 8282

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LONDON: 0208 221 8282
CHELMSFORD: 01245 254780
COLCHESTER: 01206 867551
IPSWICH: 01473 359720

Email: info@lbgroupltd.com

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LB Group offer exceptional career prospects in Accounts, Audit, Tax and Advisory throughout our business. Professionals from other backgrounds such as Marketing, Admin and IT can also find exciting and gratifying careers.
Current Vacancies

Qualified Audit and Accounts Senior Role in Chelmsford
LB Group, a top 75 accountancy firm, is looking to recruit a qualified accountant to join their Audit and Accounts team in the growing Chelmsford office. Working to deliver a broad range of audit and accounts services to a number of business clients, this opportunity would suit an individual who is looking to progress their career. The ideal candidate will be either newly qualified, or a few years post qualified, with at least 3 years practice experience to include relevant audit experience.
The main duties of the role are:

  • All aspects of the audit process including planning, finalisation and leading audit work at clients’ premises;
  • Preparation of year-end statutory accounts;
  • Preparation of monthly or quarterly management accounts;
  • Assisting clients with queries;
  • Assist with the management of the staff;
  • Ad hoc financial duties;
  • Assisting senior staff with ad hoc projects;

Key characteristics include strong attention to detail and communication skills, a professional approach to clients and colleagues and a firm commitment to providing top quality client service. The ability to drive and live locally to the Chelmsford office will be essential. We expect the role to be roughly 60% audit focused.
On offer for the right candidate is a competitive salary, and the opportunity to become an integral part of a dynamic and growing audit and accounts department.
Please email CV’s to michael.warman@lbgroupltd.com

Accounts Senior Role – Ipswich office
LB Group, a top 75 Chartered Accountancy firm, is looking to recruit a qualified or part qualified accountant to join their Accounts team in their expanding Ipswich office. Working to deliver a broad range of accounts and tax compliance and advisory services to a number of business clients, this opportunity would suit an individual who is looking to progress their career. The ideal candidate will be either newly qualified, or progressing through their professional exams, with at least 3 years practice experience working with owner-managed businesses.
The main duties of the role are:

  • Preparation/Review of year-end statutory accounts;
  • Preparation/Review of monthly or quarterly management accounts;
  • Preparation/Review of VAT returns
  • Assisting clients with queries;
  • Assist with the management, allocation and development of staff;
  • Ad hoc financial duties;
  • Assisting senior staff with ad hoc projects;

Key characteristics include strong technical ability, attention to detail, effective communication skills, a professional approach to clients and colleagues alike, with a firm commitment to providing top quality client service. The ability to drive and live locally to the Ipswich office will be essential.
On offer for the right candidate is a competitive salary, further progression on merit, and the opportunity to become an integral part of a dynamic and growing Chartered Accountancy office.
Please email CV’s to chris.annis@lbgroupltd.com

Payroll Administrator – Colchester office
LB Group Chartered Accountants are a Top 75 firm in the UK of accountants providing Audit, Tax and Advisory Services across a variety of industries.
Our payroll department, based in our Colchester office, are currently looking to recruit a full time Payroll Administrator. We are looking to recruit someone with payroll experience, ideally bureau experience.
The chosen candidate will be working very closely with all payroll team members, and will report to the Payroll Supervisor. They will have solid overall payroll experience, including running end to end processes. The ideal candidate will be a motivated team player.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills:-

  • Customer Service
  • Attention to detail & a high level of accuracy
  • Organisational skills
  • Analysing information
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a team environment

The job role involves co-ordination and calculation of multiple client payroll’s, to include the following day to day tasks: –

  • Process client payrolls in line with the appropriate procedures
  • Maintaining payroll information by collecting, calculating and entering data
  • Creating and maintaining employee records
  • Adhere to payroll policies and procedures, and ensure compliance with legislation
  • Reporting to HMRC in line with RTI requirements
  • Issue statutory forms in line with legislation (P60s, P45s)
  • Liaising with HMRC to reconcile PAYE accounts and resolve payment queries
  • Processing and providing internal contacts with required reports
  • Processing payroll calculations to include statutory payments such as SSP, SMP etc
  • Processing monthly CIS returns

To be considered for this role candidates will be required to have previous payroll processing experience and be confident dealing with manual calculations. Although not essential, CIS experience would be beneficial.
Experienced Professionals
“Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is!”
If you’re seeking to prosper  your career in a forward-looking and competitive working environment and can play an active role in the development of our business. Then you might just be what we’re looking for.
Graduates
“The mind is everything, what you think you become!”
Want to work and study towards a professional qualification? Take the first step towards a satisfying career with LB Group.
School and College leavers
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now…”
Are you looking to start your career working towards a professional qualification in order to get a good salary? Join us, and gain work experience along with an insider’s view of top 75 professional services firm.
For all job enquiries please email us your CV and covering letter to jobs@lbgroupltd.com

Tax Associate Director / Partner Designate Role: Stratford
The firm are keen to talk to ACA/CTA qualified tax senior managers / associate directors who are keen to progress to Director/Partner level within the next 12/24 months. The candidate will ideally have a mixed tax background but a bias towards personal tax preferable. A client following would be advantageous but not essential.
The successful candidate will need to be ambitious and have the ability to work autonomously. They will also need to demonstrate:

  1. Management of portfolio including identifying fee opportunities and advising on business growth;
  2. Day to day client support, management and contact;
  3. Commercial approach to client’s affairs and to the firm;
  4. Strong technical knowledge and the ability to spot opportunities;
  5. Proactively advise HNW entrepreneurial clients on a broad range of issues;
  6. Excellent communication skills;
  7. Ability to manage and develop a team;
  8. Ongoing review of KPI’s within their business unit, including WIP and Debtor management;
  9. Have an interest in and a track record of networking and business development, as well as a promoter of the LB Group brand.

LB Group are a fast growing top 75 firm specialising in owner managed business providing a service that covers everything from inception to retirement. The services that we offer provide clients, both individual and corporate, the best solutions in order to manage all of their requirements. LB Group has an excellent track record in obtaining and retaining clients whilst supporting strong commercial results.
The role itself, within part of a 3 partner management team in the Stratford office looking to grow and expand the client base within that office.
On offer for the right candidate is an opportunity to join and become an integral part of a fast-growing Accountancy practice with a competitive remuneration package.

Director/Partner – LB Group Stratford
Looking for a forward thinking, business minded Director for the LB Group Stratford office. Candidates must be able to display strong financial and commercial acumen underpinned by a solid accounting, tax and advisory foundation.
All candidates must be in a position to either have a fee following or the ability to win new business from existing contacts in order to grow the office. The desire and willingness to grow the current office turnover is a must for this role.
LB Group are a fast growing top 75 firm specialising in owner managed business providing a service that covers everything from inception to retirement. The services that we offer provide clients, both individual and corporate, the best solutions in order to manage all of their requirements. LB Group has an excellent track record in obtaining and retaining clients whilst supporting strong commercial results.
Day to day duties of the Director:

  • Management of portfolio including identifying fee opportunities and advising on business growth;
  • Be a key business developer and promoter of the LB Group brand;
  • Day to day client support, management and contact;
  • Ongoing review of KPI’s within their business unit, including WIP and Debtor management;
  • Management of staff ensuring that resources are used in an effective and efficient manner;
  • Ability to provide new ideas and drive at Board level in order to grow the business;
  • Understanding of tax legislation and accounting knowledge to enable the identification of client opportunities

Key skillsets to include:

  • Established auditing ability / registered RI;
  • Grounding in tax planning, remuneration planning and key taxes affecting OMB’s and their owners;
  • Strong accounting knowledge primarily FRS102 and the upcoming Triennial Review;

Desired skills, though not essential:

  • Knowledge and experience of the CCH office management, tax and accounting system;
  • Strong Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Publisher skills.

The role itself, within part of a 3 partner management team in the Stratford office looking to grow and expand the client base within that office.

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