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01473 359720
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01206 867551
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01245 254780
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0208 221 8282

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

Email: info@lbgroupltd.com

Working For Us

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

Receptionist – Ipswich office
LB Group, a top 75 Chartered Accountancy firm, is looking to recruit a full-time Receptionist to work alongside their current Administration Support team in their expanding Ipswich office. Working front of house, offering a warm and welcoming first impression of our practice, this opportunity would suit an individual with previous professional office experience.

The candidate will be required to work five days per week alongside a team of 3, which is led by the Administration Manager.

The candidate must possess competencies in the following:

  • Friendly personality
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer competency
  • Experience with Microsoft applications
  • Ability and willingness to acquire new skills to the requirements of the position through “on the job” training
  • Good and accurate typing skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Team player with ability to work on own initiative
  • General administration skills
  • Incoming and outgoing post
  • Filing (paper and electronic)

The following are desirable but not essential:

  • Experience of working in an accountancy practice

The position requires good communication and presentation skills. It involves substantial contact with clients and staff, as well as many other individuals and organisations. We are extensively computerised and experience of Microsoft applications is essential. Other systems are more specialised relating to accountancy services and administration and will require in-house training.

On offer for the right candidate is a competitive salary, and the opportunity to become an integral part of a dynamic and growing Chartered Accountancy firm.

Please direct enquiries to tanya.johnson@lbgroupltd.com

Please apply at: https://lbgroupltd.breathehr.com/v/receptionist-ipswich-office-11718

Accounts Trainee (Ipswich office)
We have a role for a bright and enthusiastic accounts trainee to join our growing office based just outside Ipswich. The successful candidate will strong academic grades and be educated to either GCSE, A-Level or Degree standard along with a keen desire to continue professional studies and to learn tax aspects of the job as well as the fundamental accounting and audit procedures. You will also have a full driving license and will be prepared to work at our client’s offices throughout Suffolk and Essex.

For more details, please send your CV and a covering letter to chris.annis@lbgroupltd.com

Tax Senior (Stratford office)
LB Group, a top 75 accountancy firm, are looking to recruit a tax senior to join their team.

The position is within our Stratford office and you will be responsible for the following:

  • You will be responsible for a mixed portfolio of personal and corporate clients
  • Preparing and reviewing personal and corporate tax returns and other related forms
  • Management of key deadlines
  • Advising clients of their liabilities
  • Ad hoc project and advisory work, supporting the senior tax manager and partner group.
  • Supervision of more junior staff members depending upon experience
  • Constant and effective liaison with all stakeholders
  • Building and maintaining key relationships.

The firm is looking for ambitious and commercially driven candidates who are keen to progress. Consideration will be given to candidates who are keen to develop and enhance their advisory skills from personal, corporate or mixed tax backgrounds.

Key characteristics include strong attention to detail and communication skills, a professional approach to clients and colleagues and a firm commitment to providing high quality client service.

On offer for the right candidate is a competitive salary, study support for CTA exams and the opportunity to become an integral part of a dynamic and growing tax department.

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Accounts Semi-Senior (Ipswich office)
LB Group, a top 75 accountancy firm, is looking to recruit an AAT qualified individual to join their team in their expanding Ipswich office. Working to deliver a broad range of accounts and taxation services to a broad range of business clients, this opportunity would suit an individual who is looking to progress their career and study towards an ACA/ACCA qualification. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years practice experience.

The main duties of the role are:

  • Preparation of year-end statutory accounts;
  • Preparation of monthly or quarterly management accounts and VAT returns;
  • Assisting clients with queries;
  • Opportunities to assist with audit work;
  • 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 Ipswich office is essential.

Benefits

  • Full ACA/ACCA study package support
  • 20 days holiday (+ All Bank Holidays)
  • Workplace Pension
  • Parking Space

On offer for the right candidate is a competitive salary, and the opportunity to become an integral part of a dynamic and growing team.

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Audit and Accounts Manager in Stratford
A Top 100 accountancy firm who are seeking an ambitious and driven Audit and Accounts Manager. Based in East London this is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to progress in their career.

The successful candidate will need to be driven and have the ability to work autonomously, generating new business, as well as managing and developing the audit and accounts team.

Offering a competitive salary this firm is seeking and ambitious individual who is ACA or ACCA qualified accountant

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing a client portfolio
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients
  • Liaising with the clients on all aspects of the audit or accounts and to be the main point of contact for any ad hoc queries.
  • Ability to understand how tax impacts both personal and company elements with a view of planning thereon
  • Job planning, supervision and finalisation.
  • Coaching and developing junior team members and provide constructive feedback.
  • Ensures agreed deliverables are within the set time frame
  • Controlling and delivering any work required on a range of audit and non-audit accounts assignments, meeting all internal, client based and legislative deadlines.
  • Ensuring that the firm’s standard processes are used in the production of audit and accounts work in all aspects and for ensuring that technical standards are maintained with the ability to answer technical questions proficiently and confidently.

Experience:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • All applicants must have substantial audit experience
  • Experience of managing a portfolio of OMB/SME clients
  • Experience in new business development and client relationship management
  • Experience of dealing with complex client issues
  • Leadership experience

CV’s should be sent to richard.lane@lbgroupltd.com.

Qualified Audit and Accounts Senior Role in Stratford
LB Group, a top 75 accountancy firm, is looking to recruit a qualified accountant to join their Audit and Accounts team in the growing Stratford 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 Stratford 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

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

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.

Accounts Semi-Senior in Chelmsford
LB Group, a top 75 accountancy firm, is looking to recruit an AAT qualified trainee 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 and study towards an ACCA qualification. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years practice experience.

The main duties of the role are:

  • Preparation of year-end statutory accounts;
  • Preparation of monthly or quarterly management accounts and VAT returns;
  • Assisting clients with queries;
  • Opportunities to assist with audit work;

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 is essential.

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.

Benefits

  • Full ACCA study package plus 20 days holiday
  • Workplace Pension

Competitive salary for the right candidate.

Application deadline 28/06/2019

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