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Accounts Senior

Posted 7 September by Aston Jones Recruitment Ended

My client is a leading independent accountancy firm that is going through an exciting phase of growth. As such they are now looking to recruit a permanent Accounts Senior to join their team based in Hexham.

In this role, you will be providing management accounts and general accounting services to a portfolio of clients both locally in the North East and nationally.

Role responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Ledger work, processing, bookkeeping
  • Processing VAT returns and preparing accounts for various businesses, including partnerships, sole traders and limited companies, together with the associated tax computations
  • Liaising directly with clients to resolve routine queries and prepare accounts and draft tax computations ready for client interview by the Partner
  • Managing your own workload, complete the work within the budgeted time and to the required deadlines
  • Some of the work undertaken in this role will take place on client's premises so some travel will be required

Person specification:

  • Should be a minimum of AAT (or equivalent)
  • Practical hands on accounting experience, including the preparation of management accounts, variance analysis and commentary
  • A working knowledge of using computerised accounting packages is essential. Previous use of Xero is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with an ability to liaise with people at all levels
  • Organised and methodical with strong numerical abilities
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and on your own initiative

For the right candidate my client is offering the following:

  • Competitive and negotiable base salary depending on experience
  • Opportunity to join a leading, reputable market leading firm
  • Genuine career progression
  • Loads of other company benefits that will be discussed with you at interview stage

This is an exciting opportunity to join a professional firm at an exciting time. To be considered send your CV to me as soon as possible as my client are shortlisting for interviews now.

Required skills

  • AAT
  • Accounting
  • Payroll
  • VAT
  • XERO

Reference: 32926821

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