Accounts Senior

Posted 22 May by Pearson Hunter LTD Easy Apply

Our client, a multi-award winning Top 20 firm based in Surrey are seeking an experienced Accounts & Audit Senior to join their friendly growing team.

The firm takes pride in its reputation as UK’s largest accountants for Owner-Managed-Businesses and over the years have grown organically and through merger and acquisition. The organisation boasts over a 1000 UK based staff working to support its clients and due to being part of one of the largest global accounting networks it also shares strong connections with over 100 countries.


  • Management and delivery of accounts and audit assignments
  • 80% Accounts / 20% Audit
  • Supervise, delegate and review work to juniors
  • Deliver information to client in timely manner
  • Display in depth client and technical knowledge
  • Identify cross selling opportunities
  • Manage client communication in affective manner
  • Monitor chargeability on a weekly basis
  • Plan Audit assignments, including budgeting and use of analytical review
  • Lead smaller audits
  • Identify where there are shortfalls of work to cover chargeability and alert Managers
  • Communicate to management progress on workload and plan for efficient completion

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Minimum three years’ experience working in Practice
  • Strong experience of working with OMBs across various industries
  • Experience of completing private company accounts, VAT returns and maintaining client relationships
  • Experience of completing audits from planning to completion is ideal, but not essential
  • ACA / ACCA (or equivalent) fully qualified
  • Commercial awareness
  • Experience of managing and delegating work to juniors
  • Experience of working toward time sheets


  • 22 days’ holidays per annum + UK bank holidays
  • Strong potential to progress through the ranks
  • Life assurance cover at two times scheme salary at the time of death
  • Income protection scheme
  • Generous pension scheme via auto enrolment with matched employer contributions
  • Family friendly benefits such as: discounted shopping vouchers, discounted retail vouchers, discounted gym membership
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Reimbursed by up to £100 towards glasses for VDU use
  • Eligibility to receive a referral fee of £3000 for referring suitable candidates to the firm

Required skills

  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • Statutory Accounting
  • Statutory Accounts
  • Vat Returns

Reference: 34092331

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