Accounts Senior

Our client is looking to recruit an Accounts Senior on a full-time, permanent basis. This role’s duties include being responsible for the delivery of a high-quality tax, accountancy and VAT service. The successful candidate will either be an AAT qualified Accountant with at least 1 years’ experience in Accountancy practice or have at least 3 to 4 years in a professional practice environment.


  • Overseeing accounts for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies.
  • Setting staff budgets, assisting staff with Accounts completion and on the job training for junior staff.
  • Creating and overseeing Tax returns and calculating income tax liabilities.
  • Reviewing Corporation Tax Returns.
  • Engaging in forecasting work.
  • Dealing with general administrative duties such as E mail correspondence.
  • Managing client portfolios including billing duties.
  • Engaging in tax enquiry work as it becomes necessary.
  • Production of both VAT and Corporate Tax returns.
  • Supervising and helping to develop the skill set of more junior members of the team.

Person Specification:

  • An individual who is an AAT qualified accountant with at least 1 years’ experience post qualification (or possibility for qualification by experience).
  • Somebody with at least 3 to 4 years of Accounts preparation and ideally personal tax experience gained from within a fast-paced accountancy practice environment.
  • Someone with sound knowledge of Computer and Spreadsheet skills as well as of accounting software such as Sage, Quickbook or Xero.
  • An individual who is able to show initiative and be a cooperative team player.
  • Someone who is able to build and maintain solid client relationships.
  • A candidate with impeccable communication and interpersonal skills who can easily establish rapport.
  • Somebody who is incredibly well organised with the ability to manage their own workload efficiently.
  • An individual with excellent all round tax knowledge.

If you are an AAT qualified accountant or have 3 to 4 years of Accounts preparation experience, this role could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Recruitment Consultant: Joanne Howell.

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Reference: 44207958

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