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Senior Accountant, Growing Practice

Posted 21 February by Cripps Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Cripps Recruitment is recruiting for a Senior Accountant to join the Business Services Team at a prestigious accountancy practice in Bicester. The position will involve working specifically within a portfolio including subsidiaries of international groups.

As a Senior Accountant your will:

  • Prepare accounts and tax computations for an existing client portfolio of clients with turnovers between £500K and £30m
  • Be interested in working on ad hoc project work whether in tax or accounting
  • Assist in the work allocation and management of deadlines for the specific portfolio
  • Deliver the work required for this portfolio
  • Be confident in UK taxation & accounting
  • Maintain and develop the current client relationships ensuring tax efficiency and delivering commercial insight
  • Be a technical contact for clients and team members, providing assistance on accounting and taxation queries
  • Demonstrate excellence in current accounting standards, legislation, technical issues and related matters
  • Continue your personal and professional development through education, training and experience
  • Be able to train and develop staff on controls and procedures and in getting the best from their own resources
  • Undertake other reasonable business tasks as requested or required within the practice and actively participate in the activities and needs of the company

To be considered for the role you will satisfy the following criteria:

  • You will be an ACCA / ACA finalist or newly qualified accountant
  • Experience of working in a client and service orientated practice for at least 4 years
  • Be competent in the preparation of statutory accounts for Limited companies and preparation of corporate and personal tax returns
  • Supporting less experienced team members
  • Be able, knowledgeable and competent on year end, tax and management accounts software along with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Be able to run client meetings and assist clients with their systems and accounting as required
  • Hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle

In return for your skills and commitment to this role, the Senior Accountant will receive a competitive salary plus bonus, private medical and life assurance and enjoy a friendly and supportive working environment.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

Required skills

  • Accounting Standards
  • Limited Companies
  • Taxation
  • Accounts Software

Reference: 34524282

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