Senior Accountant

Posted 12 April by Reed Finance Easy Apply Featured
Are you an experienced Senior Accountant looking for a new opportunity in a well-established and respected accountancy practice? Are you keen to expand on your management experience and to develop further leadership skills?

Reed Finance have partnered with accountancy firm looking to recruit an ambitious and focused to join their dynamic team. Based in Benfleet you will play an important role within a busy team.

Duties will include:

Production of financial accounts and tax returns for a diverse range of businesses, management accounts, VAT returns, personal tax returns, other compliance outputs, and cash flow forecasts and budgets.
Provision of support to the manager of the team as well as deputising for the manager in their absence.
Development and building of relationships with a significant portfolio of clients.
Provision of support and monitoring of junior members of the team on both technical and practical matters.
A champion and source of knowledge in the team for the various pieces of software being used.
Responsibility for ensuring the team meets billing and financial targets.
Provision of advice to clients on business planning, book-keeping, accounting procedures, VAT, Taxation and NIC.
Responsibility for ensuring an effective turnaround of jobs within the team and increasing efficiency by recommending changes to the existing systems and procedures.
Maintenance of technical knowledge (both accountancy and tax) to keep fully up to date on all relevant technical matters.

The ideal candidate will be:

• Newly qualified (ACCA or ICAEW) or final stages. .
• Ambitious and driven and keen to achieve more win their career.
• Passionate about providing great customer service and customer satisfaction.
• Great at communicating with people at all levels - face to face and in writing.
• Able to build and maintain long-term relationships in a business capacity.
• Able to understand a clients' businesses.


Competitive salary £35,000 to £40,000
Holiday Package

This is a fantastic local opportunity to join a developing and progressive accountancy firm. You will be a fully qualified practice professional with excellent organisational and a can do attitude. For more information please contact Mercedes Horton at REED Finance on 01245 245505 or

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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