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Senior Accountant

Posted 29 January by Arthur Jackman Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Arthur Jackman Associates are working with a highly reputable Leicestershire based Company who through continued growth and expansion now have a requirement for a Senior Accounting Professional to join them.

You will form part of the Senior Management team reporting directly to the Managing Director.

You will need strong Financial & Commercial experience of the management of a finance function and pay mechanisms, coupled with a commercially focused mindset and a hands on approach.

Role: Senior Accountant

Location: Leicester

Salary: £Excellent Base Salary & Strong Benefits


  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the accounting records;
  • Management & Development of Assistant Accountant who deals mainly with Transactional Finance duties and Payroll for circa 150 staff
  • Forecasting/reporting and key decision making.
  • Develop the finance team when required, recruiting/training as required.
  • Attend Senior Management meetings to discuss performance against budget and provide robust reporting of variances
  • Corporation tax and VAT returns
  • Reviewing general ledger
  • Assist in the preparation and filing of statutory accounts, tax packs and tax computations
  • Assist in the forecasting, budgeting and strategic planning processes;
  • Approach the role commercially, focusing on strategic planning and areas to continue business growth. Involvement in new projects proposals
  • Maintain & develop relationships with staff, banks, solicitors, insurers and other 3rd parties.


  • Knowledge of working within a similar role
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
  • Hands on in all aspects of day to day accounting
  • Knowledge of managing & developing staff
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels
  • Strong communication skills - verbal & written
  • Proven ability to add real value to an expanding company
  • Excellent IT Skills - MS Office (Excel) and SAGE

Required skills

  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounts
  • Management Skills
  • Taxation
  • Year End Accounts

Reference: 34338844

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