Senior Accountant


£34000 - £40000 per annum + Substantial Holidays


United Kingdom,Cumbria

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My client is a forward thinking Chartered Accountants based in Barrow and due to growth are currently seeking a Senior Accountant to join their successful practice. We are looking for experienced Accountants who are looking for that progression to a Senior Accountant position.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Build good rapport with clients, with a clear understanding of client expectations and achieving high levels of client service
  • The Senior Accountant will supervise and prepare annual accounts for companies, partnerships, sole traders and charities.
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns and self-assessment returns.
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
  • Preparation or review of research and development calculations.
  • The Senior Accountant will manage audits from planning through to completion
  • Maintaining existing client accounts as well as establishing new business

Senior Accountant (Ideal Candidate):

  • The Senior Accountant must be ACA or ACCA qualified
  • 5 Years + practice experience with supervisory experience
  • Strong statutory accounts experience and sound accounting, corporate and personal tax and VAT technical knowledge
  • The Senior Accountant must have good time management, organisational skills, interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with clients therefore needing a client focused attitude
  • Acute sense of fine detail and the ability to analyse and solve complex problems with excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and flexible in approach

In return the client offers great benefits - excellent holiday entitlement as well as a real opportuntiy to progress to potential partner designate.

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