Accounts Senior


£27000 - £33000 per annum


United Kingdom,Preston

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A well established accountancy firm based in Preston, Lancashire are looking to recruit an experienced semi-senior/senior accountant to join their expanding team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to take the next step up in their career.

Job Description

  • Assisting to manage a portfolio of clients including, unincorporated and incorporated clients as well as personal tax clients
  • Preparation of statutory accounts from client records
  • Completion of monthly management accounts and review of junior members of staff work
  • Liaising directly with clients regarding their accounts and tax, including queries, questions and complaints
  • Monitoring of filing deadlines for Limited Company accounts and corporation tax returns
  • Training Trainee accountants in the department
  • Reviewing work completed by the more junior accountants
  • Assisting the Management team with job planning and ad-hoc duties

Ideal Skills

  • ACA/ACCA - full or part qualified
  • Minimum four years' experience of working in practice ideally in a top 50/regional firm environment
  • Experience of all types of accounts from sole traders, partnerships to limited companies including management accounts as this will form a key part of the role
  • Audit experience would be preferred but is not essential
  • Some experience of supervision and training of staff
  • Taxation knowledge is desirable as the role will entail some taxation experience especially with VAT and Corporation Tax
  • Confidence and experience in dealing with clients - not necessarily client facing immediately but able to convey results or queries - either verbally or written;
  • Strong communicator and team player as will work directly with the management team.
  • Iris/Sage/Microsoft Office experience all advantageous

Salary negotiable depending on previous experience.

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