Accounts Senior - Leighton Buzzard

£35,000 - £40,000
Ref: 612 Date Posted: Monday 25 Sep 2023

Accounts Senior

ProTalent are currently working with a successful and forward-thinking accountancy practice in Leighton Buzzard to recruit a new Accounts Senior

The firm:

  • Fast-growing and dynamic accountancy firm in Leighton Buzzard
  • Varied, challenging and hugely rewarding Accounts Senior role
  • Expert team who work hard to provide exceptional standards
  • Strong focus on innovation and technology, and ambitious growth plans

The Accounts Senior role:

Your core responsibilities as an Accounts Senior will include:

  • Prepare client accounts, tax, PAYE or VAT based work and identify points for partner to raise with clients and to raise potential for additional services
  • Finalise paperwork for dispatch to client and HMRC, meeting deadlines and to a high quality
  • Interpretation of tax returns and financial accounts to facilitate effective tax planning
  • Proactively liaise with clients to obtain relevant information, ensuring attention to detail
  • Monitor own job quality and quantity in line with agreed budgets, meeting these targets and exceeding where possible
  • Record own chargeable time and ensure maximum recovery
  • Support trainees by providing on the job coaching
  • Involvement with audit work as and when required
  • Bookkeeping, ledger maintenance, supplier maintenance and management accounts, as and when required
  • Prepare client tax returns and advise on tax payable and payment dates
  • Assisting clients with accounts software and other bookkeeping queries as required
  • Completion of overtime as and when required and attend appropriate courses
  • Involvement in client seminars including attendance and set up were required
  • Involvement in networking and business generation under the guidance of more senior team members

The successful Accounts Senior candidate:

The successful Accounts Senior candidate needs to be hands-on, with all-round experience in preparing statutory accounts, income and corporation tax. There will also be reviewing and supervising 2 junior ACA students and so will be a challenging role for the right individual. There will be a lot of client contact running a portfolio of work.

  • ACCA/ACA Qualified
  • You will have at least 2 years’ UK practice experience
  • Previous experience operating at Accounts Senior level
  • Create a positive impression with clients and staff
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Highly commercial approach
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A proactive approach, prepared to go the extra mile
  • Strong IT skills
  • Enjoy developing more junior staff

Thank you for your interest in this Accounts Senior vacancy