Senior Accountant - Business Services - Huntingdon

£33000 - £39500
Ref: 1109 Date Posted: Monday 10 Jun 2024

Senior Accountant - Business Services

Huntingdon

ProTalent is working with a top quality Accountancy Practice who are seeking a Senior Accountant to join their Business Services team in Huntingdon.

Firm:

The Business Services team cover bookkeeping, management accounts, year-end accounts preparation, personal tax, and other accounting matters. The team assists a wide variety of businesses in numerous sectors, including technology, construction, and manufacturing. This means that the role offers exposure to a broad portfolio of work. The team prides itself on being approachable, supportive, friendly, and sociable.

Role:

The successful candidate will:

- Prepare financial accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies, along with corporation and personal tax compliance
- Be equally effective in working both as part of a team and alone, either within the office or at client sites
- Carry out some of the work at clients’ premises, therefore requiring a full UK driving license with access to own transport

Skills/attributes required:

- Good academic results including a minimum C grade GCSE in Maths and English (or equivalent)
- ICAEW or ACCA qualified (or able to demonstrate you are qualified by experience to a comparable standard), OR due to qualify within the next few months (study support will be considered, if applicable)
- A high level of IT proficiency and the ability to use various packages, in particular MS Office (Word, Excel), Sage, Xero, and Quickbooks. Prior experience of CCH software would be useful
- 3+ years of previous (recent) experience within a UK accountancy practice environment, in a role involving frontline contact with clients
- Previous involvement in accounts preparation work and tax returns for both unincorporated and corporate clients
- Excellent communication skills: confident and articulate in dealing with a wide range of clients
- Tenacious, thorough and self-motivated attitude with an expert eye for detail, good organizational skills, and the ability to identify and deal with potential issues
- Competent in dealing with sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality
- A proven track record of working to deadlines and effectively handling multiple priorities, with a positive attitude to problem-solving and working in a small team
- Must have a UK driving license and own transport to facilitate visits to client sites

Benefits:

- Hybrid working (qualified level and beyond), under the firm's agile working policy
- Fantastic pension scheme
- Casual dress code (dependent on client meetings, etc.)
- Free parking
- Can offer time off in lieu or paid overtime to account for particularly busy periods
- Life and health insurance
- Social events, such as monthly lunches, summer party, Christmas meals, company sports teams, and more.

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in joining a dynamic and supportive team, please contact Haidee