Senior Accountant

JOB TITLE: SENIOR ACCOUNTANT
LOCATION: SLEAFORD
CONTRACT: PERMANENT

Our client, the leading accountancy practice firm in the region is further expanding and looking to recruit a Senior Accountant to join their warm and friendly team.

The senior is responsible for undertaking the preparation of client accounts and assisting with the provision of a comprehensive accounting and business advisory service to clients; and also for contributing significantly to the on the job development of technicians and trainees.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• The preparation of client accounts, up to final stage dependent on the complexity of the business, for approval/ signing off by their manager or director.
• To review the work they are undertaking and refer to their manager/director any tax compliance issues or opportunities for cross selling of other services within the group.
• To develop and maintain a good working relationship with clients to gain their respect, and to know their own limitations in advising the client on accounting and tax matters.
• To assist with on the job training of technicians and trainees whilst at the same time meeting work priorities.
• To promptly report to their manager/director any concerns which may affect the firm’s client relationship e.g. money laundering, unethical business practice, complaints etc.
• To respect client confidentiality and report any issues which may affect client relationships to their senior/manager.

Person Specification
• Must be AAT or ACA or ACCA qualified or qualified by experience e.g. approx. 3 years general practice experience.
• Must be able to prepare accounts to final stage
• Must be able to demonstrate effective client inter-personal skills.
• Previous experience in Healthcare would be an advantage.
• Previous experience of Partnership Tax and Super Annuation Certificates would be an advantage
• Must be able to actively manage own workloads and take responsibility for own development.
• Must possess IT skills to operate in-house programmes and prepare and develop spreadsheets as necessary.
• Must be fully conversant with accounts preparation programmes.
• Must possess a good working knowledge of accounting standards and the accounting provisions of the Companies Act.

What we can offer
• Career progression
• Flexible working
• Childcare Vouchers
• Company pension scheme
• Permanent Health Insurance
• Annual holiday purchase/sell scheme
• Cycle to Work scheme

Job Summary

Job Title Senior Accountant
Location Lincoln
Job Type Permanent
Salary £28k
Last Updated 15/03/2019
Reference SF44413
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