Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Brampton Recruitment
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
28000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join a dynamic and vibrant accountancy practice, working with a wide range of clients. This is an exciting chance to join a large company who offer fantastic training and benefits.

As a Senior Accountant you will be responsible for preparing accounts for your Manager. You will assist in the supervision and training of trainees and technicians, and will oversee a small number of Commercial Services clients from the direction of the Manager.

Duties for the Senior Accountant role will include:

  • Efficiently prepare statutory accounts, unincorporated accounts and management accounts to a good standard ready for Manager/Partner review
  • Oversee/provide a competent bookkeeping service to clients including assistance with day to day queries, any significant issues, software matters etc.
  • Work confidently at clients' premises on a variety of matters.
  • Deal with client requests relating to HMRC, PAYE and VAT matters with minimal input from Manager.
  • Efficiently plan jobs for preparation by yourself or trainees/technicians.
  • Proactively provide appropriate training and supervision to trainees/technicians.
  • Advise clients on basic accounting and tax matters.
  • At the direction of the Manager/Partner, oversee a small number of clients including managing work flow, preparation, reviews and meeting statutory deadlines.
  • Proactively identify added value items for the client and highlight to Manager/Partner as appropriate.
  • Support Manager/Partner in existing client relationships and play a key role in maintaining these relationships.
  • Deal with client day to day queries in an efficient manner with minimal input from Manager/Partner.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum qualification requirement will be ACCA/ACA, or suitably demonstrated qualification by experience may be considered, where appropriate.
  • Experience in preparing accounts for unincorporated/incorporated businesses.
  • Experience of training and supervision of more junior team members.
  • Ability to use/learn software and systems operated in Commercial Services as appropriate.
  • Good knowledge of corporation tax, income tax and VAT and the impact on accounts and client's overall affairs.
  • iXBRL tagging, reviewing and submitting to HMRC of relevant documentation.
  • Good knowledge of the statutory and technical aspects concerning a set of limited company accounts.
  • Excellent knowledge of main accounting systems in the market place (eg Sage, Quickbooks etc) in order to assist and advise clients accordingly.

Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial and Accounts & Finance recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region.