Audit / Accounts Senior

Job Description

11894 – Audit / Accounts Senior Job Spec

Location: Leicester


Our client – a leading firm of Chartered Accountants in Leicester – is seeking a qualified Senior Accountant to join their friendly team on a full-time permanent basis. This is a great opportunity to work with a broad range of exciting, diverse clients… for someone with long-term aspirations to step up to Assistant Manager / Manager-level. We’re looking for highly skilled, driven and friendly candidates to work alongside / develop your talents with opportunities to attend training courses, so you can keep learning and add value to clients.


The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing Accounts & associated paperwork (incl. unincorporated businesses / companies) together with Monthly Management Accounts,
  • Preparing Business Tax Computations, Partnership Returns, Personal Tax Computations & Personal Tax Returns,
  • Preparing P11D returns,
  • Running audit assignments where required (a small part of the role, only where business need arises),
  • Providing assistance / guidance to junior staff members,
  • Build good relationships with clients, receive & review jobs, prioritise & work back to managers on time / budget,
  • Look for & suggest improvements to systems / ways of working,
  • Review quality of work produced, ensuring it meets a high standard. Suggest ways of improving quality / consistency.


The Right Person

  • Qualified ACA or ACCA
  • Demonstrable experience working in a fast-paced accountancy practice,
  • The drive & wish to become Assistant Manager / Manager within the practice,
  • High level of attention to detail,
  • Effective & confident communication skills dealing with clients & colleagues,
  • Highly organised with excellent planning, organisation & deadline time keeping skills,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Sage Accounts, Iris, Xero & Microsoft Excel to a good standard.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 (subject to experience)
  • Commission for on-boarding new clients
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays (+3-4 Days at Christmas)
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension
  • Regular Team-Building Events
  • All the hot drinks you want

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11894) on 0116 254 9404.