Senior Accountant

  • Job Reference: 11851A
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £28,000 to £36,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance, Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11851A – Senior Accountant Job Spec

Location: Leicester


Our Client – an established Accounting Consultancy based in Leicester – is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to handling a variety of sole-trader, partnership & corporate clients on a full-time permanent basis.


The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Completion of accounts for partnerships & larger limited company clients,
  • Undertake and complete self-assessment tax returns,
  • Work on individual clients and report directly to the partner, whilst also flexible enough to work as part of the busy Accounts department,
  • Interaction with clients on a daily basis by phone, email & face-2-face meetings,
  • Assisting the Partner with portfolio management tasks, ensuring all deadlines are met,
  • Filing of accounts, CT600’s & other forms to HMRC & Companies House,
  • Assisting with training of the junior Accountants, answering queries as and when called upon to do so,
  • The flexibility to help out in other areas to ensure the smooth running of what is a small, but busy office.


The Right Person

  • Min. AAT-qualified, part OR fully qualified ACCA or CIMA,  
  • Several years’ experience working within a busy accountancy practice environment,
  • Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to senior management,
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team,
  • Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills,
  • Strong IT skills. Experience using Iris, Sage, Xero & MS Office is preferred, but not essential.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £28,000 - £36,000 per annum (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension
  • Parking

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11851A) on 0116 254 9404.