Senior Accountant

  • Job Reference: 11648
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Accounts/Audit Senior Accountant
We are looking for a motivated, pro-active, and forward-thinking Senior Accountant to join a friendly but fast paced environment.

Our client,a leading independent Leicester accountancy practice, is currently recruiting for a qualified ACCA or ACA.

What will you be doing?

*Preparing Accounts and associated paperwork (for unincorporated businesses and companies) along with monthly Management Accounts, as required.
*Preparing Business Tax Computations, Partnership Returns, Personal Tax Computations and Personal Tax Returns.
*Preparing P11D returns.
*Running Audit assignments if required (this would only be a small part of the role, and only if the business need arises)
*Providing assistance and guidance to more junior members of staff if acting as Mentor to a trainee
*Build good relationships with clients, receive and review jobs, prioritise and work back to managers on time and on budget
*Look for and suggest improvements to systems and ways of working.
*Checking the quality of work produced, making sure it meets a high standard and suggest ways of improving the quality and consistency.

What does the ideal candidate look like?

*Qualified ACCA or ACCA with experience in private practice.
*Knowledge of Iris, Sage Accounts and Xero would be beneficial.
*High level of attention to detail
*Skilled at dealing with people
*Organised and deadline driven

What you will get from the firm

*The opportunity to work with a broad range of exciting and diverse clients
*A modern working environment, complete with coffee on tap.
*A highly skilled, driven, and super friendly team to work alongside and develop your talents with opportunities to attend training courses, so you can keep learning and is of value to our clients
*Regular Team Building events

Salary £35-40K + Commission if you bring clients on board.

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