Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Ascent Sourcing
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£28000 - £38000/annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Accountant

Our client is looking for an experienced accountant to join the team of Chartered Accountants (practice).

Key duties will involve:

· Develop a personal working relationship with the clients and be their initial contact point in the office;
· Prepare limited company, sole trader and partnership accounts. On occasion these will be from incomplete source records;
· Prepare corporation tax and personal tax returns and computations;
· Prepare VAT returns;
· Deal directly with clients to resolve all queries prior to finalisation of work, along with dealing with their ad-hoc queries in a clear and timely manner;
· Provide ad-hoc tax advice to clients;
· Supervise (including their development) and review the work of junior team members.

The successful applicant will be ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent) or have equivalent experience through some a solid track record of practice accountancy and will possess excellent communication skills for this client facing role and will have the following attributes:-

· At least 4 years experience in practice - providing the full range of accountancy services to a range of clients
· Experience of supervising, coaching and reviewing the work of other team members
· A high degree of IT literacy - ideally you will have used QuickBooks Online. (The office has Platinum Partner status wth QuickBooks Online).
· Have run new client meetings
· The ability to develop strong client/colleague relationships
· A positive attitude, conscientious and committed
· Ability to work under pressure and work to deadlines
· Strong interpersonal skills
· A friendly, personable demeanour with a good sense of humour
· This role is an excellent opportunity to join the network and experience the benefits of a large organisation with access to training, the provision of CPD and long term career prospects - all whilst working within a friendly, local office

A competitive package is offered depending on experience. The position is offered as full-time but may also suit someone seeking to work within school hours