Senior Accounts Supervisor

Premier Recruitment Solutions Limited
Sutton Green
£35,000 - £40,000
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Accounts Supervisor

Our client are a growing firm of accountants with offices in and around London. As a firm they believe in putting the team and clients first.

Your role will be to review work from a mixed portfolio and deal with accounts queries. Enabling the director to focus on developing the practice and providing a consultative service to existing clients.


  • Assisting the Directors and manager with planning meetings and workflow
  • Dealing with a varied client portfolio including OMBs, construction, entertainment, retail etc.
  • Review of a wide range of accounts ? Limited, sole trader, partnership, LLP?s etc. Identifying and making adjustments where necessary
  • Manage audits (T/O up to £20million) including planning, completion of audit work and monitoring the work of junior audit team members and completing the file for engagement director review.
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns and self-assessment returns.
  • Providing a management accounts service to clients to include forecasting and budgeting
  • Finalising accounts under the overall control of the directors
  • Supporting the team with more complex accounts work e.g. intercompany transactions, FRS102 etc
  • Management, review and preparation of personal tax returns
  • Developing relationships with clients with a view to becoming their primary point of contact for any initial accounts, tax or VAT queries
  • Attend client meetings on a regular basis
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
  • Ensure work is completed within agreed time and budget
  • Team management, identifying any training needs and providing guidance to junior team members ensuring cohesion amongst the close-knit team
  • Dealing with general incoming client queries and escalating when required
  • Identify cross selling opportunities


  • ACA or ACCA qualified with 3 - 5 Years + within a practice environment
  • Experience to include supervising a small team, mentoring junior team members and having responsibility for managing a portfolio
  • Up to date statutory accounts knowledge and sound accounting, corporate/personal tax and VAT technical knowledge is required
  • Experience of preparing management accounts (to include forecasting and budgeting)
  • Must possess a client focused attitude and have proven experience of building and maintaining relationships with client.
  • Experience of working with a variety of clients
  • Acute sense of fine detail and the ability to analyse and solve more complex accounting queries.
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel, Xero, SAGE, IRIS, QuickBooks and FreeAgent
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and flexible in approach
  • Communication ? oral and written, ability to deal with variety of people in different environments
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Adaptable to change
  • Self-motivated
  • Organised ? ability to deal with a variety of tasks and managing a varied workload
  • Commercially aware
  • Team building skills


£35,000 - £40,000

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