Exciting opportunity for a qualified Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Public Practice Recruitment
Location
West Midlands
Salary
Up to £40k dependent on skill set and experience
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
03 Jan 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Accountant job based in West Midlands

Public Practice Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a ACA/ACCA qualified accountant to join a vibrant accountancy firm based in the West Midlands. This would be an ideal role for a Senior Accountant, who is looking to step up into a Manager’s position. It would also suit and experienced Accounts Manager who is seeking a fresh challenge.

We are working with a successful West Midlands based accountancy firm to find an articulate and confident Senior Accountant to join their Virtual Accounts Office team.

Ideally the Senior Accountant position will be West Midland based, hold ACA/ACCA qualified qualification with a minimum of 4 years’ experience working for an accountancy firm where they have undertaken a senior/manager position. Leadership skills are required to manage and develop a team of technical staff, whilst looking after a portfolio of clients.

This modern, high growth accountancy firm in West Midlands is a well-established and successful firm. They have an enviable reputation for providing quality services designed to improve both personal and business performance and profitability working across a range of Industry sectors.

The skills for the Senior Accountant job will include:

  • Reviewing the work of more junior members of staff
  • Accounts preparation for limited companies, Sole Traders, Partnerships, LLP’s & Charities
  • Plan team tasks and jobs ensuring the most efficient use of resources
  • Oversee the successful completion of tasks and jobs ensuring team members are assisted and supported where the need arises
  • Review all completed jobs as required. Provide feedback to team members as appropriate
  • Prepare management accounts and VAT returns, or other related reports, when necessary
  • Consideration of all aspects of tax and accounting that affect our clients
  • Liaise with Directors to discuss client matters and to ensure the completion of job is accurate and timely
  • Continually monitor the progress of all jobs and adapt the original plan as required
  • Carry out the management function by assisting with staff management
  • Reporting directly to and working closely with the Directors

We are sure that the Senior Accountant job in West Midlands will be the perfect job to be able to expand your knowledge and skillset whilst working alongside the Directors.

Qualities required for the job role include good time management skills, organisational skills, interpersonal skills to build and maintain strong and close-knit relationships with clients and the ability to work to tight deadlines.

The perfect Senior Accountant will be an ACA/ACCA qualified accountant and will have circa 4 years’ experience working within a public practice accountancy firm. You will require outstanding communication skills, along with the ability to lead and motivate others. 

This Senior Accountant job would suit a Senior Accountant looking for their first Manager job looking to move to a forward-thinking and reputable accountancy firm with the opportunity to develop to Senior Manager/Partner level in the future.

To find out about more Senior Accountant jobs in West Midlands please contact us today. Public Practice Recruitment Ltd are specialists in accountancy practice recruitment with over a decade of experience in recruiting within Audit, Accounts, Tax, Corporate Finance, VAT & Employment Tax.