Senior Accountant

St Albans Accountancy Public Practice
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Employer Description:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Part Qualified Accountant or Newly Qualified to join as a Senior accountant/Client Portfolio Assistant manager at our Hitchin office, with an established client base from a variety of industry sectors, and continuous growth this is an exciting time to join the organisation.

Feel free to contact Geoff Banks-Smith for any info - 01727 731 960 or email

The successful candidate will be expected to:

• Preparation of Limited Company Statutory Accounts for a wide range of clients.
• Preparing working papers and associated reports.
• Assisting in audits.
• Involvement in carrying out audits of a diverse range of businesses.
• Liaising with client personnel to sort planning and field work testing, completion of audit papers.
• Assisting with the preparation of tax computations, personal and corporate tax returns.
• Management Accounts preparation.
• Assisting in managing a portfolio of clients.
• Building relationships and liaise confidently with clients, giving excellent client service and growing a personal portfolio.
• Discussing and resolving accounts queries with clients.
• Supervising and training of junior members of staff.
• Reporting directly to client portfolio managers.
• Minimal company secretarial work and cash flow / business planning work may be involved on an ad hoc basis.
• Knowledge of Iris, Sage, kashflow, Excel and Word would be advantageous.

Person specification

• The successful applicant will be either ACCA/ACA part qualified or AAT qualified with a number of years’ practice experience.

• You will also have varied experience within practice including accounts, audit, tax, VAT, book keeping, payroll (but not essential). You will be an individual who is looking to develop their career having held a similar position in a previous role.

• You will have a keen eye for detail, the ability to work to deadlines. This is an excellent opportunity to progress into a client portfolio manager within a proactive company that rewards their staff well.

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