Accounts Senior (Practice)

Recruiter
Square Peg Associates Ltd
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
29000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Accounts Senior (Practice)

Location: Stoke on Trent

Salary: 29-33k per annum

Our client is an accountancy firm based near to Stoke on Trent who is looking for an experienced Senior Accountant with management experience to manage a team of around 10 accounts staff from trainees to qualified accountants. You must have recent Practice background and some audit experience.

The role will involve preparing annual accounts for Limited Companies, Sole Trader and Partnerships as well as supervising a team of accounting staff.

The position will include a broad variety of responsibilities including:

Duties

  • Management of the accounts preparation division including operational tasks, staff management, training and development and the implementation of any new policies / procedures
  • Overseeing the management of a client portfolio ensuring that all account preparation is effectively managed to timescale and accuracy
  • Support with VAT and Tax queries including the preparation of corporate tax reviews
  • Use of Sage Line 50 / Sage Accounts Production
  • Supervising junior staff , members and carrying out staff appraisals
  • Providing assistance to the audit team
  • Supporting clients with business growth planning

Person

  • The candidate must be from a Practice background with recent experience of managing a team
  • Essential to have used Sage with strong Excel skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work with a variety of client sectors
  • ACA or ACCA Qualified

Audit experience an advantage although not essential