Senior Accountant - UK Top 60 Firm

Forrester McKenzie
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are working with an expanding UK Top 60 Firm of Accountants that are now looking to bolster their team in Cambridge with an experienced Business Services Accountant. Working very closely with a vast portfolio of clients you will undertake the preparation of accounts for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies of ranging sizes, as well as the preparation and return of various tax assignments for clients from an array of industries. Working for one of the largest firms in the region you will have a number of opportunities to progress and grow with the firm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare of a mix of financial, statutory and management accounts for a portfolio of Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies.
  • Prepare tax computations and returns for all clients.
  • Regularly liaise directly and be a key point of contact for your clients to answer and resolve any queries.
  • Oversee and supervise more junior team members and provide advice and on the job training where necessary.
  • Strive to build upon current relationships and promote areas for potential business development.


  • ACA / ACCA Qualified, or Part Qualified, Qualified by Experience or approaching full qualification.
  • Previous experience of working within a UK Practice is essential.
  • Prior experience of accounting software such as CCH and Sage would be beneficial.
  • Eye for detail with the ability to explain and present finding clearly and concisely to clients.
  • Hold a Full UK Driving Licence and have access to own transport as travel to client sites on some assignments may be necessary.

The opportunity if offering a starting salary up to £36,000 plus a range of company benefits.

Forrester McKenzie Recruitment are a specialist Accountancy and Finance consultancy with over 30 years’ combined recruitment experience. We work in a variety of Industry sectors including Accountancy, Law, Hotel, Hospitality & Leisure Groups, Management Consultancies, Financial Services, FMCG and Insurance.

As a team we are passionate about Recruitment and as such have forged excellent long term relationships with both client and candidates alike.

Forrester McKenzie is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this on behalf of one of its clients.

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