Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Brook Street UK
Location
Bury St. Edmunds
Salary
£33000 - £36000/annum
Posted
20 May 2017
Closes
19 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Accountant

We are seeking a Senior Accountant to join the Business Services team at our client's Bury St Edmunds office. This role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work closely with business owners as part of an experienced and expanding team. Our client is one of the UK's top Chartered Accountants.

The role will predominantly involve preparing financial accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, along with the preparation of tax computations and returns for all clients. Some of the duties will be carried out at clients' premises so a full clean driving licence will be necessary.

The successful candidate will be:

* Will be ACA / ACCA qualified (or qualified by experience). Previous experience of working in a UK practice environment is essential.

* Will have proven skills in the preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, along with the ability to prepare tax computations and returns for all clients.

* Will possess a high level of IT proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel in particular), and the ability to use and adapt to various accounting packages.

* Personal tax knowledge and front line contact with clients would also be useful, along with knowledge and experience of basic tax planning.

* Will be confident and articulate in dealing with a wide range of clients. Previous experience of responsibility for a portfolio of clients would be useful.

* Prior experience of supervising student accountants in their day to day work would be beneficial.

* Will have a tenacious, thorough and self motivated attitude with an expert eye for detail and the ability to present/explain findings in a clear, concise manner. A focus on personal development would be an asset.

The role offers a great opportunity to gain experience within a highly regarded team; our client has recently been shortlisted for a number of professional awards including 'Large Practice of the Year' category in the Practice Excellence Awards 2016 and 'Mid Tier Firm of the Year' at the British Accountancy Awards

This fantastic job is offering £33,000 - £36,000 per annum.

Please apply below or contact Sophia at BrookStreet Recruitment on (Apply online only) / sophia.little @ brookstreet .co .uk