- Full Time
Delighted to be supporting an incredibly successful accountancy firm in Newcastle with a client base spanning the UK, as they look to appoint a Qualified (or part-qualified) Accounts Senior.
In a role that involves extensive client contact this is likely to appeal to many, especially those who are seeking a position with more responsibility and an opportunity to work direct with clients daily in an advisory capacity.
Working both in the office alongside an experienced and supportive team each with their own specialism, you will also spend time out at client's premises gaining a real depth and understanding of both their business and how you can best deliver an excellent service.
A confident Individual who is capable of working independently as well as in a team is required and someone who possesses excellent communication skills given the level of client interaction.
Working on a mixture of computerised, Excel and manual based accounts, you will be responsible for the timely preparation of year end statutory accounts ready for Partner review and sign off. This will be for Limited, Sole Trader and Partnership accounts.
You will gain exposure to a variety of accounting packages including Sage, Iris and CCH so any previous experience of these would be a bonus.
Some of your clients are based out of the north east region and will require you to travel to site, staying overnight for a couple of days once a month. Applicants will be fully reimbursed for all travel and hotel expenses as well as an attractive overnight allowance payable on top of your salary. A great chance for those able to provide mobility to meet clients outside of the region and develop your own set of social and managerial skills.
The position offers progression to Manager for those looking for future promotion and whilst there are no direct line reports you will be supervising and training Assistants on site and in the office.
We are looking for a professionally qualified (ACA/ACCA) Accountant with previous experience working with owner managed businesses gained within an accounting practice. We will happily consider those either qualified by experience or those studying as long as this is done in your own time (financial support is available) due to office cover.
Excellent planning and organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines an prioritise workload where necessary is required. Furthermore a clean driving licence and ability to work away from the area at times are essential.
As well as a culture and working environment that my client feels sets themselves apart from their competition, they offer a competitive reward and recognition package, a great environment and a real opportunity to learn and develop as individuals as the firm grows.