Semi Senior / Senior Accountant - Practice in Rochdale

Location
Rochdale
Salary
£18500 - £28500 per annum
Posted
10 May 2019
Closes
07 Jun 2019
Ref
00095166
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Accountancy
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An established accounting firm in Rochdale is seeking a Semi-Senior / Senior Accountant to undertake a varied general practice role.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Managers and Partners of the practice assisting them in maintaining a high standard of client relations and offering a comprehensive accountancy service.

Past practice experience is essential and candidates without it will not be considered.

Responsibilities and Duties include:

- VAT returns and bookkeeping preparation as needed.
- Preparation of accounts for a wide variety of clients, including Limited Companies, Sole Traders and Partnerships.
- Clearing queries with clients prior to review.
- Assisting with client queries throughout the year.
- Contacting clients requesting books and records, in order for work to commence and proficient in managing own workload.
- Assisting on management projects when required.

Qualifications and Skills needed:

- Experienced in the preparation of financial accounts and management accounts independently to final stage, ready for manager or partner review.
- Professional person with the ability to maintain and develop client and colleague relationships.
- At least 5 years relevant experience.
- Proficient use of IRIS, Sage, Xero and excel is an advantage.
- Up-to-date with accounting standards and applicable taxation matters.
- Ability to work using own initiative with little supervision, showing good organisational skills
- Good problem solver with attention to detail.

Benefits offered:

20 days annual holiday, plus statutory holidays, plus your birthday and Christmas period off, flexi working hours available and regular CPD. Salary is dependent upon experience and suitability.