Senior Accountant (in practice) part or full-time

Recruiter
Ten2Two Specialists in Flexible Working
Location
Bath, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Jun 2019
Closes
02 Jul 2019
Ref
1184679884
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Accountant, Bath, salary range c£45k - c£55k FTE dependent on experience and qualifications, part or full-time (min 4 days or equivalent).

**PLEASE NOTE - candidates must be ACA or ACCA qualified and have recently worked in an accountancy practice **

Overview

This company is one of the largest independent chartered accountancy groups in the West of England. They fully support flexible working, with many of their employees working in flexible patterns across the week, and welcome applications from individuals returning to work after a break from accountancy practice.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
  • Maintaining a productive relationship with clients in the portfolio, maintaining regular contact dealing with any specific queries or problems and assisting with/undertaking project work as required to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Acting as a point of contact for the Partner's portfolio in their absence.
  • Ensuring that appropriate information is fed into the compliance team in a timely manner.
  • Completing more complex accounts work for clients as required by the Partner, where it is not appropriate for the activities to be completed in the compliance centre.
  • Undertaking ad-hoc project work as required by the Partner.
  • Where appropriate, reviewing the work carried out by the compliance centre staff, checking this for accuracy, quality and feeding back.
  • Identifying opportunities for obtaining new work with clients and attending potential client meetings.
  • Generating and following through activity regarding new ideas and approaches to client concerns or issues.

Minimum Candidate Requirements
  • Qualified ACA/ACCA
  • 5 years' practice experience ideally.
  • Wide range of general practice experience for owner managed businesses, including personal tax (essential)
  • Understanding of IRIS Software (desirable)
  • Interpersonal skills to gain credibility internally and with clients.
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management skills.
  • Ability to prepare and present information and reports to various audiences in a clear and concise manner.
  • Mobility across the practice offices and client sites.
  • Ability to work outside of normal office hours when client needs require it.
  • Expected to participate in networking and business development events outside of working hours.

Benefits
  • A range of benefits including Personal Health insurance and Life Assurance x4
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Hours

This is a permanent position, either part time or full time, hours and days negotiable. Minimum 4 days across the week.

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