Senior Accountant

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
Guildford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jul 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Ref
1205417796
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
AJ Chambers are currently recruiting for a Top 10 Accountancy practice based in Guildford who are seeking an ACA/ACCA qualified Senior Accountant.

This is an unmissable opportunity for an experienced and technically strong accountant to step up into a role which offers a high level of responsibility at a forward-thinking firm.

Duties:
  • To ensure that jobs are completed to the highest standard, within the agreed internal budget for the job and to discuss all material points arising on the assignment with the manager / partner and client.
  • To plan assignments in accordance with the firm's standard procedures and confirm arrangements with the client, including likely costs and billing arrangements.
  • To take the hands on supervisory role on assignments as and when required.
  • Train clients on their accounts system
  • Deals quickly and effectively with client queries (client focus)
  • To brief junior staff on the client's business and the pre-assignment instructions, to supervise and control the completion of work, and to undertake 'on the job' training and provide feedback where necessary.
  • To implement the firm's review and completion procedures and to ensure that the client subsequently receives the final accounts, management letter and adjustment to opening balances on a timely basis.
  • To liaise with the client throughout the year and to practice the principles of excellent client service at all times.
  • To ensure that appropriate liaison takes place with all other departments, mainly audit and tax, and that all potential client needs are identified and serviced accordingly.
  • To develop a detailed knowledge of the firm's specialist services, actively look for opportunities to cross sell, and to undertake special work in response to client needs where appropriate.
  • To maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil any development or training requirements.

Requirements:

  • A good understanding of UK financial reporting requirements
  • Experience of cloud accounting solutions
  • Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness and to add value
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Well-developed people skills to relate to clients and colleagues
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Strong accounts production skills
  • Newly ACA or ACCA qualified


If you are interested in applying for the Senior Accountant position, either apply directly or contact Ben Bennett at AJ Chambers.

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