Senior Accountant

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
Reigate, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1269013909
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
AJ Chambers are currently recruiting for a leading independent firm of chartered accountants based in Reigate.

The growing practice is seeking a talented Accounts Senior. The successful candidate should be able to operate well in a small team and will assist the director in enabling the company to grow through good accounting procedures.

The firm expect to grow substantially over the next few years so this is a position with real opportunity. In addition to a strong background in finance, the individual will have strong organisational skills, be flexible and have a strong eye for detail.

The successful candidate will be someone who has excellent customer service skills with a can do attitude, who is focused and ready to enjoy a challenge. They will have good interpersonal skills, flexibility and enthusiasm. It is essential that the individual be articulate, focused, and excellent at multi-tasking. They must be able to work under pressure and meet challenging deadline dates.

Key Tasks:
  • Statutory and management accounts preparation
  • Managing juniors and ensuring their development
  • Ability to complete full set of accounts to completion
  • Discussing and resolving accounts queries with clients
  • Double entry bookkeeping
  • The accountant will also process payroll, bank reconciliations, VAT returns
  • Knowledge of key software is desirable but not essential

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Must have over 3 years experience within an accountancy practice
  • Previous experience in a similar position - essential
  • Excellent organisational skills, the ability to work to tight deadlines, self-motivated with a can do attitude - essential
  • 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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