Senior Accountant

Neon Recruitment LTD
Dunstable, UK
Closing date
1 Oct 2020

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Our client, an award-winning independent Accountancy Practice in the Luton/Dunstable area are recruiting for a full time, experienced senior accountant. The ideal candidate will have worked in a busy accountancy practice for 5+ years and will ideally have experience in the use of Xero accounting software. Established for over 10+ years, with a large client base and undergoing growth, this is an exciting time to join and develop with a successful, well established business.

As the MD's right-hand person, you will assist in the day to day running and ensure the junior members of staff are engaged and fully utilised.

Duties: -

* Supporting MD and running of the office in absence of MD.

* Delegating work and supporting junior members of staff to ensure deadlines are met.

* Supporting the practice in managing a large client base with a pro-active and organised approach.

* Preparation of financial statements, corporation tax, personal tax and VAT returns.

* Reviewing VAT and Bookkeeping work

* Overseeing junior staff and providing feedback

* Dealing with client queries

The successful candidate will have the following experience/attributes:

* (ACCA/ACA/AAT) qualified or (qualified by experience, 10 years in practice).

* Xero accounting software skills - advanced

* MS Word and Excel skills - intermediate

* Excellent communication skills

* A high degree of attention to detail and self-organisation skills

* A 'hands-on' approach to work in a relaxed and hardworking environment.

* Supervisory skills and a 'can do' work ethos to support and work as a team.

The company is offering:

* Annual salary of between circa £28-35K depending upon experience

* 20 days holiday per year, excluding bank holidays

* Co statutory pension (after 3 months)

* Hours of work Monday - Friday 9-5pm (1/2 hr lunch).

* 6 months probationary period
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