Senior Accountant job for a Newly Qualified Accountant seeking the next step - Independen practice

Location
Coventry, West Midlands
Salary
Up to £34k dependent on skills and experience
Posted
02 Oct 2017
Closes
01 Nov 2017
Ref
LOC6782285555
Qualification Level
Fully qualified, Newly qualified
Professional Membership
ACA (ICAEW), ACCA
Seniority Level
Senior
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Senior Accountant role based in West Midlands 

Are you a Newly Qualified Accountant looking for the next step forward in your practice career? Are you anxious to progress into a more supervisory role going forwards? 

This leading West Midlands accountancy practice have an interesting opening up for a motivated and capable Senior Accountant to join their team. The role has arisen due to continued growth and anticipated further expansion. It’s an exciting time to join the practice as the possibilities for progression with this Senior Accountancy job are significant.

The Senior Accountant Job is suitable for an ACCA/ACA Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a busy practice environment. We are seeking an individual with broad based technical knowledge and the capacity to lead others. The Senior Accountant Job will involve managing and mentoring a small team, therefore a confident disposition is essential. 

Recognised for their first-rate customer service and expert financial knowledge, our client has developed an outstanding reputation that has enabled their West Midlands accountancy practice to flourish. Working with a selection of businesses ranging from OMB’s, SME’s, Charities and Not for Profit, our client can give the successful candidate the opportunity to gain wide exposure to an interesting mix of clients of all sizes. 

Our client has a compelling reputation for quality service and therefore requires a Senior Accountant who has both exceptional interpersonal skills as well as extensive technical knowledge. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will have the opportunity to be involved with new client acquisition and Business Development. 

Reporting directly to the Senior Management team, the Senior Accountant will initially carry out a broad range of accounting duties, as well as being occasionally involved with audit delivery (audit exposure will be minimal and candidates with no audit experience would be considered).
 

The Senior Accountant Job:
• Supervising the output of accounts preparation for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships
• VAT returns
• Liaising directly with clients
• Assisting the Audit & Accounts Manager with workload planning 
• Mentoring, training and managing more Junior members of the team
• Visiting client premises to complete and supervise Audit fieldwork
• Attending networking events and other Business Development activities

The ideal candidate will either be ACCA or ACA qualified, ideally with both Accounting & Audit experience gained in public practice. Experience of using IRIS software would be an advantage but not essential.

Public Practice Recruitment Ltd are specialists in accountancy practice recruitment with over a decade of experience in recruiting across Audit, Accounts, Tax, Corporate Finance, VAT & Employment Tax. 

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