Senior Accountant job based in Coventry - high growth accountancy firm

Location
Coventry, West Midlands
Salary
Up to £40k dependent on skill set and experience
Posted
06 Dec 2017
Closes
05 Jan 2018
Ref
JO0000001953
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
ACA (ICAEW), ACCA
Seniority Level
Senior
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Senior Accountant job based in Coventry

Do you feel your knowledge and skillset are tailored to this Senior Accountant job?

Public Practice Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a ACA/ACCA qualified accountant to join a vibrant accountancy firm based in the West Midlands. This would be an ideal role for a Senior Accountant, who is looking to step up into a Manager’s position. It would also suit and experienced Accounts Manager who is seeking a fresh challenge.

Ideally the Senior Accountant position will be West Midland based, hold ACA/ACCA qualified qualification with a minimum of 5 years’ experience working for an accountancy firm where they have undertaken a senior/manager position. Leadership skills are required to manage and develop a team of technical staff, whilst looking after a portfolio of clients.

This modern, high growth accountancy firm in West Midlands is a well-established and successful firm. They have an enviable reputation for providing quality services designed to improve both personal and business performance and profitability working across a range of Industry sectors.

The Senior Accountant job based in Coventry is working for a fast paced and vibrant firm which provides full range of accounting and management information services to companies of all sizes. This is an upbeat Senior Accountant job which you will need to be a qualified accountant with previous staff management experience.

We are sure that you will find this Senior Accountant job in West Midlands the perfect opportunity to progress your career as part of an ambitious and knowledgeable team.

This is a Senior role, ideally suited towards a confident accountant who can handle a substantial amount of client contact, with the ability to be able to work unsupervised and independently.

The skills for the Senior Accountant job will include:

  • Reviewing the work of more junior members of staff
  • Accounts preparation for limited companies, Sole Traders, Partnerships, LLP’s & Charities 
  • Plan team tasks and jobs ensuring the most efficient use of resources
  • Oversee the successful completion of tasks and jobs ensuring team members are assisted and supported where the need arises
  • Review all completed jobs as required. Provide feedback to team members as appropriate
  • Prepare management accounts and VAT returns, or other related reports, when necessary
  • Consideration of all aspects of tax and accounting that affect our clients
  • Liaise with Directors to discuss client matters and to ensure the completion of job is accurate and timely
  • Continually monitor the progress of all jobs and adapt the original plan as required
  • Carry out the management function by assisting with staff management
  • Reporting directly to and working closely with the Directors

We are sure that the Senior Accountant job in Coventry will be the perfect job to be able to expand your knowledge and skillset whilst working alongside the Directors.

Qualities required for the job role include good time management skills, organisational skills, interpersonal skills to build and maintain strong and close-knit relationships with clients and the ability to work to tight deadlines.

The perfect Senior Accountant will be an ACA/ACCA qualified accountant and will have circa 5 years’ experience working within a public practice accountancy firm. You will require outstanding communication skills, along with the ability to lead and motivate others. 

This Senior Accountant job would suit a Senior Accountant looking for their first Manager job looking to move to a forward-thinking and reputable accountancy firm with the opportunity to develop to Senior Manager/Partner level in the future.

To find out about more Senior Accountant jobs in West Midlands please contact us today. Public Practice Recruitment Ltd are specialists in accountancy practice recruitment with over a decade of experience in recruiting within Audit, Accounts, Tax, Corporate Finance, VAT & Employment Tax.

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