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Senior Accountant/Manager (Practice)

Job Title: Senior Accountant/Manager (Practice)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Banbury
Industry:
Salary: 40000 - 55000
REF: 10072
Contact Name: Debbie Curtis
Contact Email: debbie@curtisrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior Accountant/Manager to join a general practice in Bicester.

The focus of this role is to provide a professional accountancy service to limited companies, partnerships and sole-traders and supporting Directors in the running of their portfolios and managing junior staff.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Reporting directly to a Director
  • Preparation and review of financial statements and tax returns
  • Identify relevant points for Directors to raise with clients
  • Liaise with clients, providing additional information for their accounts and returns, ensuring accuracy and that deadlines are met
  • Support and mentor trainees and junior staff as required

Essential Qualifications:

  • At least 1-2 years post qualified ACCA/ACA or at least 5 years qualified by experience
  • Ability to demonstrate financial experience
  • Legislatively compliant with the ability to interpret any relevant legislation to clients

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience of working with clients within a busy accountancy practice
  • Some exposure to tax
  • A good working knowledge of accounting systems, ie. Sage, Quickbooks and Xero

The successful candidate will be:

  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
  • A strong but empathic communicator
  • Able to deliver a high quality accountancy service
  • Flexible and willing to visit other offices and clients
  • Confident with IT and networking
  • Experienced in coaching junior colleagues towards professional development

In return, the company offers a generous salary coupled with excellent working conditions and benefits.