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Senior Accountant (Practice)

Job Title: Senior Accountant (Practice)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Crawley, West Sussex
Salary: £65000 per annum + great benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ASH16316WC_1507305741
Contact Name: Will Cusack
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

A busy accountancy practice is seeking an experienced and qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) to help ensure and supervise the provision of high quality accounts preparation services to their varied clients.

The role is paying up to £65,000 plus benefits including a 9% pension and 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

Candidates with experience of mergers, acquisitions and restructures will be preferred.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

* Preparing and reviewing accounts to agreed internal deadlines following completion by junior staff and reacting to any escalations.
* Advising clients on corporate tax issues.
* Reviewing client KPIs and building strong business relationships with clients.
* Managing clients' expectations and ensuring all client queries are appropriately responded to.
* Occasional travel to meet with clients.

Essential experience/qualifications:

* ACCA or ACA qualified (more than 10 years of post-qualified experience ideally).
* Many years of experience preparing financial statements and accounts preparation in a small/medium practice environment.
* Experience with Sage, Quickbooks and Xero accounting software ideal.
* Good tax experience also essential.
* Managing staff or mentoring junior colleagues.

If you believe that you have the skills and experience to succeed in a role of this nature and you match the criteria above please send me your current CV and covering letter with ASH16316WC in the subject line of the email.

The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.