Senior Accountant required to move into a Junior Management role leading a small team to success

St Ives, Cambridgeshire
In the range of £28k - £40k dependent on experience and skill set
11 Sep 2017
11 Oct 2017
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Senior Accountant job in Cambridgeshire

We are working with one of our key clients to find an experienced Senior Accountant for their prestigious accountancy firm in St. Ives. This Senior Accountant job in St. Ives is suitable for an ACCA/ACA qualified accountant currently working in a public practice accountancy firm. It presents an ideal opportunity to join a high-profile Cambridgeshire based practice with excellent future growth prospects. 

This leading accountancy firm has a reputation for its service excellence and operates from a network of multiple offices spanning the wider Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire and Suffolk area. Clients include a range of industries and business entities of all size, with specific expertise in Construction, Manufacturing, Farming & Retail. The service offering includes Business growth advisory as well as the more traditional Audit, Tax and Accountancy services.

Due to recent unprecedented growth, they now require a client focused qualified accountant to manage an established quality portfolio of clients, with the additional ability to lead a small team. This is a key role within the firm and presents a unique opportunity to be part of the ongoing success of an ambitious but friendly practice. 

The main responsibilities for this Senior Accountant job include: 

  • Accounts preparation for Limited companies, Sole traders, Partnerships, LLP's & Charities 
  • Some External Audit delivery (less than 10% of workload)
  • Reviewing the work of more junior members of staff 
  • Training and mentoring of Junior, and Part Qualified Accountants
  • Managing a diverse portfolio of clients 
  • Meeting with clients
  • Working closely with the Partners to develop the client portfolio and the practice 

The perfect Senior Accountant will be ACCA/ACA qualified with a minimum of four years' experience of working within a busy public practice accountancy firm. Leadership skills are important for this role as the successful Senior Accountant will be managing, developing and supporting the existing team. You will also need to be commercially astute and able to communicate readily with Business Owners as well as professional Finance Directors. 

This role would suit a Senior Accountant looking to progress into a more supervisory position or an existing Senior Accountant looking to join a public practice accountancy firm that will enable them to reach their full future potential. With the potential to be part of a fresh thinking, growth focused practice, as well as a fantastic team culture, this job should not be missed. 

To find out about more Senior Accountant & Qualified Accountant jobs in St. Ives please contact us today. 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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