Senior Accountant - Leading Independent Firm

AJ Chambers
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
£33,0000 - £38,000 per annum
01 Feb 2019
03 Mar 2019
Senior - BS
Job Role
Professional Membership
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

AJ Chambers are currently seeking a Senior Accountant on behalf of a leading accountancy practice based in Bishop Stortford.

This is an unmissable opportunity for an experienced and technically strong accountant to step up into a role which offers a high level of responsibility at a forward-thinking firm. You will take on a new level of responsibility, assisting in the management of a diverse portfolio and taking lead on the more complex projects within the firm.

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience within a practice environment and ready to take on a mixed role that consists of roughly a 60% Accounts, 20% Audit and 20% Bookkeeping/VAT. This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking a varied role within a firm that is growing rapidly and shows no signs of slowing down.


  • Supervision and preparation of accounts of companies, partnerships and LLP’s
  • Assisting on audits of owner-managed businesses, SMEs and UK subsidiaries of large multinational groups
  • Preparation of tax computations and corporate Tax returns
  • Be the main point of contact and face of the company for clients within the portfolio, nurturing relationships and maintaining a high-level of quality at all times
  • Working alongside managers in assisting the supervision and support of junior team members
  • Attending client gathering or client seminars on an ad-hoc basis


  • ACA/ACCA Newly Qualified or QBE
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Public Practice Accountancy
  • Ideally has experience within Audit however this is not essential
  • Experience with accounts software e.g. Sage, Xero, QuickBooks
  • Knowledge of the areas mentioned in duties, however support will be provided if some experience is lacking
  • Ability to create and manage accounts
  • Able to work in a fast-moving environment to tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills, both internally and externally

For more information on this Senior Accountant role, please either apply directly or contact Caitlan Warne at AJ Chambers.

Senior Accountant – Bishop’s Stortford

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