Senior Accountant

AJ Chambers
Ipswich, Suffolk
£34,000 - £39,000
17 Jul 2020
16 Aug 2020
Job Role
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

AJ Chambers are currently representing a Top 100 firm who are seeking a Senior Accountant for their Ipswich office. This highly reputable and long-established firm offers excellent opportunities for progression and a generous remuneration package.

We are looking to speak with a commercially minded accountant, with considerable statutory/management accounts experience. You may be qualified or qualified by experience, but you will be client focused.

The Role

  • As a Senior Accountant, you will be required to work closely and support senior members of the team in the timely delivery of services
  • You will work independently and be accountable for the delivery of the project to the manager for review, being the first point of contact for our clients throughout the project
  • In addition to accounting capabilities, you will analyse client data, make recommendations and talk credibly to clients on the issues they face such as current trading position, future outlook and legislative changes

Day-to-day duties include:

  • Review and management of management accounts process for individual and groups of companies to timetables agreed with client including if needed calculation of adjusting entries
  • Preparation of statutory accounts under UK GAAP and other accounting frameworks
  • Preparation of consolidations and cash flows for yearend statutory accounts
  • Prepare year end accounting files ready for audit either by internal or external auditors
  • Proactive analysis of client data and communication directly with client e.g. current issues, future trading, relevant legislative change
  • Organises work efficiently to meet project deadlines and client expectations
  • Network with clients, attending seminars and events

The Candidate

  • Strong experience in preparing statutory accounts and some experience within management accounts
  • A minimum of 3-4 years’ experience gained within an accountancy or practice or similar professional services firm
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to delegate duties to staff, sharing knowledge and providing guidance as needed


For more information on this Senior Accountant position, please contact Scott Golding at AJ Chambers.