Senior Accountant

AJ Chambers
Chelmsford, Essex
£35,000 - £42,000 (DOE)
26 May 2021
25 Jun 2021
Job Role
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type

AJ Chambers are working closely with a modern, well-established growing firm of chartered accountants, that are looking to appoint a Senior Accountant in Chelmsford.

This position is available due to succession planning within the firm and significant growth of the client base, even during Covid-19. The Partners are looking for someone capable and client-focused, with ambitions to achieve Manager and possibly Director levels within the next 3-6 years. You may be newly qualified or have a year or two post qualified experience but cannot see the opportunity for progression or promotion.

Remuneration Package - Senior Accountant:

  • Competitive Salary - up to £42,000
  • 25 Day Holiday
  • Flexible working hours
  • Professional support, development, and training and paid for CPD courses
  • Modern and progressive working environment with plenty of scope for progression and learning opportunities
  • Other benefits including PerkBox etc

Senior Accountant - Core Duties:

  • Complete sets of accounts, working from source documents/records to final accounts for review by the appropriate Manager or Partner
  • Dealing with a varied client portfolio including OMBs, advertising, retail, construction, contractors etc.
  • Calculate accruals and prepayments and supporting schedules
  • Prepare and check fixed asset registers
  • Xero user who can assist the team with queries together with clients as and when required
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns and self-assessment returns.
  • Developing relationships with clients with a view to becoming their primary point of contact for any initial accounts, tax or VAT queries
  • Attend client meetings
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
  • Team management, identifying any training needs and providing guidance to junior team members ensuring cohesion amongst the close-knit team
  • Work with a variety of systems including

For further information on the Senior Accountant role, please apply direct or contact Scott Golding from AJ Chambers Recruitment.

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