Senior Accountant

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
Chelmsford, Essex
Salary
£35,000 - £42,000 (DOE)
Posted
26 May 2021
Closes
25 Jun 2021
Job Role
Accountant
Professional Membership
AAT, ACA (ICAEW), ACCA
Seniority Level
Senior
Contract Type
Permanent

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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