Senior Accountant

Job details
  • Job Ref: 1340
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 pa

Job Description

As a Senior Accountant you will:

  • Be studying for a chartered qualification or be ACCA/ACA qualified
  • Have experience working in an accountancy practice
  • Have knowledge or experience in the following areas: Limited Company accounts, Personal and Corporation Tax calculations and VAT calculations.
  • Be highly organised
  • Have experience in reviewing the work of junior members
  • Have excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Have good initiative and the ability to problem solve
  • Have an interest in working in a modern and sociable environment
  • Be a key team player who is looking to gain some managerial experience

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing a portfolio of clients and seeing clients in-house or out of office
  • Reviewing junior team members accounts & tax returns
  • Assisting the Managing Director in keeping on top of deadlines and work programmes for the team
  • Assisting in the accountancy training of junior team members
  • Answering varied accountancy queries from clients by email and phone
  • Managing the performance of a small team of accountants
  • Assisting the continued growth and expansion of the practice

Desired Skills and Expertise

As a Senior Accountant you will:

  • Be a skilled communicator both verbally and written
  • Have the drive and passion to help take the practice forward
  • Be proactive with the interests of the clients

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