Senior Accountant

  • Location

    Royston, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Accountant Practice

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + study

  • Contact:

    Cara Whyte

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Hays Senior Finance

Qualified or part-qualified accountant required for modern firm South Cambridge. Free parking & study support

Hays Accountancy Practice are recruiting for a modern, dynamic Accountancy Firm south of Cambridge. The role will primarily involve contributing to the provision of audit, year-end accounting and taxation compliance and other ad-hoc services to a wide range of clients, working within a small team of trainees and qualified staff.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supervise audit and accounting Junior team members and provide on-the-job training.
  • Delegate work effectively and efficiently to allow jobs to be completed within budget.
  • Ensure team is aware of budget and timeframe within planning meeting.
  • Delivery of client work to meet monthly and annual reporting deadlines.
  • Provide timely, consistent and constructive feedback on an informal basis and using team appraisal forms.
  • Develop good working relationships with clients and team members.
  • Plan and complete jobs.
  • Deal with complex corporation tax issues and preparation of returns to HMRC.
  • Be able to talk about other services the Firm can offer which may be of interest to the client (subject to regulatory constraints in relation to audit clients).
  • Preparation of year-end accounts for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships, together with associated tax compliance work.
  • Complete all aspects of the audit file (as assigned on a job by job basis).
  • On site supervision of small and medium sized entity audit assignments, overseeing audit team and reporting to Manager/Partner.
  • Clear Manager / Assistant Manager review points raised.
  • Providing assistance to Manager/Partner with accounting function set-up and reporting processes, budgeting and forecasting, trouble-shooting and training for clients.
  • Be involved in planning and preparing budgets.
  • Check in and out files / sections of files.

Salary and Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Free on site parking
  • Study support
  • Career progression

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