Chichester, West Sussex
£4000 - £30000 per annum
3 days ago
Hays Senior Finance
Boutique firm of accountants seeking Xero Accountant to support 11 year double digit compound growth.
Your new company is a boutique firm of chartered accountants that have embraced the technological accounting era and through 11 years of compound growth exceeding 15%. The firm provides accounting services to a range of sole traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies up to a turnover of £5million, 90% of the firms' are already using Xero.
Your new role will be to take on a portfolio of clients, delivering a premium level of client satisfaction across the full suite of services. Client interaction is at the core of this role and you will become the trusted adviser to a diverse portfolio of SME business. This position has progression as a given, with the longer term plan being to build a team around the successful candidate, that will likely include both semi senior's & bookkeepers and remains in line with the firms current growth projection.
What you'll need to succeed a strong knowledge of Xero and cloud based accounting would be ideal along with a level of technical accounting knowledge and either ACA or ACCA Accounting qualifications or be studying towards completion. The successful applicant will be able to prepare end to end accounts for a variety of businesses from a varying levels of completeness, file the necessary records with HMRC and Companies House and provide a value add advisory service to clients.
A high level of commercial acumen and attention to detail is essential, as well as the desire to constantly over deliver exceptional service.
What you'll get in return - a firm that strikes an exceptional balance between the technological steps cloud accounting has made and the level of service expected from a professional services business. The team is friendly and offices are easily accessible from all major transport links, are open plan in their layout giving a light and airy feel. There is an element of flexible working with the team fit being absolutely key, as a result, this may suit someone with out of work commitments and hours can be agreed to suit with some home working an option. Ultimately, this is an opportunity that combines a firm who embodies exceptional service with the tech advancements in the industry, and a friendly, personable working environment.
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