Account Senior

25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP35000/annum
25 Aug 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Services Senior

Salary: GBP22,000 - GBP28,000 dependant on experience

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ACA/ACCA qualified Senior accountant to join a well-established join accountancy firm in their Stoke office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for building and continuing to build a sound professional relationship with clients at a senior level and delivering the highest standard of service at all times.


• To efficiently prepare the following to a good standard ready for Manager/Partner review:

• Statutory accounts including group structures and the associated Corporation Tax computations

• Unincorporated accounts and the associated self assessment tax

• Management accounts with appropriate narrative, ratio analysis and any bespoke client requirements

• Ad-hoc accounts assignments such as completion accounts for business sales

• To provide a competent bookkeeping service to clients including assistance with day to day queries, any significant issues, software matters etc

• To work confidently at clients' premises on a variety of matters

• To deal with client requests relating to HMRC, PAYE and VAT matters with minimal input from Manager

• To efficiently plan jobs for preparation for self as well as others including Technicians and trainee staff

• To proactively provide appropriate training and supervision to trainee staff such as Apprentices

• To advise clients on basic accounting and tax matters

• To manage a small portfolio of clients with minimal input from Manager/Partner including managing work flow, preparation, review, meeting the client, invoicing the work and meeting statutory deadlines

• To monitor WIP and raise bills for approval by the appropriate Manager

• To proactively identify added value items for the client and highlight to Partner/Manager as appropriate

• To attend prospective client meetings with Partner/Manager and contribute accordingly

• Support Partner/Manager in existing client relationships and play a key role in maintaining these relationships

• To take the lead relationship with the Partner in new client relationships

• To deal with client day to day queries in an efficient manner with minimal input from Manager/Partner


• Minimum qualification requirement will be ACA/ACCA (nearly qualified will be considered). CPE appropriate to the qualification should be maintained

• Good knowledge of corporation tax, self assessment tax and VAT and the impact on accounts and clients' overall affairs

• iXBRL tagging, reviewing and submitting to HMRC of relevant documentation

• Good knowledge of the statutory and technical aspects concerning a set of limited company accounts

• Ability to use and learn software and systems used by Commercial Services used for preparation of accounts/tax as well as the ability to train and instruct staff on relevant systems and software including Microsoft Office software

• Excellent knowledge of Sage in order to assist and advise clients accordingly

• You may from time to time be required to attend courses (internal and external) outside the usual update courses in order to aid you in the capacity to fulfil your role

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