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Senior Accountant

Employer
Michael Page
Location
Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Salary
GBP33000 - GBP38000 per annum
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Sector
Accounting - practice
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

We are partnering with a leading independent practice who are looking to recruit a Senior Accountant to join as a pivotal hire into their growing Accounts team. The firm has grown organically and sustained positive growth over the last year and they are looking to complement their growth with a new Accounts professional.

Client Details

The firm's clients range in size; from small sole traders to large businesses with multi-million-pound turnover. The successful individual will carve an influential role; playing a major part in the future development of the firm, whilst joining a team where every staff member has an opportunity to make a real difference. The firm encourages and fosters an ethos of quality service across the entire business, where individuals are developed to achieve their potential and career goals.

Description

The key responsibilities for this Senior Accountant position:

  • Preparing management accounts and year-end accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies;
  • Dealing with different sized companies within wide sector varieties;
  • Completion of accounts to director review stage;
  • Liaising with clients to resolve queries and offer accounting advice;
  • Act as the main point of contact within the firm for clients, keeping them informed of progress in relation to all aspects of service delivery and maintaining regular contact with them.
  • Prepare end-of-year reports, statements, and business and personal tax compliance;
  • Assist with end of year audit preparation;
  • Develop, retain and motivate junior members of staff and assist in the management of the overall Business Services team on a day-to-day basis;
  • Meeting clients face to face, ensuring representation of the business is completed to a professional standard; and
  • VAT returns.

Profile

In order for candidates to be successful when applying for this Senior Accountant role, you must be:

  • At least 3 years' experience of working in a varied general practice role and will be ACCA/ACA Qualified or at the final stages of their studies. QBE will also be acceptable for the right candidate;
  • Proficient in Sage Accounts Production, Sage Line 50, Xero, Quickbooks and all Microsoft software products
  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels;
  • A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships;
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving and delivering client solutions; and
  • Strong team-working skills; and
  • Be a motivated individual and able to work alone or as part of a team.

Job Offer

  • Highly competitive salary (dependent on experience);
  • Great Benefits;
  • Progression and development; and
  • Leadership and strategy responsibilities

Company

Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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