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Accounts Senior

Hays Senior Finance
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
GBP40500.0 - GBP43000.0 per annum + 40,500 - 43,000
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details

Your new company

A prestigious accountancy and business advisory firm highly regarded in the UK, have a fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Senior to join their Small Business team.

Your new role

As part of the Small Business team you will be encouraged to develop meaningful relationships with a range of clients, from ambitious entrepreneurial SME's to large multinational groups. Some of your duties will include -

Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual management accounts with little supervision.
Prepare VAT returns.
Prepare year-end audit files for clients with supporting schedules for all balance sheet terms and tax-sensitive profit and loss items.
Maintain and build relationships with clients and ensure that all communications are conducted professionally.
Build trust and connect with clients and targets by listening and showing empathy and patience.
Demonstrate a sound awareness of how the business operates, the commercial environment and its impact on the client's business.
Train junior members on accounts software and other processes critical to their current or future work.
Be responsible for bookkeeping, including preparing, processing and recording bank transactions, processing purchases, sales and general ledger entries for a wide variety of clients, including the group's larger, more complex clients.
Manage information efficiently.
Maintain awareness of risk and deliver high quality documents.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be ACCA/ACA qualified or equivalent, with proven experience of management accounts, and good VAT and corporate tax knowledge. You're proactive with excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and able to build long-lasting relationships with clients. You'll have solid bookkeeping skills and good working knowledge of cloud accounting software, basic knowledge of UK business rules and regulations. Competent in the use of Microsoft Office and all standard in-house packages. Experience of audit file preparation and lialson with audit teams is preferred but not essential.

What you'll get in return

Plenty of opportunities for progression and development in an exciting and varied role.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

You can rely on us to deliver today and help you plan for tomorrow


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