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Senior Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Kendal, England, Cumbria
GBP40000.0 - GBP50000.0 per annum + Up to £60000
Closing date
7 May 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Your new firm
This established and market leading chartered accountancy firm is seeking to appoint a new qualified senior accountant into their Kendal office. This role has come around following an extended period of organic company growth, presenting an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and committed candidate to join an experienced team of accounting experts. Overall, this is a fantastic choice for a candidate seeking to join a firm that makes your career their priority, with the possibility to rise through the ranks and join the senior leadership team in the future.
Your new role
In your accounts senior job role, you will be responsible for preparing year-end, management accounts, VAT and taxreturns, supporting the partner with a diverse portfolio of corporate andnon-for-profit clients. This will eventually transition into your own portfolioof clients which you will then be responsible for growing. Day-to-day dutieswill also include taking an active role in supporting the more junior traineeswithin the firm, providing on the job training further down the line. This is avaried role, meaning there is the additional opportunity get involved withaudits and other financial business requirements as well as your accounts work.You will also be required to develop strong client knowledge and represent thefirm professionally to build strong client relationships.
What you'll need to succeed
The firm is seeking a professional senioraccountant who possesses previous experience within practice, preparingstatutory accounts, management accounts, tax and VAT return as well as someexposure to training junior team members. You will be ACA/ACCA qualified. Tosucceed in this role, you will need strong knowledge of accountancy softwarewhilst being keen to learn and progress professionally within the firm, whichwill allow you to benefit from the comprehensive support on offer.
What you'll get in return
This Kendal based senior accounts role isan excellent opportunity to join a highly reputable accountancy firm with amodern outlook that will directly benefit your professional development withample growth opportunities to help you reach the top. The organisation willoffer you a competitive salary of up to £50,000 (depending onexperience/qualifications) which includes a generous holiday package of 25 days+ 8 bank holidays. Additionally, the package offers an array of flexibleschemes and internal benefits including free parking, a 37-hour week, andflexible working hours to support your working arrangements and help maintain ahealthy work life balance.
What you need to do now
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