Accounting Services Senior Associate

Job Title: Accounting Services Senior Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Reference: 3521233_1557937862
Contact Name: Tamsen Ziegler
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 15, 2019 17:31

Job Description

Senior Associate required for one of the Big 4 Firms in central Leeds.

Your new company
One of the world's leading accountancy firms seek to appoint a Senior Associate within their Accountancy Services team.

Your new role
The Senior Associate responsibilities will include:

Working on a portfolio of clients/ad hoc projects for the provision of:

  • Monthly and quarterly management accounts.
  • Statutory financial statements.
  • Consolidated financial statements.
  • Ad hoc secondments to clients to undertake the preparation of year end financial statements and special accounting projects.

What you'll need to succeed

Qualified or part qualified ACA or ACCA with proven experience in professional practice or industry environment.

Candidates must also demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Highly professional attitude to providing a quality service in a deadline environment.
  • Strong accounting skills and technical knowledge on financial reporting matters.
  • Strong client relationship skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral).
  • Very good working knowledge of UK GAAP and some awareness of US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Some knowledge of cross border VAT and P11D issues.
  • Awareness of importance of risk management (client acceptance, independence, money laundering) issues.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in changing client demand environment.
  • IT literate, ideally with some experience of accounting packages and good Excel spreadsheet skills.
  • Self-motivated and have a willingness to enhance their technical knowledge.

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