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16 days ago
Hays Senior Finance
Practice accounts senior AAT qualified "qualified by experience" Southampton area
A leading independent accountancy practice in the Southampton area has a new and exciting opportunity for an experienced, diligent, organised and motivated Accounts Senior to join their busy Accounts team.
Reporting to a qualified Business Advisor, you will be responsible for ensuring all client work assigned to you is dealt with promptly, to a consistently high standard whilst meeting deadlines and within budget. Key responsibilities will include maintaining excellent client relationships at all times, controlling and taking ownership of accounts preparation work for clients assigned to you and planning, reviewing and finalising of accounts preparation assignments including preparation, approval and monitoring of budgets; considered review of trainees' work; finalisation of financial statements and presentation of files to the Director for review.
You will also be involved in preparing tax computations, for sole traders, partnerships, LLP's and Limited companies, monitoring budgets and understanding commercial aspects (billing and collection) and supervising and coaching semi-seniors and trainees.
It is likely that you will be fully AAT qualified or qualified by experience and be able to demonstrate strong up-to-date technical knowledge, including FRS102 and be client focused and commercially aware with the ability to deliver work to a high standard, to tight deadlines and to budget. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build rapport at all levels internally and externally and be able to demonstrate good Excel skills, including competent use of Pivot tables and CSV files to enable work to be done efficiently. Ideally experience in working with IRIS and Xero software for accounts preparation and tax computations would be preferable.
A competitive salary is on offer, dependent on knowledge, skills and experience. We also offer a number of benefits including pension, holiday and life assurance.
If this sounds like the sort of opportunity you are looking for please apply now, and feel free to contact Debbie Stent directly on 07900 224915 for a confidential career discussion.