Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 3776379_1581692946
Contact Name: Cara Whyte
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 14, 2020 15:09

Job Description

Practice accountant job with regional accountancy practice in Colchester

A new opportunity has arisen for a qualified Accountant to join the team within a leading regional accountancy practice in Colchester.

In this role you will manage a portfolio of clients incorporating companies, partnerships and sole traders. The portfolio will be made up of general business and private clients. Within your portfolio you will be responsible for reviewing accounts, business tax computations and personal tax returns. You will have responsibility for all aspects of client work and will help us develop the junior members of our team. You will provide support to the partner/manager team and will have the opportunity to get involved in business development activity.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing the draft accounts for companies, partnerships and sole traders.
  • Reviewing corporation and partnership tax computations and returns.
  • Reviewing individual tax returns.
  • Managing workload and client expectations.
  • Working within budgets set at the planning stage.
  • Overseeing junior staff in the preparation of accounts and tax returns, providing training where required and assisting with their development.
  • Ensuring the efficient use of appropriate software packages internally and supporting clients' accounting systems.

Personal Specification

  • Experience within a similar Practice role
  • Qualified (ACA, ACCA) or close to qualification.

In return you will offered a competitive salary and benefits package and will have support to establish your career at a pace that suits you both personally and professionally.

Please apply on line or contact Cara Whyte at Hays for more information

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