Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Truro
Salary: 25000 - 30000
Reference: Senior Accountant
Contact Name: Halle Manley
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 17, 2021 11:50

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a qualified and experienced accountant into our fast-growing accountancy division. This is a great opportunity for an experienced individual to enjoy a permanent uplift in their career trajectory that is hard to achieve elsewhere.

You will work with a vibrant team of individuals with a diverse skillset who are passionate about delivering an excellent level of service to our clients.

The key responsibilities of the role are:

    • Preparing accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies from initial
      stages to review and finalisation;
    • Preparing and finalising self-assessment and corporation tax returns;
    • Preparing interim management accounts for clients;
    • Reviewing work prepared by junior members of staff;
    • Liaising with clients and team members on a variety of accountancy and commercial
    • Performing ad-hoc tasks to meet the needs of our clients.


The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following essential skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience working within a private practice environment;
  • Experience preparing accounts and tax returns for sole traders, partnership and limited
  • A track record of successfully managing a client portfolio, delivering excellent standards
    of service to meet client needs;
  • Part/Full ACA/ACCA qualification;
  • Qualified AAT with the right experience will be considered;
  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a team;
  • Experience managing junior staff members is not essential, but an added bonus;
  • And eye for detail and the ability to think outside the box in finding solutions for client
  • Knowledge of Xero and TaxCalc favourable. Knowledge of Excel a must.
    Further training support and rapid progression is available for ambitious individuals willing to
    excel in the role.

Everybody at Hive enjoys bespoke flexible working arrangements due to our cloud-based setup and facilities within the Innovation Centre in Truro. Take a look at our Join the Team page for the many other benefits of working at Hive.