Accounts Senior - Top 10 Firm - Leeds

SI Recruitment
14 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017
Job role
A top 10 firm of national accounts are looking for an Accounts Senior to join their Leeds office.

The successful candidate will deliver a high standard of professional service to a wide range of clients through the provision of accounts preparation services. Work should be performed with minimal supervision.

Job Role

  • To work within the existing accounts preparation team preparing accounts for a variety of sole trader, partnership and incorporated businesses from a mixture of both manual and computerised source records. The position may include travel to clients own premises.
  • To prepare management accounts for clients to within a specified timeframe.
  • To work within a budget to prepare for the manager a fully cross referenced file and financial statements for their review.
  • To assist clients on an ad hoc basis with bookkeeping services and preparation of VAT Returns.
  • Ensure manager review points are satisfactorily cleared.
  • Communicate with clients in a professional and confident manner and to manage the day to day relationship with the client.
  • Communicate with other departments (e.g. tax) and pass on all relevant information.
  • Assist in the department with any additional ad hoc duties and queries.
  • To maintain time records and appraisal records.
  • Person Specification

  • Newly or nearly ACCA/ACA qualified, or AAT qualified (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience of preparing accounts.
  • Experience of SAGE and a good understanding of and ability to use Microsoft Excel.
  • To be able to take ownership of their own work and have good time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • To have the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Salary negotiable depending on skills and experience.

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