Accounts Senior

Guildford, Surrey (GB)
02 Nov 2021
02 Dec 2021
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Excellent opportunity to work as part of the Accounts team, assisting with various accounting tasks in an advisory capacity to a range of clients (including financial accounts, management accounts and bookkeeping) within a dynamic multi-disciplinary accountancy and business advisory practice operating from offices in Guildford, Surrey
Accounts Senior within a dynamic multi disciplanary firm.

Accounts Senior - About the Role

  • Preparation of financial accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, groups, charities and academies  
  • Preparing year end working paper files and assisting auditors
  • Preparation of monthly or quarterly management accounts including posting journals of accruals, prepayments, depreciation and payroll. Preparation of control reconciliations and analytical review schedules.
  • Maintenance of client’s accounting records and reconciliations including bookkeeping, processing of client data and dealing with queries. 
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Working at clients’ premises on their computer systems, liaising with the bookkeeper/director to prepare accounts and discuss results.

The successful Accounts Senior will have:

•    ACCA/ACA qualified

•    Minimum 4 years’ experience in an accountancy practice

•    Good level of knowledge of accounting standards essential

•    Experience of working on consolidated and Charities’ accounts desirable

•    Experience of CCH Accounts Production, and Xero Software desirable

•    Good IT knowledge and skills, particularly Excel

Accounts Senior- Benefits

Benefits include flexible working hours, healthcare & pension as well as continued training support if required

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days, please assume that you have not been successful.

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