Accounts Senior

  • Full Time
  • Newark

The accounts senior is responsible for undertaking the preparation of client accounts and assisting with the provision of a comprehensive accounting and business advisory service to clients; and also for contributing significantly to the on the job development of technicians and trainees.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. The preparation of client accounts, up to final stage dependent on the complexity of the business, for approval/ signing off by their manager or director.
  2. To review the work they are undertaking and refer to their manager/director any tax compliance issues or opportunities for cross selling of other services within the group.
  3. To develop and maintain a good working relationship with clients to gain their respect, and to know their own limitations in advising the client on accounting and tax matters.
  4. To assist with on the job training of technicians and trainees whilst at the same time meeting work priorities.
  5. To promptly report to their manager/director any concerns which may affect the firm’s client relationship e.g. money laundering, unethical business practice, complaints etc.
  6. To respect client confidentiality and report any issues which may affect client relationships to their senior/manager.

Person Specification:

  1. Must be AAT or ACA or ACCA qualified or qualified by experience e.g. approx. 3 years general practice experience.
  2. Must be able to prepare accounts to final stage.
  3. Must be able to demonstrate effective client inter-personal skills.
  4. Must be able to actively manage own workloads and take responsibility for own development.
  5. Must possess IT skills to operate in-house programmes and prepare and develop spreadsheets as necessary.
  6. Must be fully conversant with accounts preparation programmes.
  7. Must possess a good working knowledge of accounting standards and the accounting provisions of the Companies Act.

Tagged as: Accounts, Newark, Senior

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