Senior Accountant

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Aug 2019
Ref
1240766104
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
AJ Chambers are currently recruiting for a leading independent firm of chartered accountants based in Harrow. The growing practice is seeking a talented Accounts Senior. The successful candidate should be able to operate well in a small team and will assist the Directors in enabling the company to grow through good accounting procedures. The firm expect to grow substantially over the next few years so this is a position with real opportunity. In addition to a strong background in finance, the individual will have strong organisational skills, be flexible and have a strong eye for detail. The successful candidate will be someone who has excellent customer service skills with a can do attitude, who is focused and ready to enjoy a challenge. They will have good interpersonal skills, flexibility and enthusiasm. It is essential that the individual be articulate, focused, and excellent at multi-tasking. They must be able to work under pressure and meet challenging deadline dates. Key Tasks: Managing a small team of staff while overseeing all aspects of book-keeping (bank reconciliations, VAT returns, maintaining ledger accounts) to TB level in Sage 50, SageOne & Xero Completing final Accounts for HMRC/Companies House as well as client personal tax returns Overseeing CIS returns and payroll Assisting in any ad-hoc task as and when required Key Skills/Experience: Sage 50 Accounts - advantageous Sage 50 Payroll - advantageous Xero - advantageous Strong Excel skills - essential Previous experience in a similar position - essential Previous experience working in a Public Practice environment - advantageous Excellent organisational skills, the ability to work to tight deadlines, self-motivated with a can do attitude - essential ACA or ACCA Qualified If you are interested in applying for the Senior Accountant position, either apply directly or contact Ben Bennett at AJ Chambers

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