Rutherford Briant are recruiting for an Audit & Accounts Senior in Chelmsford. Our client is a leading regional firm who are looking to add an experienced candidate to it's vibrant and dynamic team. the role will involve reporting to a Partner, whilst aiding with the development of more junior staff. The main responsibilities of the role will include: Leading Audits all the way from planning stage to Partner review. Assisting Managers and Partners, whilst leading a varied portfolio. To develop and maintain excellent client relationships and become a regular contact point for them. To prepare financial statements for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. To prepare Management Accounts and the ability to interpret and communicate fluctuations in financial performance. ¬. Leading and managing a team of part-qualified staff, with responsibility for training and development. The successful candidate will be fully ACA/ACCA qualified. They will have a strong knowledge of Accounts and Audit with experience of Managing a team within a Practice environment. The ideal candidate will also possess strong leadership and communication skills.