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Accounts Senior in Europe - UK

  • Russell King Associates
  • Full time
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  • Europe - UK
  • 22/08/2017
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The Opportunity - Top 50 Accountancy Practice 

My client is currently seeking a newly qualified Senior to join their accounts team. Working within a dynamic team you will be responsible for the preparation of management accounts and statutory accounts (limited companies and LLP’s), sole traders and partnerships for our clients across a variety of industries. You will also handle all aspects of the client’s portfolio’s financial and personal affairs, as per their needs.


The Role

  • Assisting with the maintenance and review of accounting records raising issues to relevant Managers
  • Review work diligently from junior team members and provide constructive feedback in a mentor like fashion
  • Preparation of VAT returns and EC Sales Lists for manager review and client approval
  • Ensure good relationships with both internal and external clients
  • Liaising directly with clients in a timely and professional manner
  • Assisting with management reporting and annual accounting compliance by preparing accounts and reports
  • Solid technical, working knowledge on new UK GAAP (FRS 102)
  • Delegates clear instructions, objectives and deadlines to junior team members
  • Work effectively and efficiently on multiple jobs under time and budget constraints
  • Assist with managing the expectations of partners and other key staff across the practice to ensure work and projects are completed within reasonable and realistic timeframes
  • Correspond with clients to resolve any queries or issues
  • Problem solving – Highlight any work or project delivery issues to partners and key staff
  • Work closely with other teams within the firm to assist in ensuring seamless delivery of work


Your Experience

  • Prior experience within a practice
  • Newly ICAEW or ACCA qualified
  • Previous experience with software packages including Sage, Quickbooks and Caseware is a bonus
  • Basic understanding of corporation tax is advantageous but not essential


Who You Are

  • ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Exceptional, effective and appropriate communication skills both verbal and written
  • Frequently seeks feedback on own performance, is able to respond positively to constructive criticism, pursues ways to develop own skills further and strives for additional responsibility
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times and remain mindful of sensitive issues
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A solid team player with a strong ability to work in a team environment as well as being a self-starter with the ability to work well using own initiative
  • Demonstrates high levels of commitment and flexibility, actively offering assistance to other colleagues and takes ownership for own tasks assigned
  • Strong ability to cope in a fast paced environment, taking responsibility for own workload and working closely with manager and wider team / firm to deliver quality work to agreed, often tight, deadlines and timescales


Additional Information

  • Hours:          9.30am – 5.30pm



Russell King Associates

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