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Job

Senior Accountant

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £27000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chloe Wilford

  • Contact email:

    chloe.wilford@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CW/9818_1603899522

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

A well established and growing professional practice on the outskirts of Leeds, seek an ambitious and capable Senior Accountant to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a business that is experiencing a positive period of expansion and have grown year on year without exception. As such they can offer career progression and will consciously promote from within wherever possible. The role will mainly focus on accounts preparation but will be a very varied role.

The role will report directly into one of the partners who has responsibility of overseeing the accounts preparation function of the team. This role would suit an ambitious candidate with a solid foundation of accounting skills gained within a practice setting - if you have also used the Xero accounting system this would be advantageous.

The ideal candidate will be able to work as part of a team and also on their own initiative. You will be able to maintain and develop relationships with a wide ranging client base and will have responsibility for the accounts function for a portfolio of clients from start to finish.

Key responsibilities of the role will be:-

- Preparation of limited company accounts and corporation tax computations.
- Preparation of accounts for sole traders and partnerships.
- Assisting with consolidations and cash flow statements.
- Preparation of personal tax returns.
- Preparation and review of VAT returns and dealing with VAT queries.
- Preparation of management accounts - accruals, prepayments and year end adjustments.
- Dealing with general business queries from clients.

The ideal candidate will:-

- Be part qualified ACA/ACCA - there is potential for study support.
- Have previous experience of working within a practice environment.
- Have previous experience of working with the Xero accounting software.
- Have excellent communication skills and be able to liaise at all levels.
- Want to develop and progress within a growing, modern practice where training and support is provided.

For more information please contact Chloe Wilford

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions www.sewellwallis.co.uk

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions www.sewellwallis.co.uk