Senior Accountant - progression to Director

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Campbell

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Sewell Wallis are delighted to be working with a medium sized accountancy practice who are looking for a Senior Accountant to join their experienced finance team as soon as possible. Our client provide accountancy and taxation services to small and medium businesses across the UK and are looking to further expand their team and services.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to join a firm where they will have a clear career path mapped out from day one to become a Director in the next 5 years. You will have the opportunity to build a team around you and you will be managing different departments across the business.

Our client is not just looking for someone who is good with numbers, they also require someone who is commercially astute as you will be client facing and will have to adapt to your clients needs by thinking outside the box and confidently dealing with any challenges you may face.

Reporting directly to the Partners you will have a team of 8 reporting in to you and your role will include the following responsibilities:-

- Preparing monthly management accounts for businesses ranging from £500k to £15m t/o
- Mentoring and developing a team of 8 juniors
- Corporation tax compliance
- Dealing with payroll and auto enrolment issues
- Review of accounts files done by junior team members
- Dealing with queries from HMRC
- Training clients on computerised accounting software
- Dealing with tax queries

To be considered for this role you must have a strong background working within an accountancy firm and you will be a qualified accountant either ACCA/ACA or CTA. You must have experience managing a team and be someone who isn't afraid to roll their sleeves up and get stuck into detail where necessary.

If you think this is the right opportunity for you then please get in touch with myself or Emma Dugdale to discuss further.

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.