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Accountant

About the role

Our client is a forward thinking accountancy practice and they pride themselves in offering high levels of customer care and their priority is to build long term relationships with their clients.

We are seeking a technically strong Senior Accountant to join this well-established practice.

The candidate will need to be outgoing and able to develop relationships with clients, as well as being analytical.

As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing financial statements for a portfolio of clients who will be sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

One of the positions will be based between the Sunderland and South Shields Office. The other will be based in Bishop Auckland.

Salary: £35,000 - £42,000

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare annual financial statements

  • Prepare self-assessment tax returns and company tax returns

  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns which may include bookkeeping

  • Provide support to junior members of staff

  • Meeting and liaising with clients

Requirements:

  • ACA or ACCA Qualification Preferred

  • 5+ Years of experience working in practice

  • Strong technical accounting skills

  • Experience with financial statement preparation and analysis

  • Excellent Communication Skills

  • Ability to undertake Client Meetings

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

  • VAT knowledge

  • Experience in preparing self-assessment tax returns

  • Strong IT skills are required, due to the practice continuing to move forward in a digital age

  • Knowledge of Sage, Xero and QuickBooks are preferred but not essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career in accounting within a growing practice and a supportive environment.

If you are interested in the role click “Apply Now” and a member of our team will be in touch.

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