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Qualified Accounts Senior - North London

  • Location: London
  • Salary: bens
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: JHI16885492
  • Recruiter: John Hindley
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Senior Accountant - North London

Are you a qualified Accountant/Senior Accountant currently in Practice with strong interpersonal skills, who is looking for a client facing role within a growing Accountancy practice in North London?

A well respected and modern 30 staff firm, based in the North London is looking to recruit a Senior to join their dynamic Accounts Team with the potential to progress in time to become part of the Senior Management team as a future partner.

This is a busy role for someone with strong organisational skills; you will manage your own portfolio of clients, preparing accounts for some of the firm's larger clients as well as acting as first point of contact for clients and reporting directly to partners.


  • Review work diligently from junior team members and provide constructive feedback in a mentor like fashion
  • Preparation of statutory accounts and VAT returns 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

The successful applicant will be:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written
  • Able to work in UK without sponsorship
  • Current experience within a practice
  • ACA 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
  • 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

If you are ACA or ACCA qualified with experience producing statutory accounts within a practice environment for numerous clients and the role is relevant to your career history and ongoing future development, please apply immediately:

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