Accounts Senior - Excellent Top 20 Accountancy Practice

  • Michael Page - Finance
  • Ashford, Ashford, Kent, UK
  • Sep 13, 2017
Full time Accounts Senior

Job Description

Accounts Senior - Ashford - Managing a commercial portfolio of regionally held accounts clients. Leading on your own portfolio, you will form part of the accounts team in servicing clients in addition to ensuring that new business opportunities are sought.

Client Details

This highly successful firm of accountants, with offices in Ashford, is undergoing positive growth and acts for wide ranging clients in sector and turnovers and provides a superb environment to gain more responsibility, client contact and progress in your accounting career.


Key responsibilities for this Accounts Senior role based in Ashford are:

To perform the firm's review and completion procedures on statutory accounts, management accounts and VAT returns, liaising with the client/director where required to ensure successful completion

Assist with tax compliance, corporation tax computations and general VAT issues

Build and maintain consultative client relationships and to practise the principles of excellent client service at all times

To provide close support to the managers within the team, providing answers to clients or other team members on technical issues and accounting processes

Completing basic tax computations for clients

Composing correspondence to clients, tax office, registrar of companies and others

Undertaking specific accounting projects for clients as required


Successful candidates for this Accounts Senior role based in Ashford will have:

A good understanding of UK financial reporting requirements and good confidence in accounts preparation

Ability to produce/process complex management accounts and forecasts

Excellent IT skills, experience with Xero/Cloud Accounting would be advantageous

Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness and to add value

Strong oral and written communication skills

Well organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated team player you will have a thorough and systematic approach to work

Ability to work independently and to manage own workload

Well-developed people skills to relate to clients and colleagues

Good organisational and time management skills

Strong accounts production skills

Job Offer

Competitive Salary, experience depending
Good benefits package
Established team to work with
Career Progression
Flexible working