Accounts Senior
Exeter

Accounts Senior

Ref: 794| Posted: 2nd Dec 2019

Accounts Senior– Exeter, Devon

We are currently looking for an experienced Accounts Senior to join an Accountancy Practice based in Exeter, Devon.

Our client is currently looking for an ACA qualified or part qualified Accountant to join their growing team based in Exeter, with a focus on Solicitor Accounts Rules.

As an Accounts Senior you will be:

  • Planning, carrying out and carrying out Solicitors Accounts Rules (SAR) testing, on-site and in the office
  • Leading the SAR team on-site, ensuring audit procedures are adhered to fully
  • Dealing with the completion of annual accounts and tax computations, for both incorporated and un-incorporated businesses with up to £5M turnover
  • Dealing with the completion and submission of self-assessment tax returns for Business Services clients
  • Ensuring that accounting records for clients are maintained and kept up to date
  • Dealing with the completion of quarterly VAT returns
  • Dealing with the completion of sub-contractors returns and ensuring that CIS requirements are met
  • Comply with internal policies and procedures, ethical standards and regulatory requirements
  • Drafting correspondence for clients; liaising with HMRC, by telephone and email
  • Providing varied administrative and business set-up services for clients
  • Supervising, and supporting the work of less experienced team members
  • Training student staff 

Experience and skills required for the Accounts Senior role:

  • AAT qualified or qualified by experience
  • Sound knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules
  • Familiarisation with solicitor software
  • Experienced in accounts preparation for partnerships/LLPs and limited companies
  • Applicants should be accurate, analytical and methodical in their approach to work
  • Able to work independently and demonstrate initiative in delivering an excellent service to clients
  • Experience of electronic accounting packages
  • Familiarisation with personal and business tax regulations, plus VAT and PAYE
  • Proficient in MS Office 2007 (ie. Excel, Word, Outlook), Sage, Xero and QBO
  • Calm and efficient under pressure, with the ability to respond to client enquires promptly, accurately and efficiently
  • Confident, professional and team orientated in approach

In return for your skills, you will receive a competitive salary depending on your experience and some great company benefits.

If you have the above experience, please submit your CV for the Accounts Senior role.

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Please note we regret that due to the high volume of CV's received we cannot give individual feedback to candidates, if you are not contacted within 5 working days of submitting your CV please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

First 2 Recruit Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to a policy of treating all its employees and job applicants equally regardless of race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age or perceived age, marital or civil partnership status or disability.