Accounts Senior

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Public Practice
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28,000 - £42,000
Contact name: Nicola Walker

Contact email: nwalker@sirecruitment.com
Job ref: 19103
Published: about 1 year ago

​Due to continued growth my client is recruiting into their Business Services team. They are looking for a candidate who can commit to a full-time role of 37.5 hours per week.

They are one of the largest Independent Accountancy firms in the North East. Their client base is continually growing, and this has resulted in them looking to expand their team.

Who they are looking for:

  • Ideally a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in an accounting practice,

  • Significant experience of preparation of statutory financial statements for small limited companies

  • Significant experience of preparation of year end accounts for sole traders and partnerships

  • Ability to liaise with clients to arrange accounts preparation and dealing with queries

  • Being able to present a completed file to manager/director for review

  • Ability to working either on site or in the office depending on the nature of the client

  • A good knowledge of the main accounting packages would be expected (Xero, Sage, QuickBooks)

  • This is a dynamic and developing team so strong communication skills are essential as well as the ability to work cohesively with all members of staff

  • Diligent and proactive personality with a drive to provide the highest service levels to clients

In addition, it would be helpful if the candidate had some experience in the following areas:

  • Preparation of charity accounts

  • Audit of small companies and charities

  • Verification of grant claims

  • Assisting clients with the input of opening balance adjustments

  • Competitive salary and benefits package provided.