Senior Accountant

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Chelmsford, Essex - Show Location

£27k - 32k per year

Full-Time / Permanent

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Senior Accountant - VR/22703

Our client, a friendly, modern and approachable firm of Accountants in Chelmsford who provide a full range of accountancy, tax and business services, are currently looking for a new Senior Accountant to join their team.

The full time working hours will be 40 hours a week, 8:30-17:30 (with an hour for lunch), but they offer flexible and home working if necessary.

Key responsibilities of this role:


Processing transactions using cloud-based accounting software, including maintaining the sales and purchase ledgers, nominal ledgers and processing all bank transactions. To include reconciling all balance sheet accounts.Preparation of accounts for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships.Maintaining client books and records on a regular basis, including preparation of VAT returns.Building and maintaining strong relationships with new and existing clients.Report directly to a Manager / Senior Manager.Working and liaising with other members in the team and colleagues in other group businesses as necessary to provide high-quality client service.Ability to multi-task and complete assignments within time constraints and set deadlines.Ability to appropriately train more junior members of staff.
The successful candidate will be:


AAT qualified and ideally studying towards further professional accounting qualifications (ACCA/ACA).A minimum of 2 years of practice experience in a professional accountancy practice.A go-getter; championing your own development and willing to get stuck in.Be team orientated and happy to jump in and help develop more junior staff.An excellent communicator with a flair for dealing with various types and quality of accounting records.
Benefits of this role:


The holiday allowance is 25 days per year plus bank holidays plus 3 days between Christmas and New Year.Our client also has a monthly team get together, in work time and always something non-work related and fully funded by them. Recent team events have included afternoon tea, a trip to Hyde Hall and the Aquapark at Mersea.
Job Offer:


Generous salary (£27-£32k depending on experience and level of qualification).Supportive team.Opportunity for growth.
If this is something you would like to know more details about or you know of anyone that fits the bill either forward this advert to them, send us their details or get in contact with us and we will do the rest. You can recommend as many people as you like via our website and earn a referral fee per candidate we place*. This is an unlimited offer.

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Red Sales .

26 days ago

VR/22703

2031577

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