Semi-Senior/ Senior Accountant

Location Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Discipline: Plant Hire
Associated job titles: Administrator
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £23k - 30k per year + DOE
Contact name: Kirsty Sykes

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Job ref: 32491
Published: about 1 month ago

Semi-Senior or Senior Practice Accountant

Our client currently have a vacancy for either Semi-Senior or Senior, dependant on where you are in your career. You can be assured of a very varied role, providing a valuable service to SME's. Whether you are happy at your current level or whether you are career minded and looking for a future Practice Manager and/or Partner position, we would be happy to hear from you.

 Key responsibilities will include:

  • Producing Sole Trader, Partnership and Limited Company accounts
  • Preparation of monthly Management Accounts
  • Taking incomplete records to final accounts production with minimal supervision
  • Statutory accounts preparation
  • Client liaison
  • Self-Assessment Tax Returns
  • VAT Returns and review of junior staff VAT calculations
  • Book-keeping, bank reconciliations and general adhoc duties

Essential requirements:

  • AAT qualified or part-qualified ACCA/ACA
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum three years practice experience
  • Ability to produce high quality, accurate work
  • Experienced in cloud based accounting systems such as Practice Management software, Digita and XERO
  • Strong IT skills, including MS Office

Personality profile:

  • Positive 'can do' attitude
  • Ability to meet deadlines whilst ensuring high standards are met
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Handle conflicting priorities, using initiative to provide solutions
  • Motivated and focused
  • Committed to providing a first class client service
  • Looking for a career in Practice Accountancy


  • Monday to Friday with flexible working hours