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Senior Accountant

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Senior Accountant - Westbury

Ref: 1147 Date Posted: Friday 17 May 2019
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Westbury, Wiltshire 

£25,000 - £30,000 Per Annum 

Our client is a small and friendly Accountancy practice based in Westbury and are now seeking a senior accountant to join their team.

They are a dynamic and forward thinking practice growing through acquisition and organic growth, as well as continued investment in the latest technology; working with some of the biggest names in the practice industry (Quickbooks, Xero, Receiptbank). With the automation of data entry, they are able to invest time in developing value added services for clients whilst supporting their client’s businesses.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Company Accounts under FRS 102/105 and the associated corporation tax returns
  • Production of Management Accounts packs
  • Preparation of Sole Trader accounts, partnership accounts and rental accounts, together with personal self-assessment tax returns
  • Ability to train/manage/oversee and review junior staff members work

Candidates required attributes, & skill sets:

  • Extensive Accounting and finance background (practice experience preferred)
  • Exam qualified/part qualified
  • Good up-to-date CPE and knowledge of recent developments in accounting standards
  • Experience of SME's covering a range of industries
  • Computer packages – Quickbooks, Sage & Xero
  • Motivated individual – able to use own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Technical approach to work and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Committed team player
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure
  • Client focused and able to manage a portfolio of clients


  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Friendly and inclusive working environment
  • On-site car parking
  • Workplace Pension
  • Employee reward scheme

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