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Accounts Senior

Employer
Hays A&F
Location
Wales, Swansea
Salary
£40000.0 - £45000.0 per annum + Negotiable
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Accounting Firm
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CPA

Job Details

Your new company

Working in one of the most progressive Accountancy Practices based in Swansea! This role offers unrivalled progression and would be great for someone who has at least two years working in a Practice environment.


Your new role

  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with relevant financial reporting standards from books and records maintained by the client.
  • Prepare accounting schedules to support the balances and transactions included in the financial statements.
  • Check the work completed, produce review points for junior staff, monitor clearance of queries to ensure it is presentational and technically correct.
  • Calculate more complex areas for sets of accounts completed by junior members of staff.
  • Prepare accounts from records and produce set of financial statements.
  • Produce a short summary on key client issues and the contents of the accounts before passing to the Partner/Director/Senior Manager/Manage
  • Adhere to proper accounting standards.
  • Meet deadlines and time budgets.
  • To assist clients to process financial information.
  • Provide advice and recommendations to clients in relation to financial reporting matters.
  • Complete each assignment as far as possible before passing to the manager for review.
  • Develop and maintain good client relations.
  • Liaise with clients directly or through relevant manager to resolve queries or obtain further information.


What you'll need to succeed

  • 2+ years in an accounting firm
  • Working towards a qualification or fully qualified (salary will represent this)
  • Client focused
  • Two years + experience in an accounting practice.
  • Experience with demonstrable knowledge of producing year-end financial statements, management accounts and completing VAT returns.
  • Strong IT skills including Word, Outlook and Excel, to an intermediate level, for the production of letters and spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of cloud-based accounting systems such as Xero preferred but not essential.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Organised and methodical.
  • Client focussed.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Carrying out tasks with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to operate strict deadlines and handle conflicting priorities.
  • Two years + experience in an accounting practice.
  • Experience with demonstrable knowledge of producing year-end financial statements, management accounts and completing VAT returns.
  • Strong IT skills including Word, Outlook and Excel, to an intermediate level, for the production of letters and spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of cloud-based accounting systems such as Xero preferred but not essential.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Organised and methodical.
  • Client focussed.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Carrying out tasks with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to operate strict deadlines and handle conflicting priorities.



What you'll get in return


  • Excellent Pension
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays, plus the opportunity to buy up to 5 days.
  • Highly Competitive salary scheme
  • Clear Promotion pathway
  • Social team
  • Accredited Investor in People.
  • New and improved programme for Succession planning and supportive management structure to help you realise your potential.
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays, plus the opportunity to buy up to 5 days.
  • Competitive salary.



What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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