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Senior Accountant

  • Location:

    City of Newport

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accounts

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    St David Recruitment Services

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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​Senior Accountant
Full time, permanent

Our client, one of the largest independent Accountancy Practices in Wales, are currently recruiting!
The team provide a range of audit, taxation and business advisory services to a varied portfolio of clients. As well as individuals, SMEs and small entities such as sole-traders and partnerships, the firm also manages the affairs of some large businesses with complex, technical requirements.

The Senior Accountant will need to prepare statutory Financial Statements for Audit Exempt Limited Companies, prepare management accounts and VAT returns for clients both at client’s premises and back at office, and build client relationships.

•Preparation and completion of Limited Company accounts.
•Preparation of management accounts.
•Preparation of VAT Returns under different VAT schemes.
•Dealing with ad hoc queries raised by clients.
•Experience with Xero, Sage Line 50 and other products.
•Ability to reconcile all control accounts.
•Understanding of Companies Act disclosures for Financial Statements.
•Ability to work unsupervised.

Person Specification:
•AAT Qualified or ACCA qualified/part qualified.
•At least 5 years’ experience in an accountancy organisation/industry preparing non audit company accounts.
•Previously worked in accountancy practice or industry preparing management accounts and VAT returns.
•Preparing audit exempt financial statements.
•Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
•Knowledge of Xero.
•Ability to deal with tasks on a timely basis.
•Good communication with clients and colleagues.
•Highly developed organisational skills.
•Ability to perform well working in a team environment.
•Self-manage workloads.
•Competent meeting organisation deadlines.
•Flexible to work longer hours when required, e.g., to meet deadlines and projects.

•Knowledge of Sage Line 50.
•Knowledge of IRIS and Accounts Production.
•Knowledge of CCH Pro Accounts.