Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Leeds
Salary: 29000 - 33000
Reference: 235
Contact Name: Dawn Morton
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2021 17:26

Job Description

Richard Smedley Chartered Accountants Ltd

Job specification


An exciting vacancy in our Horsforth office for an accountant fully versed in all areas as follows:

  • Able to prepare a set of Financial Statutory Accounts with minimal supervision that are fully compliant with FRS 102.
  • Calculate the corporation tax due including good working knowledge of capital allowances
  • Able to solve problem areas in accounting including reconciliations of VAT
  • Good working knowledge of VAT
  • Audit experience preferable but not required
  • Able to take on ad hoc projects such as cash flow statements and projections
  • Able to assist clients in management accounts preparation
  • Ability to communicate effectively to clients on subject areas that are difficult for them to understand
  • Good working knowledge of Personal Taxation and ability to prepare a self assessment tax return
  • Some supervision and development of more junior colleagues

As a Senior you'll work with the management team in the preparation of accounts, audits, tax computations, VAT returns and management accounts for a client portfolio of sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. We're looking for someone who enjoys client interaction and who wants to provide great service to their clients.

Person Specification:

  • At least 3 years experience in Practice
  • AAT / ACA / ACCA Part Qual or Qualified
  • Good IT skills, including experience of using different accounting packages or systems and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Confident communicator, able to liaise with clients and colleagues at all levels

Salary commensurate with experience and ability