Senior Accountant


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February 7, 2024
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£35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: -Salary of £35,000 - £45,000 per annum dependent upon qualification and experience -Professional development opportunities -AAT, ACCA, ACA or Qualified by Experience -A collaborative and dynamic work environment -32 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays) -Pension scheme -Free Parking
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Laura Banks
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Kenton Black are delighted to be working with a fast-growing accountancy practice with locations in Greater Manchester, Cheshire, and West Yorkshire, with plans for further expansion.

The firm is dedicated to providing exceptional financial, accountancy and advisory services to clients across various industries. With a commitment to excellence, innovation, and client satisfaction, they are expanding their team and seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Accountant.

As Senior Accountant you will be joining a thriving accountancy practice. You will be responsible for providing high-quality accounting services to their clients, including preparing financial statements, tax returns and VAT returns as well as taking a senior role within the team helping team members with their work, reviewing and providing feedback where required. You will also have the opportunity to provide advisory services to clients on various business matters.


-Salary of £35,000 - £45,000 per annum dependent upon qualification and experience
-Professional development opportunities
-AAT, ACCA, ACA or Qualified by Experience
-A collaborative and dynamic work environment
-32 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays)
-Pension scheme
-Free Parking


-Prepare year-end accounts for a range of clients, including sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies
-Complete tax returns and ensure that they are submitted on time to HMRC
-Provide clients with advice on various standard business matters, such as VAT, PAYE, and corporation tax
-Manage client relationships and respond to their queries in a timely and professional manner
-Ensure junior team members are allocated work appropriately, their work is reviewed prior to finalisation, and constructive feedback is provided in a timely fashion in consultation with the relevant Director(s)
-Ensure that all work is completed in accordance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements
-Assist with the training and development of junior members of the team
-Lead the workflow management process for delivery of client services and deadlines


-Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/AAT)
-Previous experience working in a practice environment would be advantageous – minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in a busy practice
-Knowledge of accounting standards and regulatory requirements
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills
-Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
-Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
-Ability to a lead small team to deliver work to deadline
-Ability to supervise junior staff
-Experience of understanding systems and processes and recommending improvements where applicable
-Ability to deliver specific, stand-alone projects to help grow the practice
-Experience of tracking and meeting key performance indicators (KPIs)
-Knowledge of Sage, Iris, TaxCalc, VT & Xero etc

This vacancy is being handled by Laura Banks – Kenton Black Finance

If you have the above skills and attributes with previous practice experience in a similar position, and would like to find out more then please APPLY TODAY
Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level accounting trainees to Director and Partner level. Operating from local offices in, Manchester, Leyland, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Belfast, Worcester, Dundee and Aberdeen, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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