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Accounts Senior


Sandwich, Kent

New Appointments Group

We are supporting a well established Financial Services firm in their search for an Accounts Senior. The successful candidate will manage the delivery of accounts and tax work across the service line, ensuring team members adhere to required standards, where work is completed on time, to standard and within budget.


* Controlling a portfolio of clients comprising individuals and owner managed businesses
* Preparation of accounts for companies, partnerships, LLP's and sole traders
* Preparation of corporation tax returns and computations
* Preparation of partnership tax returns and adjusted profit computations
* Preparation of personal tax returns and computations
* Review of VAT returns
* Use of online accounting packages
* Ensure the implementation of all relevant client work ensuring effective team workflow
* Arrange & lead accounts planning meetings so as to maximise implementation of immediate resources
* Ensure completion of processing for clients in other managers/senior manager/director portfolios
* Ensure full implementation of all client work in line with agreed budget
* Monitor work progress and ensure appropriate levels of communication with all clients and internal stakeholders on progress for each key task or phase
* Research and seeking to resolve issues for upward communication in more complex clients or higher risk aspects of work
* Complete administration on client files and set up relevant file reviews ensuring all sections are of a standard to be reviewed by a manager
* Where agreed, review the work of assistants
* Clearance of manager/director/partner review points as appropriate
* Provide assistance to other members of the service line as required
* Prepare bills and monitor WiP for director/partner/manager to review as required
* Act as a key point of contact for any offshoring resource
* Supervise semi seniors & assistants who are involved in production and delivery of work
* Ensure clear task plans & milestones for each piece of work
* Provide feedback to all team members involved in specific work on adherence to standards, errors, learnings, and opportunity for adding value

Hours & Benefits

Monday - Friday - 09:00 - 17:30

* Leave- Generous annual leave allowance, Holiday buying (up to 5 days), Agile working
* Retail - Restaurant cards (Gourmet Society and Tastecard), Discount shopping, Fabyouless
* Mental Wellbeing - Employee assistance programme and counselling
* Physical Wellbeing - Vitality PMI/Westfield Hospital Treatment Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, BMI Health Assessment, GymFlex, DNAFit, Annual flu jab
* Financial Wellbeing - 5% matched contribution pension, 2x salary Life Assurance. 50% Income Protection for 5 years, Increase to Life Assurance, Increase to Health Cash Plan, Options to increase pension, life assurance and healthcare cash plan (yourself and/or family)
* CSR - Give as you earn, 1 day off to take up volunteering opportunities. Opportunities to support our commitment to charitable causes
* Travel - Cycle to work scheme, Travel Insurance, Interest Free Season Ticket Loan (London only), Interest Free Car or Motorbike Loan
* Recognition - Discretionary yearly bonus, monthly nominations for financial awards based on culture and values demonstration, fair and transparent meritocracy

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