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Senior Accountant

Job Description

Are you a qualified Accountant seeking to join a very fast-growing business in Hampshire with strong career progression prospects?

I’m delighted to be supporting a services based business with the recruitment of a Senior Accountant to join their expanding team. With a modern approach and big plans for growth and investment my client is in an enviable position in the local market.

We’re looking for someone who either has experience as a Financial or Management Accountant and looking to develop or has trained within practice and seeking a move into commerce.


As Senior Accountant your role will be to:

  • Supervise a small team, assist with the management of their workflow, delegate and review tasks and assist with the development/enhancement of team specific procedures
  • Preparation and review of quarterly management accounts
  • Review of annual accounts and preparation of complex sets of accounts
  • Manage the quarterly reporting and annual reporting cycles
  • Manage the process of VAT returns
  • Support the Manager with the client billing process for the team
  • Attend client meetings in respect of accounting matters as required
  • Communicate to directors regarding outstanding work and situations involving the accounts department and its clients
  • Assist the Manager in analysing clients’ key performance indicators for submission with the management accounts


About you

  • You’ll hold a recognised accounting qualification (ACA / ACCA) and ideally have experience of developing and coaching others.
  • This role would suit someone who is looking to move from professional practice into commerce or is looking to utilise their fund accounting experience in a new and exciting role as Senior with further opportunities to progress.
  • Equally the role would suit a Financial or Reporting Accountant is looking to develop.
  • Direct experience of producing financial statements and management accounts is required.
  • Experience in producing financial statements to IFRS, UK GAAP or other appropriate standards for a range of entities is ideal as is experience of preparation of VAT returns
  • We’re looking for candidates who have some experience in developing and coaching juniors
  • As an individual you’ll offer strong technical accounting skills, a flexible, team playing approach who has a desire to support and develop others and a keenness to progress.


If you are great at building and creating a sense of team spirit and loyalty and are looking to join a very fast-growing business with strong career development prospects, please apply for more information and to register your interest.