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Accounts Senior

Reference: Sysacs2907
Job Description: We are currently looking for an Accounts Senior to join a well-known and established Accountancy practice, with branches across Cumbria and South-West Scotland.

Are you looking for a new role in Finance? Do you want to work for a growing accountancy firm? We are looking for an Accounts Senior for our client based in Carlisle.

Duties will include:

• Preparing and submitting accounts, VAT returns and any relevant documents for a range of business entities, ensuring all work produced is accurate, to the highest standard and in accordance with relevant legislation.
• Preparation of VAT returns and dealing with VAT compliance.
• Dealing with clients in a professional and courteous manner and ensuring that their data, information and records are secure at all times.
• Using and complying with business systems and processes, for example APS, Virtual Cabinet, Sage and Digita.
• Carrying out all work within a four week turn around period, where appropriate.
• Assisting with training junior members of staff and overseeing their responsibilities.
• Aiming to carry out all work efficiently with a recovery of at least 90%.
• Maintaining and updating workflow records in a timely and accurate manner.
• Working closely with other members of the team on specialist projects as and when required.
• Planning, managing and prioritising your own workflow, budgets and productivity to ensure targets and deadlines are met.
• Ensuring there is clear communication with your line manager and other team members on work being carried out.
• Helping your line manager identify ways to improve and develop the department.
• Dealing with all communications in a timely manner and ensuring they are of a high professional standard.
• Taking full responsibility for all work and tasks assigned to you.


• Five GCSEs at Grade A-C (9-4) to include Maths and English
• AAT/ACA/ACCA qualified
• OR graduates with an accounts related degree
• OR qualified by experience


• 2+ years` experience in accountancy practice in a relevant sector
• Specialist Technical knowledge DAPA - Digita Accounts Production Advanced
• Competent in Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook
• A good team player who is flexible in their approach
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work accurately with care and attention to detail
• Time management skills
• Outgoing personality
• Use own initiative Driving Licence

A competitive salary will be offered dependant on experience.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Lucy Frost on Lucy.Frost@system-people.co.uk.

System People are acting as a recruitment agency on behalf of their client.
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Cumbria, Carlisle
Salary: Competitive - Dependant on Exp
Posted by: System People
Date posted: 29/07/2019

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