Senior Accountant/Team Leader Job

In Abingdon

The Role

Ref: JO0000001697

  • Permanent
  • Abingdon
  • Salary: £28,000 - 40,000 + benefits

Are you a Qualified Accountant or QBE with several years’ experience working within a Public Practice environment? Would you love the freedom to be able to deliver exceptional customer service to a high-quality client portfolio, whilst being actively involved in developing strategy for a growing and successful practice? 

If you tick these boxes, and have the leadership qualities and drive required to develop and manage a small team, we could have the ideal Senior Accountant Job for you. 

Public Practice Recruitment Ltd are pleased to be working with one of our key clients in recruiting an experienced Senior Accountant to support their dynamic and growing team in a supervisory capacity. This Senior Accountant/Team Leader job in Oxford is ideal for an ACCA/ACA qualified accountant (or QBE) with considerable experience working in a public practice accountancy firm. It presents an ideal opportunity to join a high-profile Oxfordshire accountancy practice with exceptional levels of year on year growth, and excellent future career prospects. The role will involve working autonomously to manage a varied portfolio of clients, whilst looking after a team of Junior Accountants, and Part Qualified Accountants. 

This fast-paced and ambitious Oxfordshire accountancy firm works with a portfolio of clients ranging from Start-ups, Small Limited companies, Family Owned business and Corporates entities. They provide a range of general accountancy, bookkeeping and tax compliance services, along with Payroll, VAT and other business advice.  The Senior Accountant Job requires someone from a strong general accounting background, with a skill set which incorporates all the afore-mentioned services. 

The main responsibilities for this Senior Accountant/Team Leader job include; 
– Holding client meetings and ensuring that all of their clients are receiving the full extent of the firms' available services 
– Managing and reviewing the work of their team of accountants to include ; Bookkeeping, Accounts Preparation, Tax compliance, Payroll, VAT
– Managing a diverse client portfolio 
– Assisting with the business development of the practice 
– Helping to manage the flow of work within the practice 

The practice is very well established in the Oxfordshire area and has a strong reputation. The recent levels of organic growth are likely to continue, meaning access to a varied client base along with regular opportunities for promotion. The firm attributes its success to its focus on developing their people, and therefore require a strong people manager with the capacity to mentor and train others to successful outcomes. 

 To be successful in this role you must be confident in communicating with clients at all levels as the role will be very much client facing going forwards. We are looking for someone who enjoys the client service aspect and who is capable of building relationships with ease.  The ideal candidate for this Senior Accountant Job will be currently working within a Public Practice environment and have a solid work history in practice spanning 4-5 years. 

To find out about more Accountancy jobs in Oxfordshire please contact us today. Public Practice Recruitment Ltd are specialists in accountancy practice recruitment with over a decade of experience in recruiting across Audit, Accounts, Tax, Corporate Finance, VAT & Employment Tax.

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