Senior Accountant

  • Job Reference: 1269
  • Date Posted: 17 July 2024
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Sutton
  • Salary: £30,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: General Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Ryan Tresidder

Job Description

We are excited to collaborate with a prestigious Top 30 UK accountancy practice located in the vibrant town of Sutton, Surrey. Recognized for their commitment to excellence and innovation, our client is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join their accomplished team. This role offers the opportunity to contribute to a leading firm's success while enjoying a collaborative and dynamic work environment.

Role Overview: As a Senior Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in providing exceptional accounting and advisory services to a diverse portfolio of clients. You will leverage your expertise in financial reporting, tax planning, and client management to ensure top-tier service delivery. This role presents a unique platform to showcase your skills while working with a team of accomplished professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of clients, offering strategic financial advice and tailored solutions to meet their business needs.
  • Oversee the preparation and review of financial statements, tax returns, and other relevant reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Collaborate closely with clients to gain a deep understanding of their financial goals and provide insightful recommendations.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, regulations, and changes, and proactively communicate their impact to clients.
  • Lead and mentor junior team members, offering guidance, training, and fostering a culture of growth.
  • Engage in business development efforts, identifying opportunities to expand services within the existing client base.
  • Assist with complex accounting and taxation matters, providing expert insights to address client challenges.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and best practices within the firm.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date client records and documentation.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. ACA or ACCA qualification preferred.
  • Substantial experience (X+ years) in an accounting practice, with a proven track record of client management and service delivery.
  • In-depth knowledge of UK GAAP, IFRS, and tax regulations.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts clearly.
  • Strong leadership qualities, including the ability to mentor and guide junior staff.
  • Proficiency in accounting software, Microsoft Office Suite, and other relevant tools.
  • Analytical mindset with attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Proactive and strategic thinking, demonstrated through problem-solving and solution-oriented approaches.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters innovation and growth.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients and industries.
  • Convenient location in Sutton with excellent transport links.

If you are an experienced Senior Accountant looking to make a significant impact within a top-tier UK accountancy practice, we encourage you to apply. Join our client's team and be a part of their mission to provide exceptional financial solutions to clients