Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant (Remote Working / Work from Home Opportunity)
Circa £34,000 - £38,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Accountancy Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are currently working with a forward-thinking and progressive firm of chartered accountants based in Leeds who are now looking to add a fully ACCA or ACA Qualified Senior Accountant to their team in a remote working capacity.

This well-regarded firm have a thoroughly modern approach and are happy to offer a remote working opportunity to the successful individual. Working from home, the individual can be based anywhere nationally with travel required to the Leeds office once a quarter.

As a Senior Accountant your role will be varied and will see you being responsible for the provision of an array of accounting services to a diverse array of clients. The primary focus will be on the preparation and review of year-end accounts and the accompanying corporate and personal tax compliance, however it will also include the preparation of management accounts and reports for your clients, preparing VAT returns, as well as reviewing client bookkeeping.

Working independently, you will have lots of autonomy. You will be responsible for managing your own workload and time, maintaining and developing client relationships, as well as meeting and striving to exceed client expectations.

Whilst you will work remotely you will be an integral member of the team and will be expected to lead by example and act as a role model to junior members of the team.

The practice can boast a diverse and interesting client base, primarily consisting of small start-up businesses, and due to their continued success and excellent reputation, they have an ever-expanding portfolio of clients which as continued to grow year on year.

The successful candidate for the role will be ACA or ACCA Qualified and must have experience of undertaking a varied general practice position. Excellent communication skills are essential as you will be required to effectively communicate with both clients and other members of the team through a variety of medium including face to face, virtually through video meetings, over the telephone and in writing.

You must be technically proficient with strong software skills and experience of using accounting packages including Xero, FreeAgent, Quickbooks, and VT being preferred. You must also be comfortable working virtually and will be expected to be hold meetings with clients using online tools such as Zoom video calling.

The firm are looking for a reliable and responsible self-starter who is confident in their ability to motivate themselves and hold themselves accountable. A personable and professional manner is essential as they are really looking for an individual who can represent themselves, and the firm, in the best light at all times.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual who is looking to utilise their existing experience in a varied and challenging position.  


ACA / ACCA Qualified
Experience of working in practice is essential
An up-to-date knowledge of all relevant accounting standards
Strong accounting software experience
Confident communicator with a personable and professional manner
Self-starter with a positive attitude capable of showing adaptability and flexibility

For further information on this role please contact Curtis Reid at Clark Wood – creid@clark-wood.co.uk / 01173 291057

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