Senior Accountant

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Accountancy and Finance
  • Posted: 7 May 2024

Are you an Experienced Practice Accountant, looking to step up into Partnership?

We are currently working with a prestigious, well established Accountancy Practice, looking to add to their Senior Leadership Team. Due to retirement, there is a clear Succession Plan in place for the right person to come on board and take the next step in their career.

If you have been working in practice for some time but really need 'THAT OPPORTUNITY' to come your way! We want to speak with you because this could be it!

Key Responsibilities:

This is a pivotal role, overseeing, and optimising the operational process and best practices to ensure quality, accuracy, efficiency, consistency, and stick to time lines within the relevant teams.

  • Process improvement: Lead initiatives to enhance our accounting processes, ensuring efficiency and accuracy across the board.
  • Accounting expertise: Serve as the resident expert on financial accounting principles, standards, and principles.
  • Develop best practices: Research, develop, and implement best practices in financial management, accounting, and reporting to enhance the efficiency.
  • Review of internal processes: Conduct regular reviews of financial processes and adhere to best practice.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with different departments to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Tax and compliance: Be responsible for tax and compliance across all clients.
  • Streamlining processes: Identify inefficiencies in existing processes and implement solutions to increase effectiveness of the financial department.
  • Training and guidance: Identify training needs within teams and ensure that there are delivered and reviewed on a regular basis.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • ACCA, ACA, ACMA, CTA or CIMA qualification
  • Several years of experience in a practice accountancy environment
  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and experience of driving process improvement
  • Proficiency in Xero, Sage, and QuickBooks
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel

This a senior role so the package is negotiable based on experience.

Contact David Barraclough or Lisa Emsley-Jones asap on 0113 2778844 for a confidential chat.

Mpeople Recruitment Ltd are an employment agency acting on behalf of our clients.

Due to the high volume of applications, we receive, as much as we would like to, it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within seven days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful. 

Apologies but we can only accept applications from candidates that have the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship.  

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