Senior Accountant - Top 10 Accountancy Practice

posted 06th November 2019
  • United Kingdom
  • £40,000 - £44,000 Per Annum
  • Guildford
  • Full Time


  • £40,000 - £44,000 Per Annum


AJ Chambers are currently recruiting for a Top 10 Accountancy practice based in Guildford who are seeking an ACA/ACCA qualified Senior Accountant. 

This is an unmissable opportunity for an experienced and technically strong accountant to step up into a role which offers a high level of responsibility at a forward-thinking firm.


  • To ensure that jobs are completed to the highest standard, within the agreed internal budget for the job and to discuss all material points arising on the assignment with the manager / partner and client.
  • To plan assignments in accordance with the firm’s standard procedures and confirm arrangements with the client, including likely costs and billing arrangements.
  • To take the hands on supervisory role on assignments as and when required.
  • Train clients on their accounts system
  • Deals quickly and effectively with client queries (client focus)
  • To brief junior staff on the client’s business and the pre-assignment instructions, to supervise and control the completion of work, and to undertake ‘on the job’ training and provide feedback where necessary.
  • To implement the firm’s review and completion procedures and to ensure that the client subsequently receives the final accounts, management letter and adjustment to opening balances on a timely basis.
  • To liaise with the client throughout the year and to practice the principles of excellent client service at all times.
  • To ensure that appropriate liaison takes place with all other departments, mainly audit and tax, and that all potential client needs are identified and serviced accordingly.
  • To develop a detailed knowledge of the firm’s specialist services, actively look for opportunities to cross sell, and to undertake special work in response to client needs where appropriate.
  • To maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil any development or training requirements.


  • A good understanding of UK financial reporting requirements 
  • Experience of cloud accounting solutions                                                                    
  • Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness and to add value
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Well-developed people skills to relate to clients and colleagues
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Strong accounts production skills
  • Newly ACA or ACCA qualified

If you are interested in applying for the Senior Accountant position, either apply directly or contact Ben Bennett at AJ Chambers.

Job reference: BBGUIT10

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