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Senior Accountant

£43,000 - £45,000 per annum


Kieron Whitehead

A brilliant opportunity for a skilled and experienced individual to join one of the leading independent firms in London as our client are looking for a qualified Senior Accountant to join their team.

This role would offer not only an outstanding benefits package, and the chance to work with one of London's top independent firms, but also a great opportunity for someone with the right skill set and ambition to progress internally, with Supervisor positions and beyond well within achievable reach.

What's on offer

The firm have attained the Investors in People accreditation, and place a strong emphasis on the value and importance of their staff, and look to recognise and reward that wherever possible. As part of their generous and expansive benefits package they are offering;

  • Salary - £43,000 - £45,000 per annum
  • 25 days holiday (with the ability to buy and sell holiday each year)
  • Season ticket loan for travel
  • An active social committee with frequent and varied events throughout the year
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities

Duties & Responsibilities

The firm are committed to offering all staff an interesting and varied workload to help ensure you genuinely enjoy your role. The main duties of this role will include time split primarily between the following areas;

  • Management Accounts
  • Statutory Accounts
  • Bookkeeping
  • VAT
  • Corporation Tax

The Ideal Candidate

  • ACA / ACCA Qualified
  • 3 years+ experience in a multi partnered accountancy firm
  • Strong prior experience in a mixed and varied accountancy role
  • Experienced user of QuickBooks or Xero software

For more details on this role please either apply, or contact Kieron Whitehead at AJ Chambers

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    The Role:

    Leading and assisting audit assignments in a variety of industries Accounts preparation for Corporate clients Preparation of corporation tax returns and computations Supervision of more junior staff Providing reports/updates to manager/partner Effectively deal with client and HMRC correspondence

    The Ideal Candidate:

    ACA or ACCA qualified (or very close to qualifying) Previous audit experience in a practice environment Experience using Sage and Microsoft Excel as well as other Microsoft applications and accounting software Ability to support and supervise junior staff.

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    £23,000 - £30,000

    AJ Chambers are currently seeking a Semi Senior Accountant to work in a very impressive firm, based in Sidcup.

    Along with the excellent training scheme in place at the practice, our client recognises that a healthy work-life balance is of utmost importance and as such, they offer flexible hours, full block release training and are very accommodating to employee’s needs.

    The Role:

    Preparation of statutory accounts Completion of personal tax returns Supervising and supporting junior accountants Completion of bookkeeping and VAT returns Liaising and building relationships with clients

    The Ideal Candidate:

    AAT qualified would be ideal At least two years’ experience in an accountancy firm Experience within audit will be good, but not required Good accounts software knowledge, e.g. Sage, Xero, QuickBooks

    If you feel you would be suitable, please apply direct or contact Jess Dodman at AJ Chambers.

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  • Bookkeeper
    £23,000 - £30,000

    AJ Chambers are currently working alongside a leading independent firm, who are seeking an experienced Bookkeeper, based in Dover.

    We are looking for a Bookkeeper who wants a challenging role, to develop their knowledge and skills.

    The Role:

    Monthly and quarterly management accounts and bookkeeping, for 50+ clients, covering a wide range of companies Quarterly VAT returns Experience in management accounts Supervision of junior/semi senior bookkeepers Clients meetings, for first VAT returns

    The Ideal Candidate:

    Practice experience required – a minimum of 1 year AAT semi-qualified/qualified, desirable but not essential Strong IT skills, particularly in Sage and Microsoft Office and any Cloud-Based Software Excellent people skills Good attention to detail, and organisational skills

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    £18000 per year - 22000 per year

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    The firm are a highly reputable independent accountancy practice seeking a Tax Assistant to join their growing team.


    75% Personal Tax/25% Corporate Tax split Preparation of circa 860 Personal and Partnership Tax Returns Preparation of circa 100 Employer P11D(b) Returns Preparation of circa 600 Corporation Tax Returns Corresponding with HMRC on behalf of clients, both written and on telephone. Role is Assistant to Tax Manager (currently one assistant, this role will expand to two assistants to the Tax Manager) Support provided by both Tax Manager and Tax Partner Study support provided for ATT and/or CTA qualification Ideally minimum 12 months experience in personal Tax, although would consider applications from someone with 12 months accounting experience but wishing to move into a more tax focused role.


    The firm offers a supportive and collaborative environment, and genuine scope for career progression.

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