Senior Accountant

£42,000 - £50,000 per annum


Jess Dodman

AJ Chambers are working alongside a well-established accountancy firm based in Reading who are actively seeking a Senior Accountant.

Our client is offering a varied role, with swift opportunities for progression. This opportunity has arisen as a result of internal movements and a very successful period of organic growth.

The Role:

  • Preparing financial accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies, along with corporation and personal tax compliance.
  • You will be responsible for and have exposure to clients ranging from smaller businesses to groups of companies with turnovers of up to £5m.
  • You will have exposure to a number of more complex restructuring, accounting, and tax planning matters.
  • Personal and corporate tax matters to include tax return completion.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous UK accountancy practice experience is essential.
  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or QBE.
  • You must have a driving license and own transport, to facilitate client visits.
  • Will have previous involvement in accounts preparation work and tax returns for both unincorporated and corporate clients.
  • Experience in managing a client list and having front line contact with clients.

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

Senior Accountant - Reading

  • Accounts and Audit Semi-Senior
    £25000 per year - 30000 per year

    An independent firm of Accountants based in Central London are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Accounts and Audit Junior / Semi-Senior to join their friendly and hard-working team.

    You will have at least 2 years' experience within an Accountancy Practice and have experience working with a wide variety of clients. This is a great position for someone seeking a firm where they can take on more responsibility and develop their existing skills. On offer is a competitive salary as well as the opportunity to progress within the team.

    The role will be split approximately 50% Accounts, 50% Audit and some experience in Audit, even at Junior level, is essential for this role. 

    The main duties of the role will include:

    Preparation of statutory accounts for a variety of different client sectors Involvement with company Audits  Preparation of quarterly VAT returns and other bookkeeping tasks including analysis of client's books and records Completing Tax returns Liaising with clients to resolve any queries, developing and maintaining excellent client relationships Assisting senior members of staff when required on an ad-hoc basis

    The Candidate:

    You will have a minimum of 2 years' experience working in Practice ACA / ACCA studier - Study Support on offer Team-player  Motivated and ambitious  Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines  Good organisational skills 

    If you would like to be considered then please apply with your CV or contact Danielle O'Hara at AJ Chambers.


  • Senior Accountant
    Competitive Salary

    Senior Accountant- Northampton


    An opportunity has arisen for a bright and enthusiastic individual to join a large, well established, regional Accountancy Firm in their Northampton Office.


    In this position, you will begin as an Senior Accountant, working largely digitally with a heavy focus on accounts preparation and management accounts.


    A good understanding of accounts, cloud accounting, personal tax returns and VAT is required. Our client is looking for a safe pair of hands, with good experience of accounts preparation with a variety of sectors.



    Preparing statutory accounts

    Preparation of VAT Returns

    Preparation of Personal Tax Returns

    Building and maintaining strong client relationships

    Management of own workflow within scheduled time

    Keeping up to date technically

    Assisting with the training and development of Junior staff members



    5 Years+ experience in Public Practice

    Experience with accounting software such as Xero and Iris

    Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team

    Detail orientated and organised

    Able to conduct and utilise research

    ACCA/ACA Qualified


    If this Senior Accountant role is of interest or you would like to know more, please apply direct or contact James Gosling at AJ Chambers.

  • Senior Accountant
    £28,000 - £35,000 per annum

    If you are a Senior Accountant looking for a fresh new start in a leading accountancy practice, AJ Chambers may have the perfect job for you.

    The role will involve working alongside the accounts team, supporting, and supervising the more junior members.


    Preparation of personal tax computations and self-assessment tax returns Preparation of corporation tax returns Supervision and preparation of management and statutory accounts Be the main point of contact and face of the company for clients within the portfolio, nurturing relationships and maintaining a high-level of quality at all times Liaising with HMRC Training and mentoring junior staff


    Fully Qualified ACA or ACCA or QBE 4 years’ experience in an accountancy practice Experience with accounts software e.g. IRIS Accounts, IRIS Personal, Excel, Word, Outlook Experience preparing statutory accounts Experience liaising effectively with clients Ability to lead and organise team members Ability to create and manage accounts

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

    Senior Accountant - Southampton

  • Audit Senior
    £37,000 - £45,000 per annum

    A top 50 accountancy firm based in Guildford are recruiting for a talented and enthusiastic Audit Senior to join their friendly and successful team.

    You will need to be ACA/ACCA Qualified or have extensive experience in audit and be ready to step into a fast-paced and rewarding role.

    The Role:

    Planning, conducting and finalisation of Audit assignments, across a variety of business sectors; working closely with client managers and directors to meet reporting deadlines Preparing accounts and corporation tax computations for corporate clients across a variety of sectors and reporting to assignment managers Ensure compliance with internal and external requirements Analysis of client's books and records Dealing with client queries, understanding their needs and providing relevant solutions Building relationships with new and existing clients Attending client meetings

    The Ideal Candidate:

    Recent experience in public practice ACCA/ACA Qualified/QBE Experience with supervising and developing more junior staff members Able to work to deadlines, and are focused enough to want to exceed the most unreasonable customer’ demands Experience with Sage, QuickBooks or similar accounting packages if possible

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

    Audit Senior - Guildford