Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Inspire Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Senior accountant to join our clientin Belper, Derbyshire. We are looking for an ACCA qualified / part qualified or QBE person to work in a public practice accountancy firm.

The practice is a long established and rapidly increasing firm with a friendly team and relaxed atmosphere. It works with a multitude of businesses but is geared predominantly toward owner managed and family business structures.

The main responsibilities for the Senior Accountant will include:

  • Accounts preparation and finalisation for Limited Companies, Sole Traders, Partnerships and Charities.
  • Corporate, Personal and Partnership Tax Computations Returns.
  • Tax and Dividend Planning Strategies
  • Overseeing VAT Clients and ensuring clients are MTD for VAT compliant
  • Managing clients with their transition to MTD for ITSA and providing continued support
  • Liaising and meeting with clients on a regular basis regarding their Accounts, Tax and other related work.
  • Dealing with HMRC
  • Company secretarial work
  • Training and supervising less senior staff and reviewing their work
  • Reporting to Managers
  • Completing CPD requirements
  • Completing Money Laundering and GDPR requirements
  • Adhoc duties as required

About you:

  • ACCA qualified / part qualified or QBE
  • Minimum of 5 years experience working in a public practice accountancy firm
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and with minimal supervision but also be able to work as part of a team
  • Good IT knowledge including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Effective communication skills not just with clients but with staff and managers also.
  • Knowledge of IRIS and Sage is essential (Knowledge of QuickBooks, Free Agent and Xero desirable but training can be provided)
  • Full UK driving licence (you may be required to travel to clients premises)

Working arrangements:

The working week is 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm with 1 hour lunch with occasionally some flexibility of hours to meet specific work demands.


  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Study support (if required)
  • Pension
  • Private healthcare
Derbyshire, England, UK