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Senior Accountant Jobs Abingdon Oxfordshire

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Job Type: Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Location: Frilford, Abingdon (Travel may be required to client offices)

Main duties / responsibilities

  • Look after your own portfolio of clients, with support from a Junior
  • Support, drive and promote the business growth
  • Liaise with new and existing clients
  • Review and sign off accounts (some preparation of accounts will be required)
  • Accounts preparation for limited companies, partnerships, sole traders and charities
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns
  • Preparation of self-assessment tax returns
  • Supporting clients in accounting and taxation issues
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Support the company’s brand (social media etc.)
  • Build strong team relationship skills

Skills & experience


  • Part qualified/Qualified with experience in an accountancy practice
  • Full UK driving license.


  • Minimum three years’ experience in practice (preferably currently working in practice)
  • TaxCalc/Xero experience preferred but not essential.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to judge priorities and make decisions quickly
  • Familiar with accounting packages (Excel, TaxCalc and Xero)
  • Excellent working knowledge of FRS102, FRS102 section 1a and FRS105 is essential
  • Solid understanding of tax and ability to advise clients
  • Ability to solve problems, take responsibility and start adding value to the team immediately
  • Able to work independently is a must

Performance goals

  • Complete client services/tasks on time according to internal and external deadlines
  • Work in line with company behaviors and organisational culture
  • Deal with clients, suppliers, and other employees professionally at all times
  • Allocate the appropriate amount of time to tasks (revenue generating activities)
  • Prioritise activities according to company urgencies

Interested? Please submit your full CV and cover letter to Sam Newport at samantha@modus-accountants.co.uk by 9am on 30th August. Entries after this date may not be considered for this role. Any questions please email hello@modus-accountants.co.uk or call 01993 225 030