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 by 9am on 30th August. Entries after this date may not be considered for this role. Any questions please email or call 01993 225 030