ACCOUNTS SENIOR – CARDIFF

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, well-organised and experienced senior to join our Business Services team based in Cardiff. The successful candidate will be ACCA/ACA qualified with at least 2 years recent experience of working within practice. The individual will be joining our busy, growing team providing our clients with excellent specialist knowledge and service delivery.

Job title: Accounts senior
Departments: Accounts
Location: Cardiff
Reference South 504

About Us

We are the one of the fastest growing accountancy practices in the UK with over 3,000 staff in over 90+ office locations. Baldwins is part of the Cogital Group which has 4,700 people Operating from 150 offices in 7 countries. We are committed to providing an outstanding service to our clients and their businesses and provide a diverse range of compliance and specialist services specifically designed to our client’s individual needs. We work with all types of businesses from sole traders to large national corporations and everything in between. As a Group, we have grown significantly both organically and by acquisition and by using a consultative approach we can offer a wide range of Business solutions, across Accounting, Audit, Tax, Payroll, Corporate Finance and Restructuring & Insolvency.

As a Qualified Accounts Senior at our Cardiff office, your skills and qualifications will include:

 

  • Preparation of accounts for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships
  • Preparation of management accounts, including associated bookkeeping and VAT work (as appropriate) using cloud-based accounting software.
  • Review work completed by junior team members and resolving issues prior to review
  • Maintaining client books and records on a regular basis, including preparation of VAT returns
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with new and existing clients
  • Report directly to a Manager / Senior Manager
  • Working and liaising with other members in the Business Services team and colleagues in other departments as necessary to provide high quality client service
  • Ability to multi-task and complete assignments within time constraints and set deadlines
  • Working and liaising with other members in the Business Services team and colleagues in other departments as necessary to provide high quality client service
  • Able to organise staff subcontracted to or working for them and the ability to appropriately train more junior members of staff
  • Regular travel and time working at client’s premises; a willingness to travel and access to a car is essential
  • Knowledgeable of firm’s services and able to cross sell those services into the client base
  • Other ad hoc duties

As a Qualified Accounts Senior at our Cardiff office, your skills and qualifications will include:

 

  • ACCA/ACA qualified or equivalent with at least 1-year post-qualification experience
  • Have proven experience of working in a practice environment
  • Have a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Have a proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions
  • Be a motivated individual and able to work alone or as part of a team
  • The ability to take responsibility and use own initiative to resolve problems and issues
  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • Strong organisation and planning skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to positively embrace changes and new challenges
  • Excellent Microsoft Office 365 skills, particularly Excel
  • Hold a full and clean driving licence
  • Experience of using cloud-based accounting software packages, such as Sage, Xero, Receipt Bank, Auto Entry etc
  • Experience of CCH products desirable but not essential

The Benefits:

Our clients deserve the best, the same goes for our people.  You will receive a competitive salary and benefits package.  Learning and Development is an integral part of the Baldwins Group.  We aim to provide the best support to our people to ensure that their development and knowledge is at the best level possible through professional qualifications, online training and self-development.

Our Culture:

Our Core Values & Behaviours underpin what Baldwins is all about. These are the foundations that we will continue to build and develop our business on as we move forward. Along with roles and responsibilities definitions, these Core Values & Behaviours are what we expect to be displayed by all staff and partners at all levels and at all times. Consistently demonstrating the Behaviours allows the Group to grow and achieve our goals of Happy Staff, Happy Clients and Financial Strength.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter including salary expectations and notice period to Gemma Peach at  careers@baldwinandco.co.uk

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