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Accounts Supervisor

Full time, office based


Four Squared Recruitment are delighted to be recruiting for a local Accountancy Practice to recruit for an Accounts Supervisor on a full time, permanent basis. This role will require previous experience working within an Accountancy Practice at senior level.

Four Squared Recruitment are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Accounts Supervisor to join a dynamic Accountancy Practice. In this pivotal role, you will oversee the daily operations of their accounting department, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in all financial transactions and reporting. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership qualities, a deep understanding of accounting principles, and a proven track record of managing teams to achieve outstanding results. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated professional to advance their career within a supportive and forward-thinking firm dedicated to excellence in client service and financial management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review book-keeping
  • Review VAT returns
  • Prepare/review management accounts
  • Prepare/review financial statements and sole trade accounts
  • Prepare/review corporation tax returns
  • Drafting advice with the support of Managers and Directors
  • Have a good understanding of personal tax and be involved in annual personal tax filings for your clients
  • Have a good understanding of disclosures
  • Manage the affairs of a small portfolio of clients
  • Being first point of contact for your portfolio of clients
  • Liaise with clients on their deadlines and other requirements
  • Assist Managers/Directors with all deadlines including Accounts, Tax, VAT, Payroll and Company Secretarial
  • Ensure you understand what the clients’ principal activities and jobs are (e.g. for a company, what services they provide)
  • Communicating with clients for information where necessary
  • Building strong relationships with clients
  • Assist clients with ad hoc questions in relation to financial matters including the interpretation of results
  • Assist clients on the setting up and development of internal systems and controls, including implementing suitable accounting software
  • Able to relay with confidence knowledge on tax and other affairs to reassure clients

Attributes, Requirements, Skills:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ working in an Accounts Practice
  • Have a professional qualification (ACA / ACCA or equivalent)
  • Have experience as a Supervisor or experienced Senior
  • Committed to maintaining technical knowledge to a high level
  • Competent using MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Competent using Xero
  • Experience of Iris, Alpha, Quickbooks and Sage 50 would be preferable
  • Have a good awareness of technology in general
  • Self-motivated and able to apply relevant skills to new scenarios
  • Good people and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with accuracy and focus
  • Demonstrates excellent analytical and research skill


  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday + public holidays
  • Additional holiday day per year of service
  • Pension contributions in excess of statutory minimum
  • Health plan benefits
  • Parking Permit
  • Clear pathways of progression to management and beyond
  • Supported study towards appropriate accountancy qualification
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Relaxed dress code
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