Account Senior

Account Senior

Division: Business Services Group
Location: Portsmouth

We are looking for a talented Accounts Senior who is creative, ambitious, curious, passionate, trustworthy and articulate. For us at Carpenter Box, it’s not just about the numbers; it’s about engaging with clients, helping them identify opportunities to improve their profits, and supporting them to achieve those improvements.

What can we offer you?
  • Opportunity to progress your career from manager to senior manager and beyond
  • Hybrid working
  • Agile working hours and space
  • Relaxed ‘Dress for your Day’ policy
  • Paid overtime or take time off in lieu if you work over your contracted hours
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • Opportunity to join our Cash Plan scheme
  • Lifestyle Hub, where you receive discounts for online and high-street stores
  • Employee Assistance Program with additional well-being benefits
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Death in Service and associated benefits
  • 4% employer pension contributions
What the role would include:
  • Providing a premium support accounts service as an account senior
  • Proactively assisting in the maintenance of current client relationships whilst also seeking to establish new client relationships.
  • Conducting accounts work, including preparing accounts, business tax returns, self-assessments, and VAT returns.
  • Providing weekly, clear and prompt communication to Managers in relation to timescales and deliverability of assignments.
  • Working as part of a small team
  • Attending training courses and independently maintaining professional competence to meet the CPE requirements of the professional body
Apply now if you are:
  • ACCA or ACA-qualified
  • Have relevant practical experience within an Accountancy Practice
  • A knowledge of various software packages
  • Ambitious, curious and passionate about what you do and have strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated

If you have experience in cloud accounting software and knowledge of payroll and company secretarial matters, this would be an advantage.

At Carpenter Box we recognise the positive value of diversity and promote equality. We aim at all times to recruit the person who is most suited to the job and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, or gender, particularly those underrepresented throughout the finance and accounting industry.

Although this role is advertised as full time, we believe that flexibility at work can provide many significant benefits both to our colleagues and the business. We already work in a hybrid style across all offices and can support different ways of working. If you are interested and have any requirements or needs in the way you would like to work, please apply, and speak to us about this. We will consider flexible options for applicants.

If you have any questions about this role, contact HR Manager Helen Ruff for more information.

Please send your CV and cover letter below.

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