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Senior Accounts Manager

Keenan Recruitment are delighted to be working with Northern Ireland’s leading cloud-based Accountancy Practice to grow their team. Our Client has  recently been the first locally based practice to have achieved Xero Gold Partner Status and have recently achieved Xero Platinum Status.

Company Ethos 

Working in the cloud allows us to work more closely with our clients, providing them with pro-active business and tax advise based on up-date and accurate financial information all delivered with a personal touch.  We are building and A+ team and we only want the best people in that team.   It is important that each person in our team has input and that input makes a difference to support them to grow their team.  

The Position

We are currently recruiting for a qualified Accounts Senior with Audit experience (ACCA or ACA).

Your typical day-to-day responsibilities would include: -

  • Accounts preparation for companies with a turnover up to £10m.
  • Audit of trading companies, charities, and Credit Unions  
  • Monthly and quarterly management accounts preparation.
  • Preparation of projected accounts including Profit & Loss account, balance sheet and cash flow statements.
  • The ability to prepare Self-Assessment and Corporation Tax Return returns would be preferred but not essential.
  • Providing leadership and management by supervising and training junior team which will include reviewing of work prepared by junior team members.


Qualified Accountant (ACCA or ACA) with at least three years post qualifying experience

You also like challenges, you are a great communicator, and you are pro-active and very flexible.

You will also: -

  • Have at least five (and preferably more) years’ experience in a small or medium size practice
  • From day one, be willing to take on a sizable client portfolio and can manage the relationships within that portfolio.
  • Review audit and accounts files, identifying trends and amendments, planning point and opportunities.
  • Can complete audit and accounts files within a time and cost budget constraints.
  • Be technically proficient the use of Accounts Production and Tax software 
  • Be fully aware of the implementation and application of Financial Reporting Standards
  • Be proficient in aspects of the various Microsoft Office applications.
  • Have excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills.
  • Have the commercial acumen to spot opportunities to assist in developing the clients within that portfolio including the ability to accurately prepare fee proposals.  
  • Be flexible in your approach to both clients and other team members.
  • Have ambition to progress.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines, both internal and statutory
  • Have a clean driving licence and access to your own transport.


For more information on this opportunity contact Laura-Lee on 02890447144 or email 

Keenan Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer, acting as an Employment Business on behalf of our Clients for temporary work and an Employment Agency for providing permanent employment with our Clients.

Keenan Recruitment is proudly a Corporate Member of REC - 10638 (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) adhering to all current employment legislation.

Location: Lisburn | Salary: 35000 - 40000 per | Job type: Permanent | Posted: 10/08/2021