Accounts and Audit Semi or Senior

Posted 13 July by REED Accountancy Easy Apply Featured Ending soon
I am currently recruiting for a small but well renowned accountancy practice based in North West London. They are looking for a Semi or Senior accountant to manage a portfolio clients.
There is a small to medium amount of client contact at this stage and the successful candidate will be required to spend roughly 20% of their time doing Audits.

Office based, but the role will include some travel to client’s premises. Most clients are London based.

• Preparation of Annual Accounts for Limited Companies, Partnerships and Sole Traders
• Preparation of Corporation Tax Returns
• Preparation of Management Accounts
• Audit assignments 20% of the role
• Preparation of P11D forms and other Tax forms
• Dealing with client correspondence
• Bookkeeping and preparation of VAT Returns
• Assisting clients’ internal accounting staff with any queries
• Preparing draft computations and looking into the tax consequences of various activities
• Supporting Junior staff with staff development
• Evaluating financial information for management and final approval purposes
• Liaising with management and other professionals to compile budgets
• Carrying out assignments to agreed timetable and budget
• Assisting in identifying client needs / opportunities in order to sell consulting or other services
• Keep up to date with relevant technical material
• Attend study courses and exams, as required.

It is expected that the Semi-Senior will have / be the following:-

• Part qualified or nearly qualified ACA or ACCA
• At least 1-2 years’ experience preparing Statutory Accounts in practice
• Audit experience having assisted or lead audits
• Computer literate - in particular Word and Excel
• Solid knowledge of Accounting software such as IRIS 
• Strong quantitative and analytical skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills and a professional manner
• Ability to apply self to learning and applying relevant technical knowledge and skill
• Ability to produce neat and accurate working papers
• Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills - ability to develop effective relationships with team members
• Good time management, organisational and planning skills - ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
• Co-operative team player

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 35624288

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