Accounts and Audit Senior

Posted 4 September by Accountancy Expertise Ltd

Our client an established firm of Chartered Accountants are seeking an Accounts and Audit Senior to join their friendly team in their Uckfield Office.

You will be responsible for a diverse portfolio of clients as well as supervising junior members of staff.

The role will be split approximately 80% accounts and 20% audit. You will lead audit client engagements from planning through to completion and duties will include the following:-

  • Research and analyse financial statements and audit-related issues
  • Produce statutory accounts and draft tax computations
  • Acquire a working knowledge of client businesses
  • Obtain a thorough understanding of HAT methodology
  • Monitor the progress of jobs to ensure that budgets are met
  • Sign off audit sections, address any issues and complete files before passing on to a Manager
  • Draft client letters
  • Proactively interact with key client's management to gather information, resolve problems and make recommendations for business and process improvements.

You will hold a professional qualification such as ACCA/ACA, as well as having a strong audit and accounts background within practice, with technical knowledge of accounting standards, auditing standards, corporation tax, VAT and P11D's.

It would also be an advantage if you have a good working knowledge of accounting programmes such as Caseware, Sage, QuickBooks, Xero, Alphatax and CCH, as well as experience of HAT audit methodology.

Excellent prospects and benefits including; generous holiday package and paid holiday at Christmas, Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Contributory Pension, Free Car Parking and regular social events.

Required skills

  • Accounting Standards
  • Auditing Standards
  • QuickBooks
  • Caseware
  • CCH

Application question

Do you have at least 2-3 years audit and accounts experience within practice?

Reference: 38828609

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