Accounts & Audit Senior - Top 25 accountancy firm - London - £Negotiable

Posted 6 April by Kingsley Hamilton People

The Company:

Our client is a progressive top 25 accountancy firm based in London.

The Role:

As an Accounts & Audit Senior, you will be working primarily as an accountant for the firm’s charity team, managing a wide range of not-for-profit organisations. These will include - but are not limited to - social, religious, welfare, international development and healthcare charities as well as educational organisations from independent schools and universities to government-funded schools and colleges. You will be expected to carry out all accounts and periodically audit work, in compliance with both the firm's procedures and statutory law.

The Responsibilities:

  • Providing general accounting services and assistance to clients in the preparation of accounts
  • Preparing accounts, including consolidated accounts, from both manual and computerised accounting records
  • Recommending improvements to the clients’ accounting systems and controls, assisting clients whenever needed
  • Completing ad hoc advisory services to the firm’s not-for-profit sector clients
  • Assisting partners and managers in the charity team to attract new business for the team. This includes; meeting prospective new clients; preparing budgets and proposals; creating marketing documents
  • Liaising with staff and clients, aiming to further improve relations and promote the firm’s image and services positively at all times
  • Preparing statutory accounts and delivering full audit completion
  • Reviewing junior team members work

The Candidate:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified, only one referral or fail acceptable
  • A Levels or equivalent Degree
  • Must demonstrate a good foundation of audit experience
  • Team-leader
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word Excel and Outlook
  • Competent letter writer
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A personable and conscientious character with a professional attitude
  • Good work ethic and a self-motivated multi-tasker
  • Able to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Looking to expand audit skills and knowledge of more complex audit and accounting issues
  • Seeking to progress to Supervisor level and beyond.

Required skills

  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • Accounting
  • Audit

Application questions

Do you currently work in practice?
Are you ACA/ACCA qualified?
Do you have audit and accounts experience?

Reference: 34848976

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