Audit & Accounts Senior

Posted 29 January by Limitless Prospects Ltd T/A Success Moves
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Audit and Accounts Senior (50/50 Split)

Salary: £37,000-40,000 per annum - Negotiable, dependent on experience Harrow, Northwest London, permanent, full-time.

Join a growing two partner Northwest London Chartered Accountancy firm focused on providing a wide range of top-quality client services and offering genuine employee progression.

We are recruiting for a qualified or advanced part qualified Audit & Accounts Senior to support the Audit and Accounts Manager at a progressive and friendly practice.

Our Client has expanded its office space to accommodate its growth and are seeking an early career qualified accountant (either ICAEW or ACCA), with good all-round accountancy skills to grow within an organisation and learn on the job

Requirements:

  • ACCA/ICAEW Newly qualified or part qualified
  • 1 - 3 years in-practice experience
  • Familiar with financial reporting standards
  • Experience of statutory tax
  • Experience of external audits
  • Management Accounting & VAT reporting
  • Experience of Bookkeeping

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • A strong interest in owner-managed businesses and general commercial awareness
  • The ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritise effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude
  • Courteous and professional

The Workplace:

Our client is a well-established firm specialising within the owner-managed business area across the UK. Their approach to growing their team goes beyond looking at CVs and examination history — they know that personality, enthusiasm, common-sense and a good work ethic make for the right hire. Because of this, employees enjoy an office environment which is as sociable as it is professional at the same time.

The Role:

In this role, you will assist the managers and partners in delivery of statutory audit and accounts preparation services, as well as manage and allocate work to trainees.

As the Audit and Accounts Senior your day-to-day will include:

  • Planning and delivery of audit/accounts assignments
  • Carrying out assignments in conjunction with the client manager’s or partners’ instructions.
  • Supervising junior staff during the audit / accounts processes and reviewing their work
  • Delivering the audit file to the assignment manager or partner in a timely manner
  • Managing client communication in effective manner
  • Proactive monitoring of your chargeability and your assignment budgets
  • Coaching other staff for improved performance and technical development
  • Drafting corporation tax computations

What you bring to the table

  • As well as the usual experience and qualifications, you bring personality, enthusiasm, common-sense and a good work ethic.
  • Proven experience of OMB/SME private company audits (planning, budget preparation, identifying key risks, developing an audit plan, executing the audit on site)
  • Knowledge of and experience with current auditing standards and approaches (analytical review, documenting systems and controls, sampling techniques)
  • Prior experience of statutory company accounts preparation under UK GAAP / FRS 102, and also friendly societies, charities and LLPs
  • Knowledge of IFRS would be useful, but is not essential
  • Experience of preparing and auditing consolidated accounts
  • Experience with working in teams on-site and in the office
  • Experience of preparing budgets and monitoring actual time against budget

Required skills

  • accounting practice experience

Reference: 51576607

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