Accounts/Audit Senior

  • Job Reference: 10021
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2017
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £18,000 to £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: study support, pension
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client a successful firm of Chartered Accountants seeks an Accounts/Audit Senior.
The ideal Candidate will need to have around three to five years experience in audit/accounts with a firm outside the Top 20. They will ideally be working towards the final level of ACCA or be newly qualified.
You will have strong technical skills and have good results in the ACCA examinations to date.
The majority of the job role will be internal/external auditing for approximately 60% - 70% of the role including specialist pension audits and leading the team on site, reporting to the audit supervisor. The remainder of the time will involve business services including statutory and unincorporated accounts productions, management accounting and related services.
The Candidate will be required at times to help train junior practice members, increasing their skillsets and expanding their roles accordingly.
Experience in software including Caseware Audit, IRIS Accountancy Suite and book-keeping software such as Sage, Xero, Kashflow, QuickBooks and Iris or similar is also desirable.
The Candidate will have an advantage if they are experienced or have an understanding in Corporate and Business Tax, Personal Tax and Mercia audit manuals.
Overall Purpose of Job: To prepare and audit accounts of Limited companies, large partnerships and sole traders to review stage. To undertake Business Support Services and training junior staff
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
_ To undertake audits of small to medium companies/groups and supervise junior staff in relation to this and present the completed audit file to the relevant supervisor.
_ To undertake accounts preparation from client books and presenting to the relevant partner and prepare statutory accounts.
_ To undertake business support work including preparation of management accounts, Bookkeeping reviews, VAT Returns and assisting clients in any other matters
_ Solving clients accounting problems, reconciling accounts
_ Maintaining Client relationships
_ To identify any further client service opportunities
_ To supervise/train junior members of staff as required.
_ Any other reasonable tasks.