Audit & Accounts Qualified Senior - Beaconsfield

Ref: 414 Date Posted: Monday 25 Mar 2024

Qualified Audit and Accounts Senior – Beaconsfield Top 100 Firm – easily accessible via Marylebone Train Line

About You:

As an Audit and Accounts Qualified Senior, you will find yourself in a supportive environment that encourages personal development and progression. Recognizing individual efforts and contributions, we offer a workplace where achievements are not just noticed but also rewarded, opening up further avenues for career development and progression.

The Role of the Audit and Accounts Senior:

In this dynamic role, you will collaborate with the team to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of technical audit and other accountancy services. Your responsibilities will include:

Supporting Seniors on Larger Assignments:

  • Completing tasks allocated to the standard required by senior colleagues.
  • Actively engaging with feedback, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

Running Smaller Assignments:

  • Completing assignments for managers and supervisors to the required level.
  • Delegating tasks to new trainees and providing ongoing constructive feedback.
  • Serving as a role model for new trainees.

Portfolio Management:

  • Supporting a diverse portfolio of clients.
  • Preparation and submission of statutory accounts – FRS 102, Groups, Limited Companies, and LLP Accounts.

Leading Audits:

  • Taking the lead in audits from planning through to completion, liaising with the team and clients as necessary.
  • Hosting and conducting pre-audit and post-audit meetings with clients.

Team Collaboration:

  • Reviewing the work of Junior Accountants and providing on-the-job training.
  • Managing assignments with the assistance of other team members as required.

Essential Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate for this role will possess the following qualities:

  • Minimum 3 years' accountancy practice experience in Audit & Accounts.
  • Part-qualified candidates may be considered, depending on the level of experience.
  • Adept at team management, showcasing effective leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication and advisory skills, with confidence working alongside senior management.
  • Proficient use of IT including Excel, audit and accounts packages (CCH Accounts Production, CCH Audit Automation), Outlook, CCH Practice Management.
  • A proactive, problem-solving attitude.
  • Effective time management skills, with the ability to manage your workload efficiently.
  • Commitment to Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in accordance with Institute and industry requirements, maintaining an up-to-date CPD record.
  • Application of knowledge within the industry, markets, and core client base, actively identifying potential business opportunities for the line manager.
  • Ability to complete planning and finalization sections of audit files while maintaining a high quality of work.
  • Efficient organization and time management skills.
  • Awareness of relevant financial targets and constraints, contributing to their achievement and keeping the manager informed of progress and potential issues, including actual versus budget.
  • Demonstrable experience within an accountancy firm in a senior audit and accounts role.
  • Technical proficiency in audit with excellent attention to detail.
  • Maintenance of high professional standards of conduct and practice.

The Offer:

In recognition of your skills and contributions, we are pleased to offer a comprehensive package:

  1. Competitive Salary:
    • A generous salary ranging from £45,000 to £55,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  2. Learning and Development:
    • Access to best-in-class learning and development programs.
    • Opportunities for career progression.
  3. Recognition and Wellness:
    • Job recognition and wellness initiatives.
    • Flexible working arrangements to suit your work/life balance.

Apply Now for the Audit and Accounts Senior Role:

If you are a well-organized, client-engaging professional with a minimum of 3 years' experience in accountancy practice, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Submit your CV now