Accounts and Audit Senior

London (Central) - West End
Market rate
03 Jul 2019
03 Aug 2019
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Full time

Type of employment:

Qualified accountant required (ACCA or ACA) with a minimum of 12 months post qualification experience, we are unable to consider candidates requiring work permits.  Approximately 50/50 audit and accounts.

Job description:

To assist with the preparation and completion of accounts (Limited companies, LLPs, Partnerships and Sole Traders) and audit assignments (approximately 50/50) of various sizes, up to £50M turnover, within a busy and prestigious, long standing West End medium sized accountancy practice.  Our clients cover a broad spectrum ranging from media, entertainment and sports to property, restaurants and IT.

Person Specification:

  • You must be a self-starter with the ability and confidence to run audit assignments from planning to completion.
  • Ability to direct and organise junior staff on audit assignments.
  • Assist in training junior staff.
  • Strong technical ability and willingness to provide potential solutions to technical issues.
  • You must be able to prepare Corporation Tax computations, including groups.  Experience of other areas of taxation would also be beneficial.
  • You should be able to consolidate Group accounts, including cashflow statements.
  • Experience of due diligence work would be beneficial.
  • You will also be expected to deal with accounts preparation assignments, often at short notice and under time pressure.
  • Time management skills are essential in order to bring in assignments on time and in budget.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and comfortable dealing with partners, colleagues and clients alike.
  • This is a very busy office and flexibility will be expected.
  • Computer literacy is an important prerequisite for the role, skills with Word & Excel are essential.
  • Experience with Caseware, or any other accounts production packages, is essential.
  • The role provides a genuine opportunity, for the right candidate, to progress to a managerial position within 1 to 2 years.

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