This successful chartered accountancy and advisory practice is ran by 3 directors, employs c.20 staff and has a strong presence in the Liverpool City Centre. The firm advises clients ranging from SME's and Owner-Managed Businesses (c.£1m - £20m t/o) to large organizations’ across the North West and has experienced continued growth in clients and fees (recurring and non-recurring). The firm is looking to appoint an experienced ACA / ACCA Qualified or Qualified By Experience Senior Accountant / Auditor to join their audit and accounts department.
As a Senior Accountant within the firms Audit and Accounts team you will gain full exposure to clients and will perform a wide variety of general practice duties for our clients. Your focus will be on preparing year end accounts for clients, supervising juniors / trainees on audit assignments, reviewing accounts work and leading audit assignments.
This is an exciting opportunity for an ACCA / ACA Qualified Accountant or Qualified By Experience with several years’ experience within a chartered practice.
Preparation and finalisation of Financial Statements for both audit and non-audit clients (Limited companies, Sole traders, Partnerships and LLP's), from both manual and computerised records
Assist and lead in audit assignments, including the planning and completion unassisted.
Manage all technical accounting tasks without supervision
Preparation of Management Accounts
Review VAT returns
Responsible for managing, controlling and conducting the audit fieldwork for a diverse range of clients
Develop strong client relationships
Preparation of tax computations (Corporate)
Assist with the development of junior team members
Completion of adhoc assignments for clients, such as; Sage Line 50 or Xero training; completion of business plans, cashflow forecasts
You must be ACCA / ACA Qualified or Qualified By Experience and have gained accounts preparation experience whilst working in a chartered practice focused on SME's and Owner-Managed clients. Audit is essential. Knowledge of the software Sage Accounts Production Advanced and practical experience of Solicitors Accounts Rules audits will be beneficial.