Audit & Accounts Senior

Reed Finance
Covent Garden
£40,000 - £49,999
12 Apr 2019
17 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Finance has Partnered with a 3 Partner general practice based in the West End of London. This firm has a varied client base IT, Manufacturing, Property, Travel & Charities.
You will take responsibility for the Audit process and take interest in understanding their client’s business. Working alongside the partners you will look after a portfolio of clients ranging from SME to Large international clients.
The role split is 60% Audit and 40% Accounts so as much as Audit is the focus, the right candidate will have a varied background and strong previous Accounts experience in Practice.

The successful Audit Senior will be required to:

• Plan, execute and finalise audit assignments, working directly with the client under manager / partner supervision;
• Undertake the preparation of accounts and corporation tax computations for incorporated businesses for review by managers or partners.
• Control cost budgets, meet reporting timetables, prepare key client reporting documents.
• Ensure professional standards are met and supervise and develop more junior staff.
• Develop professional relationships with clients and within the firm.
• Pay attention to self-development and continuing professional education with a view to progressing in practice.
• Acting as a responsible member of the team, providing support, development and guidance to more junior members.
• Active adherence to budget and time tables, bringing matters to the attention of manager.
• Producing work for manager and partner review which requires little further input, clearly highlights issues and provides potential solutions to issues identified;
• Assisting with client cash flows and business plans where necessary
• Assisting with due diligence assignments when arising

Technical Requirements:

• Minimum two years UK PQE to include audit planning & completion.
• General practice experience in the UK.
• Supervisory experience to deal with work scheduling.
• Ability to deal with a portfolio of clients.
• Tax working knowledge of VAT corporation tax and personal tax.
• Be an ACA or ACCA and with a strong academic background.
• Demonstrate strong exposure to audit.
• Have very good accounts finalisation experience for self-employed LLPs & companies.
• Be thoroughly experienced in accounts and tax software, ideally IRIS, Quick Books & XERO.

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