Audit Assistant - Ipswich

Recruiter
Taylor Hawkes Ltd
Location
Ipswich
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
13 Jul 2019
Closes
17 Jul 2019
Ref
1196179016
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Top 40 firm are looking to recruit an Audit Assistant to join their Corporate Division in Ipswich to support with a growth in client work. The role will involve preparing financial statements and taxation computations, being a member and effectively providing a hands on compliance and advisory role.

To be successful in this role you will need to be:
  • Great at organising people, tasks and workload
  • Adaptable and tenacious when working towards a solution
  • A good collaborator and develop relationships with people at all levels of the firm and with external training and service providers
  • A strong multitasker able to manage a number of different tasks to completion in a timely manner
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written.

In return you will have support to establish your career with Larking Gowen at a pace that suits you both personally and professionally. Here are just some of the other benefits we offer:
  • Flexible benefits including Cycle to Work Scheme, pension salary exchange, holiday purchase, discounted gym membership, on-line benefits platform with healthcare, retail and leisure offers and discounts
  • Regular sports and social events and team activities
  • Award winning wellbeing programme that includes charity events, dress down days, holistic therapies, pension investment advice, monthly wellbeing newsletter, webinars and dedicated Wellbeing Champions at every office
  • Employee Assistance Programme providing advice, support and counselling services

We know that benefits are important and can be personal so feel free to ask us what we can offer you.

More information on the role - key tasks (not exhaustive):

Accounts, Audit and Taxation:
  • Drafts or reviews the financial statements
  • Prepares or reviews the corporation tax computations
  • Prepares an audit plan and ensures it appropriately addresses audit objectives
  • Takes an active part in the audit planning and fraud discussion to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy
  • Oversees all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion
  • Ensures planned audit/accounts work is appropriately completed to satisfy objectives
  • Communicates any issues relating to an job with manager or partner including matters which arising which were not identified at the planning stage
  • Prepares or reviews audit documentation
  • Ensures the efficient use of appropriate software packages (Caseware)

Clients
  • Maintains up to date understanding of clients business
  • Maintains good working relationships with client staff

Additional qualifications and Experience

Ideally you will be part ACA or ACCA qualified and you will be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and understanding of working with external clients.

This role will best suit someone who has previous experience of working in an Audit role within practice.

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