Audit and Accounts Senior

35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP45000/annum
27 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opening has come up within a three partner accountancy practice based in Hitchin.

The Client

My client is a three-partner accountancy practice with two offices across the north of Hertfordshire. Their Hitchin office is the largest of the two, with roughly around 25 employees.

Their client base is varied and they offer all range of accountancy practice services. Their office is an open and friendly environment - and they only ever work until 2pm on a Friday!

Roles & Responsibilities of the Audit and Accounts Senior (Hitchin)

* The audit of clients' accounts from books and records provided to us. The work involved will cover conducting audits at clients' premises as well as on site in either of the offices.
* The preparation of clients' accounts from books and records supplied to us. The work involved will cover both audit and non-audit clients which will be in the form of Sole Traders, Partnerships, Limited Companies, Trusts and Charities.
* The preparation of tax computations for both income tax and corporation tax based upon accounts prepared.
* Extract information at the time of preparing the accounts recording information that will be required by the Tax Department for the preparation of P11Ds.
* Reporting either directly to the manager or client of improvements which could be made to the client's accounts function as noted when conducting the audit or preparing the accounts.
* Reconciliation of VAT and PAYE accounts and advising the manager or client directly of any adjustments needed regarding underpayments or overpayments to the Tax Authorities.
* The occasional preparation of cash flows, forecasts and business plans etc for clients and to aid third party presentations.
* Ad-hoc arrangements, either in house or at client's premises covering any of the above areas or general accounting, due diligence, investigation and taxation matters.
* Assisting the Audit Manager in the planning and review of audit assignments and with due diligence
* assignments as and when required.
* Supervising the audit process on site, supporting and developing junior members of staff.
* Monitor and manage the progress of the audit assignment against the original plan.
* Other ad hoc duties as may be required from time to time in order to assist the smooth running of the Audit
* Department or to provide additional assistance to clients.

The ideal candidate for the role of the Audit and Accounts Senior (Hitchin)

* Must have at least three years previous experience working within a practice
* ACCA or ACA qualified
* Full driving license

What's on Offer?

* GBP35,000 - GBP45,000, dependent upon experience.
* Real room for progression
* Relaxed environment - early finish on Fridays

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