Accounts & Audit Senior

Reference: KW3
Darlington

In June 2018 this client was awarded the Accountancy Firm of the Year (51-200 employees) at the North East Accountancy Awards. They are recognised as one of the leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers in the region. Their 3 offices are ideally placed to offer owner-managed businesses proactive advice, ideas & solutions. Their philosophy is to work with clients to ensure they achieve their commercial goals and objectives. By listening to clients and understanding their particular industry they provide tailored business solutions that meet the demands of today's fast-moving business environment.

Accounts & Audit Senior

The key duties of the Accounts & Audit Senior role are:

Preparation of accounts from a variety of client’s systems – Sage, Xero, QuickBooks (QBO) etc;
Audit of financial statements from planning to completion, including responsibility for managing the on-site audit team;
Preparation of corporation tax computations;
Actioning queries raised by accounts and tax managers on the drafts;
Finalisation of the accounts and corporation tax computations following client meeting;
Acting as a point of contact for clients for ad hoc queries.
 
The ideal candidate will:

be ACA or ACCA qualified with recent experience of both audit & accounts preparation;
technically strong and driven to deliver excellent client service;
able to demonstrate a track record in delivering to tight client deadlines;
show experience of running audits (desirable).
 
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a contributory pension scheme, 22 days holiday plus statutory holidays with the option for employees to purchase up to an additional 5 days holiday each year.  Additional benefits include access to Perkbox, an option to join the firms cycle to work scheme and a discounted health plan.

 

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