Audit Accounts Senior Supervisor

10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Supporting our Clients Corporate Services team in Preston to deliver a quality service to a portfolio of clients, the key responsibilities of the role will include:

Acting as audit senior on a variety of audit work, including statutory audit of year end financial statements; grant audit, internal audit, client money audits for property professionals and Solicitors Accounts Rules audit.
working at client premises, supervising and training junior staff, developing client relationships and demonstrating a commercial approach to audit work performed.
Taking responsibility for planning, field work and completion of accounts for a mixed portfolio of clients, including professional firms and general corporate businesses.
Preparing statutory accounts for limited companies, limited liability partnerships, partnerships and sole traders
Supervising accounts assistants on site and in the office to ensure assignments are completed on time and within budget
Preparation of corporation tax and partnership tax returns
Monitoring of jobs in progress, billing and managing own time
Preparing draft reports and other documentation for presentation to clients
Potential progression to Client Manager position

We are seeking a positive and enthusiastic candidate who is committed to providing outstanding client service, whilst concurrently taking responsibility for their own personal development. The successful candidate will be able to communicate with clients and colleagues in a professional manner and be a good team player, confidently leading the team to meet its objectives.

Our ideal candidate will:

Be ACA/ACCA (or similar) qualified or qualified through experience
Have a sound knowledge and experience of auditing standards and experience of a wide range of clients
Have strong IT skills
Have experience of supervising / training staff on accounts assignments
Have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and to tailor communication appropriately
Have experience in developing client relationships and understanding client service standards
Have a strong commercial awareness
Demonstrate excellent attention to detail
Be solutions focused

Experience of working in legal firms or other professional practices would be advantageous.

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