Audit Senior - Top 50

Recruiter
Morgan Hunt UK Limited
Location
London (Central)
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Firm
An Audit Senior position has become available at a forward thinking Top 50 accountancy firm based in Central London.

There is a friendly and sociable environment within the firm. The office is open plan and the Partners are welcoming and always approachable. The firm put a great emphasis on looking after their employees. A healthy work life balance and flexible working is encouraged to ensure staff remain happy in their job. This has all resulted in a very low turnover of staff.

The Role

Reporting to the Audit Manager, you will be responsible for the preparation of audit files on site for audit assignments across a wide variety of industry sectors.

Depending on the size of the audit you may have responsibility for leading a team, reviewing work, dealing directly with clients and assisting with ad hoc projects. Client sectors include property, start-ups and FCA regulated businesses with turnovers ranging from £2m-£100m+.

Responsibilities

Audit

  • Preparation and audit of statutory accounts to comply with FRS and International auditing and accounting standards
  • Performing audits for companies within varied sectors including charities, solicitors, FCA regulated, manufacturing, property investment, tech sector and service industries T/O ranging from £2-100million
  • Delegating work to junior team members
  • Liaising with clients and dealing with any queries
  • Monitoring audits, including supervision, and reviewing of junior staff's work
  • Ensuring audits are completed within budget
  • Supporting the training and development of junior staff on audit assignments
  • Some assignments may require travel and staying away from home (nationally and on the rare occasion internationally)

Accountancy

  • Preparation of accounts for corporate clients, partnerships and sole traders, including: abbreviated company accounts and full company accounts
  • Discussing figures with clients and reporting any findings/variances
  • Group accounts may be required from time to time

Tax

  • Preparation of draft corporate taxation computations, including: General adjustments to accounting profits, capital allowances, IBAs' and deferred tax
  • Preparation and checking of VAT returns in all HMRC calculation formats
  • Liaison point between the tax department and the client

Requirements

  • ACA or ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Up to date technical knowledge and practical experience with FRS102
  • A good working knowledge of Xero, Kashflow, Viztopia, Digita Accounts, Pro-audit, VPM, SAGE would be an advantage, though not essential.
  • Good knowledge of Office 365 (Outlook, Word and Excel) is essential


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