Accounts and Audit Associate

Williamson Croft LLP
08 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate would be assisting with a portfolio of clients covering bookkeeping assignments through to the preparation of statutory financial statements and assisting with audit engagements.

Key responsibilities include:

Bookkeeping and VAT return preparation with use of various accounting software packages and excel. Ensuring these assignments are delivered for review in a timely manner;Preparation of statutory financial statements to draft stage for manager review;Ensuring all clients statutory filing requirements are achieved on a timely basis.To assist in audits engagements with testing and evidence gathering and to undertake any other on site work as and when required.

Qualifications required:

Qualifications are desired but not required for the role:

AAT Level 4 qualified with a minimum of 24 months experience in an accountancy practice, where the main duties covered bookkeeping, accounts preparation and audit testing (desired but not mandatory).

Ideally starting or working towards ACA/ACCA.

Skills required:

A strong understanding and interest in accountancy and audit;Good level of math and English skills;The ability to prepare statutory accounts from source documentation to statutory format;An understanding of audit testing and procedures;Having a high level of written and spoken communication skills;Microsoft excel, word and PowerPoint skills;Confident in dealing with clients at all levels, great communicating skills with clients over the phone or face to face; andExcellent time management skills.Personal Qualities:

High level attention to detail;Being proactive and self-motivated;Being able to work with a team;Having interpersonal abilities;Being able to work well under pressure and achieve deadlines;Being friendly and tactful; andBeing organised.
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