Accounts & Audit Assistant

Recruiter
On Time Recruitment Limited
Location
Winchester
Salary
£19,000 to £24,000 depending upon expereince
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
11 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: We are recruiting an experienced Accounts & Audit Assistant for our client based in Winchester. The role offers a range of accountancy and audit assignments with experience across a wide client base. The firm is based in Winchester and has clients across Hampshire and the surrounding area with a focus on small and medium sized companies and groups. There is excellent scope for advancement within the audit speciality and as your skills develop the role will focus mainly on audit activities with less involvement in the preparation of accounts and tax returns for non-audit clients. Job Role: * Carrying out audit assignments, in house and on site with involvement from planning to completion * Preparation of accounts from trial balance * Preparation of corporation tax computations Required Skills: * AAT or ACA/ACCA part-qualified (or equivalent) * Minimum of 2 years experience in practice to include: o Production of accounts from trial balance o Preparation of corporation tax computation and identification of standard adjustments to accounting profits o Knowledge of accounting standards o High attention to detail, strong analytical skills and good time management o Full UK driving licence and access to own vehicle for client visits Beneficial Skills: * Previous audit experience and/or technical audit knowledge (e.g. completion of ACA Audit & Assurance paper / ACCA F8) * Familiarity with accounting packages such as: o IRIS Accountancy Suite o Desktop accounting packages such as Sage Accounts, QuickBooks and TAS Books o Cloud accounting solutions such as Xero and QuickBooks Online o Advanced knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel Salary: £19,000 to £24,000 depending upon experience