Accounts Senior Associate

Recruiter
BDO
Location
Merseyside, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
07 Sep 2019
Ref
1242755256
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview
The firm is looking to recruit an Accounts Hub Senior Associate to join the Accounts Hub based in central Liverpool. This team is one of several Hubs within BDO's rapidly growing Shared Service Centre (SSC). SSC team members work internally within the business providing support to the client facing members of the firm.

Responsibilities
This will be a challenging and rewarding role where you will:
• Support national audit teams with review and QA of statutory accounts prepared under FRS 102, FRS 102 section 1a and FRS 101
• Allocate work to team members using our proprietary workflow tool
• Provide cover for Accounts Hub Supervisor during holidays and absences
• Monitor throughput, productivity and accuracy of team members' output
• Embed a continuous improvement ethic through effective monitoring and route cause analysis of errors and omissions
• Work extensively with the Caseware accounting package and workflow tools
• Deliver QA outputs to agreed timescale, quality and volume
• Deal with internal queries with colleagues and teams across BDO UK
• Provide support to other colleague teams in the SSC dependent upon seasonality of core work

Requirements
• ACA or ACCA qualified
• Significant experience of preparing statutory accounts
• Experience of training junior members of staff and reviewing their outputs
• IT skills - strong working knowledge of MS Excel, other MS Office products and similar desktop applications. Knowledge of Caseware is advantageous, but full training is given.
• Well presented with a professional level of communication - both verbal and written
• Good time management, organisation skills and the ability to prioritise and complete tasks with limited supervision.
• Viewed by others as a trusted advisor and advocate
• Energised, enthusiastic and results orientated
• Ability to work well in a team environment.
• Ability to use own initiative and take a flexible approach.
• Supervisory experience beneficial but not essential

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