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Audit & Accounts Executive

Employer
Interaction Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
13 Apr 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Audit & Accounts Executive

We are looking for an Audit & Accounts Executive on behalf of a National Accountancy Practice.

Based in their Northampton office, you will be required to Lead a large number of audit jobs, ensuring deadlines are met and compliant with necessary regulations.

Qualifications & Skills
  • ACA or ACCA, fully qualified with practice experience
  • 3 years + Auditing experience
  • Competent planning and completion skills
  • Computer experience - Sage, Excel, Word and ideally CaseWare (accounts and audit) and tax software
  • Previous experience of supervising/mentoring junior members of staff
  • Good up-to-date technical knowledge including recent developments in accounting standards

    The Role
  • Produce a detailed audit planning memorandum, including details of any potential difficulties that may have been encountered during previous audits and ensure correct tests are applied to produce sufficient audit evidence, discuss with Partner/Director/Senior Manager/Manager
  • Allocate sections to junior staff and brief on what is expected of them
  • Answer queries from juniors throughout the audit
  • Complete audits in accordance with company audit procedures, with assistance from more senior members of staff where required
  • Monitor the progress of jobs, ensure that budgets are met, address any problems that are encountered to ensure that the audit is finished within budget and timeframe
  • Check and supervise the work of more junior staff both on site and in office and complete any sections as necessary
  • Ensure all hours worked on any client are recorded correctly, enabling a true reflection of the profitability of the job to be shown
  • Complete analysis of items for tax
  • Sign off audit sections, address any problems and/or queries and complete the file before passing it on to the Partner/Director/Senior Manager/Manager for review
  • Completion of a job - tasks would include:
  • filling in required documentation
  • preparation of Key Issues Memorandum including commentary on accounts
  • summary of outstanding points to managers
  • final analytical review
  • cast accounts, check referencing
  • ensure lead schedules agree to accounts
  • pass file to Manager for review
  • clear all review points
  • make any amendments necessary
  • Draft letters to clients in relation to the audit/accounts
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