Qualified Senior

Location St Albans
Job Type Full Time

PURPOSE OF ROLE
-Carry out audit / accounts and related tax assignments for clients.
-Involvement in planning of assignments.
-Take responsibility for achieving agreed budgets and meeting deadlines.
-Setting objectives for more junior staff and supervise on site, reviewing their work and coaching on the job where necessary.
-Role break down is 40% audit, 40% accounts, 10% tax & 10% wider business advisory work.

JOB CONTENT
-Responsible for auditing of companies including planning and finalisation of jobs, in a wide range of sectors.
-Present on-site for audit.
-Supervision of the audit team on-site, which includes reviewing the work of juniors.
-Preparation of tax computations and Corporation Tax returns (CT600).
-Preparation of accounts of companies, groups of companies, partnerships and LLP`s together with Tax computations.
-Close liaison with clients, and other stakeholders, often direct contact at Partner Levels.
-Motivation and encouragement of team.
-Promoting the interests of the firm with all employed by the firm, clients, prospective clients and other third parties.
-Generally to provide a personal, professional, speedy and efficient service to the firm`s clients.
-Any other special work as required e.g. company valuations, HMRC investigations & proposal pitches.
-Working alongside current office management to assist and supervise junior team members.
Practice Development
-To attend client gatherings or client seminars on an ad hoc basis.
-Spotting Practice Development opportunities with clients and progressing these in liaison with Partner.
-Internal networking so to get to know your team & the wider firm.

Administration
Using initiative to come up with innovative ideas to improve systems currently in practice with regards to client or staff matters.SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL
-Qualified to ACA or ACCA level with 3-4 years practice experience.
-Top 100 firm.
-Must have completed 2 audits in the last year with a turnover of £25m+.
-Technically competent, including solid experience and understanding of UK GAAP, auditing standards and Corporate Tax
-High level of personal motivation.
-Good communicator- able to get on with Clients/Trainees.
-Adaptable.
-Willing to get involved and help clients.
-Initiative.
-Ability to organise and good motivator and encourager of team.
-Personable and confident – clients should feel confident of their ability to relate to them.
-Ability to prioritise work – time management.
-Ability to meet deadlines and get the `job` done.

DESIRABLE
Obtained 1st time passes
2:1 degree in any discipline

 

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