Audit & Accounts Senior

$56,966 - $69,625 yearly
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  • SL6, Maidenhead, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
  • Mar 22, 2024
Permanent Experience: Qualified Accountant Location: Hybrid

Job Description

We are recruiting for an Audit & Accounts Senior on behalf of a successful, four-partner, boutique accountancy practice that is enjoying a period of continued growth. You will be joining an Audit & Accounts team that has recently progressed a team member to Manager, hence the need to recruit for this role. This progressive firm offers a good work/life balance with hybrid working and minimal need to work any overtime, which only occurs during particularly busy periods. This firm will consider applications from part qualified candidates seeking a Semi-Senior level role at an appropriate salary. This is a new role to focus on dealing with audit, accounts and tax work for small to medium limited companies, sole traders and partnerships. As Audit & Accounts Senior reporting to a director, your responsibilities will include: * Assisting directors with client meetings and be able to deal with client queries on accounting, payroll and taxation matters, and identifying any issues * Assist with onboarding new clients, identify and register with HMRC for relevant taxes, advise new clients of bookkeeping requirements * Take responsibility for key aspects of audit assignments such as planning, audit testing and file preparation and assistance with finalisation * Assist in leading audit team and junior staff * Preparation of some larger year end accounts assignments, corporation tax computations, management accounts * Review of VAT returns and bookkeeping * Maintain continuous and beneficial contact with clients and dealing with queries * Monitor time spent on engagements to ensure a commercial return for the business and invoicing of client work * Assist in the on-job training and development of junior staff Full job spec available on registration. We welcome applications from candidates with the following skills, experience and attributes: * ACCA/ACA qualified with at least five years’ experience gained within UK practice * Be competent in all aspects of audit, accounts and taxation work for small/medium companies, sole traders and partnerships * Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office; knowledge of CCH Accounts Preparation/Pro Audit, Sage, QuickBooks and Xero software is desirable * Be technically up to date * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Experience of staff supervision * Knowledge of billing process would be an advantage Submit your CV for this Audit & Accounts Senior role Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications for this role from candidates that do not have the right to work in the UK, or require visa sponsorship, either currently or in the future. This includes those currently on a graduate visa. Additionally, candidates must have experience gained within UK accountancy practice. We stipulate these criteria due to the high volume of applications from outside of the UK. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful In order to view more information on this job press the APPLY NOW button below and it will take you to the source website

Working Hours

Full Time

Salary by Currency

This role in US Dollars has a minimum of $56,966 to a maximum of $69,625. In British Pounds it has a minimum of £45,000 to a maximum of £55,000. In Australian Dollars it has a minimum of $86,685 to a maximum of $105,948.


Governance and Control (for team members)

Everybody from the CEO to the newest intern plays an important role towards supporting governance and control. During this course participants will learn governance risk management compliance treasury and closing the books.

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Planning Budgeting and Forecasting

This course teaches you how to master the business planning and strategy creation the budgeting process creating investment cases building financial models allocating capital monitoring budgets and managing outcomes.

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Relationship Building

Relationships are at the heart of everything you do and are a fundamental component of your success. This course will teach you how to build brand new relationships from scratch and apply proven techniques to turn these individuals into your biggest supporters.

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Analysing and Reporting Performance

This module has been specifically designed to help finance team members identify the key metrics that are needed to manage performance across the business and turn these into a powerful set of KPIs that can be reported on dashboards scorecards and board reports.

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Personal Effectiveness

Recent studies show that finance team members with high levels of personal effectiveness earn significantly more than their less-effective counterparts and progress far quicker through their careers. This course teaches you to set priorities organize your time and resources and stay focused on achieving your goals to a high standard.

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Commercial Mindset

Possessing a strong commercial awareness means aligning your views with the company’s strategy and values to drive significant growth and value throughout your business. You will learn how to understand your business develop market knowledge tell the financial story drive growth and maximize shareholder value.

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Best Practice Financial Modelling

This course teaches you the fundamentals of good modelling practice including the spreadsheet life cycle the FAST Standard the Calculation Block Flags and Factors how to review models and SMART Guidelines for financial modelling.

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Soft Skills

Research shows that soft skills contribute towards 80% of your career success and this is arguably even more the case for finance leaders. This course teaches you how the best finance leaders communicate effectively with their team build bridges between each department and develop trusted relationships with key stakeholders.

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Finance leaders are responsible for developing a well-rounded finance function that can keep up with the evolution of your business. During this module you will learn how to lead your finance function become a C-Suite business leader manage people drive the culture; and represent your business externally.

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