Audit & Accounts Senior/Supervisor - Cheam

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Location
Cheam, Sutton
Salary
£35,000 - £40,000
Posted
30 May 2018
Closes
29 Jun 2018
Job Role
Accountant, Audit
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
ACA (ICAEW), ACCA
Seniority Level
Senior
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Are you an Audit & Accounts Senior Looking for role progression, or a Supervisor looking for new challeneges and opportunities?

AJ Chambers are recruiting for a comitted Audit & Accounts senior to join their team. This practice is a top 100 firm based in Cheam.

Your role will consit of reviewing work from a mixed portfolio and deal with accounts queries. Enabling the director to focus on developing the practice and providing a consultative service to existing clients.

Main Role Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Directors and manager with planning meetings and workflow
  • Dealing with a varied client portfolio (T/O up to £5million) including OMBs, construction, entertainment, retail etc.
  • Review of a wide range of accounts - Limited, sole trader, partnership, LLP’s etc. Identifying and making adjustments where necessary
  • Manage audits (T/O up to £20million) including planning, completion of audit work and monitoring the work of junior audit team members and completing the file for engagement director review.
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns and self-assessment returns.
  • Providing a management accounts service to clients to include forecasting and budgeting
  • Finalising accounts under the overall control of the directors
  • Supporting the team with more complex accounts work e.g. intercompany transactions, FRS102 etc
  • Management, review and preparation of personal tax returns
  • Developing relationships with clients with a view to becoming their primary point of contact for any initial accounts, tax or VAT queries
  • Attend client meetings on a regular basis
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
  • Ensure work is completed within agreed time and budget
  • Team management, identifying any training needs and providing guidance to junior team members ensuring cohesion amongst the close knit team
  • Dealing with general incoming client queries and escalating when required
  • Identify cross selling opportunities
  • Work with a variety of systems including - FreeAgent, Xero, IRIS, SAGE and Quickbooks
  • Opportunity to be involved in ad-hoc client projects

Requirements:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified with 3 Years + within a practice environment
  • Experience to include supervising a small team, mentoring junior team members and having responsibility for managing a portfolio
  • Up to date statutory accounts knowledge and sound accounting, corporate/personal tax and VAT technical knowledge is required
  • Experience of preparing management accounts (to include forecasting and budgeting)
  • Must possess a client focused attitude and have proven experience of building and maintaining relationships with clients
  • Experience of working with a variety of clients.
  • Acute sense of fine detail and the ability to analyse and solve more complex accounting queries.
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel, Xero, SAGE, IRIS, Quickbooks and FreeAgent
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and flexible in approach
  • Communication - oral and written, ability to deal with variety of people in different environments
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Adaptable to change
  • Self-motivated
  • Organised - ability to deal with a variety of tasks and managing a varied workload
  • Commercially aware
  • Team building skills
  • Be positive and committed to THP in dealings with both clients and team member

If you have any questions or queries please contact Harry Ellis at AJ Chambers

Audit & Accounts Senior/Supervisor - Cheam

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