Role details

Audit and Accounts Assistant

Newcastle upon Tyne   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Accounts and Audit role
  • In a successful practice in the North East

About Our Client

Our client's continuing success has meant that there are new opportunities within their audit and accounts team. They are a regional practice with offices based in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne

Job Description

As an Audit and Accounts Assistant your role will involve:

  • Examining company accounts and financial control systems

  • Complete detailed audit tests on sections of the audit including bank, fixed assets, sales, salaries, systems testing, profit & loss, purchases, debtors and creditors

  • Recognise problems and ensure that these are referred to more senior members of staff

  • Collating audit evidence in order to assist the partner with his decision on the audit report

  • Checking that financial reports and records are accurate and reliable

  • Collating, checking and analysing spreadsheet data

  • Identifying if and where processes are not working as they should and advising on changes to be made

  • Liaising with client's accounts team to gather information

  • Presenting findings to the Audit Manager in a clear and concise manner

  • Ensuring procedures, policies, legislation and regulations are correctly followed and complied with

The Successful Applicant

To be successful in the role of Audit and Accounts Assistant you will need

  • Full AAT qualification.
  • Strong IT skills and sound knowledge of excel.
  • Strong analytic skills and good attention to detail.
  • Strong time management and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • A commitment to progressing their career in accountancy.

The candidate may also be working towards completing their ACA/ACCA or equivalent

What's on Offer

Salary is between £18000 and £26000 dependent on previous experience and study support is available

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