Audit & Accounts Assistant
Leading Indpendent Regional Practice
Well Established with Excellent Opportunities
About Our Client
Our client are a leading regional accountancy practice who provide expertise in accountancy solutions and commercial business advisory services. The work ethic, commitment and attention to detail they perform on each project ensures the highest level of service. Being over 100 years established, this firm is well-known and won many awards in recent years.
- Acting as the first point of contact for our clients on a day-to-day basis.
- Anticipating client needs, and communicating effectively with clients in both written and verbal exchanges.
- Acting at all times with the Firm's best interests in mind. Acts with integrity in all dealings.
- Assisting in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for manager or partner review, providing solutions and seeking input for areas of concern and judgement.
- Demonstrating an understanding of the different types of risk, understanding the Firm's approach and policies for managing risk in relevant business and applicable legal and regulatory rules and following policies.
- Showing a sense of urgency and understanding of how their work (including speed, attention to detail, and quality) impacts the Firm's ability to serve clients.
- Producing work for the Manager and/or Partner review, clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified.
- Demonstrating business development skills an identifying additional sales opportunities.
- Demonstrating an application and solution-based approach to problem solving, referred to for research on delivery of solutions in that field on client assignments
- Identifying areas requiring improvement in the client's business processes and possible recommendations and prepare and deliver Audit Findings Reports to be provided to the client.
- Taking primary responsibility for monitoring progress against budget, and when the actual differs from the budget then gain a full understanding for the Manager.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will be fully ACA/ACCA qualified. They will have a strong knowledge of Accounts and Audit with experience of Managing a team within a Practice environment. The ideal candidate will also possess strong leadership and communication skills.
What's on Offer
- Full training package for AAT & further studies (if desired)
- An above market average salary
- Flexi time
- Free parking
- 22 days holiday & extra for birthdays etc
- Regular socials & 'dress down' Fridays