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This highly respected firm of Chartered Accountants currently seek an ACCA or ACA Qualified (or an experienced Part Qualified Accountant) for a key position within the practice. As an Audit & Accounts Senior, you will have direct client contact and work closely with the Partners ensuring clients receive excellent service. The role is varied and the firm can offer excellent progression and development opportunities for the right candidate

Audit & Accounts Senior – Main Duties:

  • Managing a portfolio of clients with regular client visits and contact being a vital part of the role
  • Preparation of management accounts for a wide variety of clients
  • Financial Statement preparation for companies and unincorporated businesses and charities and trusts from a range of information
  • To undertake audits ensuring they are completed in accordance with relevant legislation and Audit standards
  • Preparation of tax computations and Corporation Tax Returns
  • Quarterly VAT preparation
  • Take responsibility for achieving agreed budgets and meeting deadlines
  • Coaching of more junior members of staff along with review of their work
  • Be able to advise on accounting issues
  • Dealing with client queries and liaising with clients in respect of accounting matters
  • Any other special work as required e.g. company valuations, cashflow projections, HMRC investigations
  • Starting to become aware of business development, including promoting the firm and its services to the existing client base and prospects

Audit & Accounts Senior – Personal Specification:

  • ACCA/ACA qualified or nearly qualified
  • 3+ years experience within an accountancy practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – you will have daily contact with the clients and accounts team
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure – this is a demanding role, often with daily deadlines
  • Strong organisation skills – you may be required to multi-task
  • Ability to follow and implement systems
  • Willing to learn – legislation changes and advances in IT mean the role continually evolves and you will want to continually grow and learn new technical knowledge and new IT skills
  • Flexible and adaptable beyond the core role
  • Experience using Iris, Sage, QuickBooks and Xero
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (e.g., pivot tables, lookups, sumifs etc

This is an excellent career opportunity for a Newly Qualified ACA or ACCA Accountant to develop their technical skills whilst working alongside a highly experienced and very supportive senior management team. The offices are based a short walk from Epsom station and there is also parking available.  

Fletcher George is a financial recruitment specialist and is acting as an agency in relation to this role. We aim to respond to all successful applications within 48 hours.