Audit and Accounts Senior/Semi Senior

Qualserv Consulting

Posted on Jun 14, 2024 by Qualserv Consulting
Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
£45k - £45k Annual
Full-Time

Audit and Accounts Senior/Semi Senior

Permanent

Based in Northampton or Oxford - Your Pref

Salary up to £45,000 Depending on Experience

Standard contract is 37.5 hours a week, 7.5 hours 5 days. 5 hours each day must be worked between 8.30-5 and the rest can be flexed.

Hybrid working. 60% in the office

Our Client is one of the fastest-growing independent accounting and business advisory firms in the UK and is listed as a Top 100 Accountancy Firm by Accountancy Age.

The firm provides tailored audit, accounting, payroll, taxation, and business advice across diverse sectors including academy schools, agriculture, landed estates, international, not-for-profit, property and development, and professional services.

We work closely with our clients to deliver carefully planned, clever solutions that are bespoke to their circumstances and designed to enable their success.

Purpose of the Role

To provide high-quality audit, accounting, and related client services to clients in the Corporate Services team and to contribute to the development of the practice under minimal supervision.

Responsibilities

  • To support partners and managers in the Corporate Department to deliver quality service to clients with compliance and planning matters.

  • To be able to manage and deliver ad hoc projects and assignments

  • Review and prepare client accounts, tax or VAT-based work from information supplied by clients to the required standards

  • Undertake remuneration planning exercises

  • Complete and supervise Audit assignments at a client site or remotely

  • Assist with higher-level, technical client audit, accounts, and taxation compliance work for corporate clients.

  • Identify points for Partner to raise with clients and to raise potential areas for additional services including added value services and advice

  • Finalise paperwork for dispatch to clients and HMRC in a timely manner meeting required deadlines and quality

  • Liaise with clients to obtain relevant information for their accounts, acting in a proactive way and ensuring attention to details and effective questioning of client

  • Monitor own job quality and quantity in line with agreed budgets, meeting these targets and exceeding where possible

  • Record your own chargeable time and ensure maximum recovery

  • Support trainees by providing on-the-job coaching and supervision and review of trainee assignments

  • Attend courses that are appropriate to the job role

  • Use appropriate support networks to clarify knowledge on complex queries such as CCH or software vendors

  • Review and depending on the size of the assignment prepare client tax returns based on information supplied by the client, advise on tax payable and payment dates, and meet deadlines in line with the firm's standards.

  • Assisting clients with accounts software and other queries as required.

  • Involvement in client seminars including attendance and set up where required

  • Involvement in networking and business generation under the guidance of more senior team members.

Critical Skills Required:

  • Excellent problem resolution skills and ideas generation ability

  • Strong computer literacy

  • Strong active listening skills

  • Ability to review and prepare client accounts, tax or VAT quickly and efficiently

Critical Knowledge Required:

  • Good knowledge of all taxes

  • Knowledge of Accounting systems including, Xero and other software as required. Knowledge of their uses and benefits

  • In-depth accounts preparation k n owledge

Qualifications Required

Essential: ACA or ACCA-qualified

Desirable: Degree or equivalent experience

Experience Required

Essential: Minimum of 2 years of proven accounts experience within a practice environment

Desirable: Experience with cloud accounting software such as Xero

Due to high demand we are only able to respond to applications that meet the required criteria


Reference: 2776137355

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Qualserv Consulting

Audit and Accounts Senior/Semi Senior

Qualserv Consulting

Posted on Jun 14, 2024 by Qualserv Consulting

Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
£45k - £45k Annual
Full-Time

Audit and Accounts Senior/Semi Senior

Permanent

Based in Northampton or Oxford - Your Pref

Salary up to £45,000 Depending on Experience

Standard contract is 37.5 hours a week, 7.5 hours 5 days. 5 hours each day must be worked between 8.30-5 and the rest can be flexed.

Hybrid working. 60% in the office

Our Client is one of the fastest-growing independent accounting and business advisory firms in the UK and is listed as a Top 100 Accountancy Firm by Accountancy Age.

The firm provides tailored audit, accounting, payroll, taxation, and business advice across diverse sectors including academy schools, agriculture, landed estates, international, not-for-profit, property and development, and professional services.

We work closely with our clients to deliver carefully planned, clever solutions that are bespoke to their circumstances and designed to enable their success.

Purpose of the Role

To provide high-quality audit, accounting, and related client services to clients in the Corporate Services team and to contribute to the development of the practice under minimal supervision.

Responsibilities

  • To support partners and managers in the Corporate Department to deliver quality service to clients with compliance and planning matters.

  • To be able to manage and deliver ad hoc projects and assignments

  • Review and prepare client accounts, tax or VAT-based work from information supplied by clients to the required standards

  • Undertake remuneration planning exercises

  • Complete and supervise Audit assignments at a client site or remotely

  • Assist with higher-level, technical client audit, accounts, and taxation compliance work for corporate clients.

  • Identify points for Partner to raise with clients and to raise potential areas for additional services including added value services and advice

  • Finalise paperwork for dispatch to clients and HMRC in a timely manner meeting required deadlines and quality

  • Liaise with clients to obtain relevant information for their accounts, acting in a proactive way and ensuring attention to details and effective questioning of client

  • Monitor own job quality and quantity in line with agreed budgets, meeting these targets and exceeding where possible

  • Record your own chargeable time and ensure maximum recovery

  • Support trainees by providing on-the-job coaching and supervision and review of trainee assignments

  • Attend courses that are appropriate to the job role

  • Use appropriate support networks to clarify knowledge on complex queries such as CCH or software vendors

  • Review and depending on the size of the assignment prepare client tax returns based on information supplied by the client, advise on tax payable and payment dates, and meet deadlines in line with the firm's standards.

  • Assisting clients with accounts software and other queries as required.

  • Involvement in client seminars including attendance and set up where required

  • Involvement in networking and business generation under the guidance of more senior team members.

Critical Skills Required:

  • Excellent problem resolution skills and ideas generation ability

  • Strong computer literacy

  • Strong active listening skills

  • Ability to review and prepare client accounts, tax or VAT quickly and efficiently

Critical Knowledge Required:

  • Good knowledge of all taxes

  • Knowledge of Accounting systems including, Xero and other software as required. Knowledge of their uses and benefits

  • In-depth accounts preparation k n owledge

Qualifications Required

Essential: ACA or ACCA-qualified

Desirable: Degree or equivalent experience

Experience Required

Essential: Minimum of 2 years of proven accounts experience within a practice environment

Desirable: Experience with cloud accounting software such as Xero

Due to high demand we are only able to respond to applications that meet the required criteria

Reference: 2776137355

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