An exciting position has arisen within our Leeds city centre office for an Audit & Compliance Senior to assist the Audit Partner and team in delivering a first class service to clients, ensuring all statutory deadlines are met.
About the role
We are a progressive, fast-growing, dynamic firm specialising in exciting sectors. Role objectives include:
Responsible for ensuring clients meet all statutory filing requirements with the help of the “Bible”
Completes book keeping timely and accurately on Sage and other accounting software
Responsible for preparing and filing VAT returns by the deadlines at HMRC
Prepare year end accounts on Iris including notes to the accounts for review
Prepare a full year end file for review
To effectively plan an audit and then carry out that plan through audit testing and ensure all parts of the file are completed
To respond to client queries in a timely manner
To attend client meetings where required
Where required, to provide help and assistance to accounts trainees and accounts assistants
To support other departments where necessary
Communicates any staff issues/problems to Line Manager
Communicates any client issues to the Line Manager
Completes all admin and other ad hoc tasks requested by Line Managers
Complies with all confidentiality rules
Takes ownership for own development and is progressing through their ACCA qualification to become fully qualified if not already qualified
To ensure their monthly billing targets are met and to report to the audit and compliance partner immediately if there are any hindrances to this
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED
Part qualified/qualified ACCA with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in an accountancy practice, where their main duties have related to statutory year end accounts and audits
Technically strong with a passion for knowledge
Confident in dealing with clients at all levels, great communicating skills with clients over the phone or face to face
Excellent time management skills to ensure all deadlines are met
Organised and efficient
We are an established firm of financial consultants to entrepreneurs, with offices in the heart of Manchester city centre on Deansgate, and soon to be in the heart of Leeds.
We have teams in accounting, tax, wealth management, corporate finance, payroll and marketing, all of which you will be given the opportunity to work closely alongside.
For more information, please visit our Careers page.
*Please note: We do not use recruitment agencies, please do not send speculative CVs in relation to this position.