Audit & Compliance – Manchester Vacancy


Fancy joining our team? We are on the lookout for a new member of our Audit & Compliance team to assist in delivering a first class and timely service to clients, helping to ensure all statutory deadlines are met.

About the role

We are a progressive, dynamic firm of accountants specialising in exciting sectors.

Role objectives:

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 assist in the testing of audits when required
To respond to client queries in a timely manner
To carry out year end work on site at the clients whenever possible
Where required, to provide help and assistance to accounts trainees
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 part qualified and then eventually fully 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

Desirable skills & knowledge:

Someone who is AAT Level 4 qualified or Level 3 and has passed the first three Fundamental ACCA exams and has a minimum of 18 months experience in an accountancy practice, where their main duties have related to bookkeeping and statutory year end accounts
A strong understanding of the basics of accountancy and a passion for enhancing their knowledge
Ability to prepare accounts from source documents to statutory format ready for review by their manager
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

About Us

We are financial consultants to entrepreneurs providing expertise in accountancy solutions and commercial business advisory services.

Our name, derived from the adjective ‘sedulous’, epitomises the work ethic, commitment and attention to detail we perform on each project to ensure the highest possible level of service. We offer a full range of services from the inception of the business concept, throughout growth of the entity and on to exit strategies.

There is no typical clientele; we operate on new start businesses to multinational stock listed companies.

For more information, please visit our Careers page.

*Please note: If you are a recruitment agency, please take note that we no longer look to use an external resource as we are doing this through our own resources.

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