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Senior

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Accountancy Recruitment

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Annette Rowland

  • Contact email:

    Annette@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

  • Job ref:

    J34412

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-24

  • Start date:

    2021-01-21

  • Consultant:

    Annette Rowland

Senior
Bury St Edmunds
£Neg depending on experience

I am currently representing a friendly and professional Accountancy Practice based in Bury St Edmunds who are seeking a Senior Accounts candidate to strengthen their existing team.

You will be responsible for undertaking high quality audit and assurance assignments, accounts preparation and tax compliance services for a range of corporate clients. Duties will include:

Audit and Assurance responsibilities to include:

Undertaking Audit assignments as the in charge
Liaising with client's staff to ensure all information and explanations are obtained
Preparation of audit planning of audit assignments, including completion of the relevant documentation, for review by Manager
Direction and supervision of junior staff on audit assignments to ensure work is completed efficiently and in line with the audit plan
Review of junior staff work to ensure this is satisfactorily completed prior to Manager review
Completion of audit testing as directed by the manager and in accordance with the audit plan
Ensuring that work completed is evidenced and recorded on the electronic audit file
Preparation of audit completion documentation for review by manager
Completion of work following Manager review ensuring all issues assigned have been actioned and cleared

Accounts Preparation

Reviewing files prepared by junior staff prior to Manager review
Complete work programmes and administration paperwork
Preparation of accounts to final stage for manager review
Completion of disclosure checklists
Completion of work following Manager review ensuring that all issues assigned have been actioned and cleared
Liaise with client's staff to ensure all information and explanations are obtained
Research and conclusion of technical points in respect of financial reporting for review by Manager

Taxation

Preparation of draft corporation tax computations for review by Manager
Submission of Corporation Tax Returns to HMRC when completed
Ability to identify potential tax issues or planning opportunities and communicate these to Manager or client where appropriate
Research and conclusion on technical points in respect of taxation for review by Manager

VAT

Completion of VAT Returns for review by Manager
Submission of VAT returns to HMRC when complete
Ability to identify potential VAT issues or planning opportunities and communicate these to Manager or client where appropriate

Company Secretarial

Review Companies House forms prior to submission
Possess an awareness of statutory responsibilities of companies and their directors

Business Development / Client Management

Develop client relationships, including regular client contact by telephone, meetings and electronically
Identify opportunities for additional services
Awareness of business development including representing the firm
Display a confident, accurate and reliable accounting knowledge when interacting with clients, presenting ideas and implementing strategies
Actively engage with senior staff / Partners to gain a good understanding of the business
Liaise directly with business owners and accounts staff
Build and maintain strong relationships with clients

Staff

Mentor, supervise and coach junior staff assigned and contribute to non-client work
Delegate tasks effectively
Review work of junior staff, ensuring quality in compliance with professional standards / requirements

To be successful in your application, you will have recent Accountancy Practice experience and possess experience of all the above duties. You will have good IT skills to include Word and Excel.

This role is permanent, full-time and will be working a 37.5 hour week.

This role is commutable from Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Thetford, Newmarket, Sudbury and all surrounding villages.

Please apply today if this role is of interest to you!