Audit & Accounts Assistant

  • Permanent
  • Reading
  • £28,000 - £35,000

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a fast-growing Top20 Accountancy Practice who are looking to strengthen their Audit function and recruit a Part-Qualified ACA/ACCA Audit & Accounts Assistant for their Reading based offices. Reporting to one of the Audit Managers, you will be responsible for:

  • Working on a variety of interesting and smaller Audit assignments across multiple industry sectors, liaising with managers and partners when required
  • Preparing basic audit files, undertaking audit planning and leading/assisting juniors with fieldwork
  • Ensuring audit assignments are completed to a high standard, in time and within budgets agreed with Directors
  • Supervising and reviewing jobs completed by junior/graduate members of staff
  • Using accounting software to provide accurate reporting for Managers, Directors and clients
  • Preparing basic monthly and quarterly management accounts for sole traders, limited companies and partnerships
  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory accounts under the overall supervision of the Client Manager
  • Completing working papers including preparing bank reconciliations, other reconciliations and manual control accounts
  • Maintaining up to date and relevant technical knowledge of the industry and national economic issues
  • Providing input to new service and product pricing, including assisting with new client quotes
  • Developing and applying your technical knowledge through on the job training

To be considered for the role you should be a Part-Qualified ACA or ACCA Accountant, ideally with 1+ years external Audit & Accounts experience of small and medium-sized corporate businesses, and a working history either in a well-established small or regional Accountancy firm. You will have experience working in a team environment on multiple audit clients, building relationships with clients and internal management teams, and being able to prioritise and work to strict audit deadlines. The position is likely to be 70% Audit and 30% Accounts.

On offer is a salary up to £35,000 depending on relevant experience & qualification level, with benefits to include company pension, healthcare and 25 days holiday. To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) Office by telephone on 01183 245 245 or via email at [email protected]

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