Audit & Accounts Senior

  • Permanent
  • Watford
  • £40,000 - £50,000

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a Top30 Accountancy Practice who are looking to strengthen their Audit function and recruit a Qualified or Finalist level ACA/ACCA Audit & Accounts Senior for their Watford offices. Reporting to one of the Audit Managers, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading a variety of interesting and smaller Audit assignments across multiple industry sectors, liaising with managers and partners when required
  • Preparing 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 less senior members of staff
  • Using accounting software to provide accurate reporting for Managers, Directors and clients
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly management accounts for sole traders, limited companies and partnerships
  • Preparing statutory accounts and finalise accounts under the overall supervision of the Audit Manager
  • Completing working papers including preparing bank reconciliations, other reconciliations and manual control accounts
  • Preparing basic tax computations and returns e.g. corporation tax, VAT
  • Maintaining up to date and relevant technical knowledge of the industry and national economic issues
  • Inputting to service and product pricing, including assisting with new client audit quotes
  • Developing and applying your technical knowledge through on the job training

To be considered for the role which will typically be 80% Audit and 20% Accounts, you should be a Qualified ACA or ACCA Accountant, ideally with 2+ years external Audit experience of small and medium-sized corporate businesses, and a working history either in a Top100 or a well-established 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.

On offer is a salary up to £50,000 depending on experience & qualifications 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 on 01183 245 245 or via email at [email protected] .com

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