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Audit and Accounts Senior

  • Competitive
  • Darlington, North East,
  • Permanent
Our Client a very successfully and expanding accountancy practice with several offices throughout the region are currently on the lookout for an Audit and Accounts  Senior to join their team
The Role-Senior Audit and Accounts Senior
We are looking for a qualified audit and accounts senior to work as part of our audit and accounts team in Darlington.  You will be involved in the delivery of statutory audits and preparing accounts for a portfolio of some of the most innovative and exciting clients across our region including limited companies, partnerships, and sole traders from a variety of sectors including education, retail, manufacturing, and charities. 
  • Preparation of accounts from a variety of client’s systems – Sage, Xero, QuickBooks, etc
  • Audit of financial statements from planning to completion, including responsibility for managing the on-site audit team, where applicable
  • Preparation of draft corporation tax computations
  • Actioning queries raised by the accounts and tax managers on the draft accounts and tax computations
  • Finalisation of the accounts and corporation tax computations following client meetings
  • Providing training, guidance, and support to members of the team as required
  • Attending clients’ premises predominantly across the North-East and Yorkshire depending on the location
The Person
  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Experience of involvement in or leading on audits
  • Proven experience of owner-managed small to medium-business accounts preparation including statutory financial statements
  • Recent general practice background, with exposure to accounts, audit, and/or tax
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Proven experience of delivering excellent client service
  • Be flexible and proactive in managing multiple priorities
  • Have excellent communication skills and be confident speaking to clients face to face, over the telephone, and by email
  • Must have excellent IT skills, including working knowledge of Excel
  • The ability to check work for accuracy and have good attention to detail
  • Be able to demonstrate your initiative to solve problems
  • The ability to travel to clients’ premises as required
  • Knowledge of accounting software packages such as Sage, QuickBooks, Online, Xero, and IRIS. Along with knowledge of clients’ specialist sectors and charities of the legal profession.
The Package
  • Competitive Salary
  • A Work Life Balance focused employer with flexible working including hybrid working and other flexible options
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays and 1 day for your birthday
  • Social events
  • Opportunities for learning and development and fully paid qualifications
  • Volunteering day and organised charitable events

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