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Accounts and Audit Associate

Job Title: Accounts and Audit Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 16/01/2019
Reference: 13983674/001_1548340490
Contact Name: Jamie Todd
Contact Email: jamietodd@michaelpage.com
Job Published: January 24, 2019 14:34

Job Description

Opportunity for an AAT Finalist to take the next step in there career.

Accounts and Audit exposure.

Client Details

This is an opportunity for a motivated, ambitious and client focused individual to join a fast growing, South West

London based Practice as part of an outstanding Accounts and Audit team. We constantly strive to exceed our

client's expectations by delivering a high quality, client focused service. Our Accounts and Audit team reflects

this ethos and the successful candidate will be expected to support this.

Description

Commitments.

  •  Travel expenses paid in accordance with the firm's travel policy.
  •  Typical tasks required:

o bookkeeping

o preparation of management accounts

o sole trader/partnership/statutory year end accounts preparation from complete and incomplete books

and records;

o audit work - assisting other members of the audit team in various assignments;

o corporation tax;

o VAT returns; and

o client development and advisory

  •  Able to form good relationships with clients and colleagues alike.
  •  Assessing and obtaining information needed for the preparation of corporate tax returns.
  •  Reporting to other members of the Accounts and Audit Team.

Profile

  • AAT finalist or early stage ACCA studier with at least one year's General Practice experience gained ina small to medium sized firm.
  •  Must be competent in preparing accounts (sole trader, partnership and company accounts) based on incomplete books and records - the interview process will consist of questions to establish the level of competency in accounts preparation from incomplete books and records.
  •  Previous experience with bookkeeping and management accounts.
  •  Audit experience an advantage but not essential.
  •  Ability to work closely with other members of the team.
  •  Good academic history, at least to A level.
  •  Exemplary team player with a positive, client focused attitude.
  •  Competent on computers and associated software. Working knowledge of:

o CCH Accounts Production;

o CCH Audit Automation;

o Xero;

o Quickbooks; and

o MS Office products, especially Excel, a strong advantage.

  •  Excellent administrative, organisational and communication skills, good spoken and written English are necessary conditions for an offer of employment.
  •  Working to high levels of accuracy within defined deadlines.

Job Offer

  • Generous salary paid on a monthly basis in accordance with experience and market rate. Half yearly bonuses paid at the absolute discretion of the Board of Directors.
  •  Paid study support in accordance with the firm's training policy.
  •  Working hours: 9.00am to 5.30pm.
  •  20 days holiday increasing by one day for each additional year of service (to a maximum of 25 days).
  •  Two successful references required as part of offer, together with proof of Degree and professional exam