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Assistant Manager

  • Location: County Durham
  • Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Professional Practice
  • Contact: Leeds Profession
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 15 April 2021
  • Job Ref: RWE00036375_1615913119
The role involves a mixture of audit engagements and accounts preparation, together with assisting with the review of accounts for limited companies, partnerships, and sole traders.

The successful candidate will work with clients from a variety of sectors including manufacturing, retail, charity, education, and solicitors. The role requires attendance at clients' sites across the North East, COVID restrictions permitting.

The key duties of the role are:
*Planning, fieldwork and completion of audit engagements
*Working closely with partners & senior staff to ensure clients' needs are met, and supporting them in dealing with their responsibilities to clients
*Overseeing the preparation of statutory accounts and corporation tax computations and to undertake accounts preparation and reviews as required
*Provide routine tax, accounting and general commercial advice to clients
*Ensure that working papers, financial statements, tax returns and client files are prepared in accordance with the firm's standards
*Ensure accounts and audit assignments are progressed and completed within both time and financial budgets
*Provide supervision and support to junior team members

Ideally you will :
*Be ACA/ACCA qualified
*Have recent relevant experience of owner-managed small to medium business accounts preparation including statutory financial statements
*Have audit experience
*Be able to demonstrate a general practice background, with exposure to accounts, audit and tax
*Be driven to deliver excellent client service
*Have a track record in delivering to tight client deadlines
*Knowledge of accounting software packages such as Sage, QuickBooks, Xero, etc. would be advantageous
*Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
*Good organisational and administrative skills with attention to detail

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.