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Audit and Accounts Senior - Qualified or Part Qualified

  • Location: County Durham
  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Finance, Professional Practice
  • Contact: Leeds Profession
  • Contact Email: leedsprofession@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 15 April 2021
  • Job Ref: RWE00036375_1615913545
The role involves a mixture of preparing accounts for limited companies, partnerships, and sole traders, and audit of financial statements and other returns. 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:
*Preparation of accounts from a variety of client's systems - sage, Xero, QBO etc
*Audit of financial statements from planning to completion, including responsibility for managing the on-site audit team, where applicable
*Preparation of 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
*Acting as a point of contact for clients for ad hoc queries
*Providing training and guidance to trainees as required

Ideally you will :
*Be ACA/ACCA qualified or part-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 www.sharpconsultancy.com 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.