Audit & Accounts Senior

25000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual
09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit an Audit & Accounts Senior or Semi-Senior to join the Audit & Accounts team in Swansea.

Located on the outskirts of the city centre with ample parking.

You will be qualified or part qualified or working towards a professional qualification and will have recent experience of working within practice.

You will be joining a busy team providing our clients with excellent specialist knowledge.

The role will include:

* Planning and carrying out audit fieldwork, statutory reporting and completion work, along with general accounting compliance work
* Leading smaller / medium audit engagements, which will include planning executing, directing, and completing financial audits within the allocated time
* Developing audit programmes and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives
* Preparing financial statements, ensuring they are compliant with relevant accounting standards
* Regular travel and time working at client's premises; a willingness to travel and access to a car is essential
* The need to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines set
* Dealing with clients at various levels
* Preparing accounts from incomplete records

Person Specification:

You will:

* Hold or working towards a professional accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA)
* Have proven experience of working in an Audit & Accounts team in a practice environment
* Be a motivated individual, able to work alone or as part of a team

You will need to demonstrate:

* An analytical ability to solve problems and critically evaluate issues
* Experience of working with both financial and non-finance people
* Strong organisation and planning skills and attention to detail
* Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
* Experience of working in a dynamic, fast changing environment
* Experience of working on cross-functional teams/projects
* Experience of using automated accounting & audit software packages, such as Sage, Xero and CCH products
* An ability to produce high level written reports
* Advanced excel and word skills
* Care for clients and colleagues by anticipating and proactively developing solutions for the client with longer-term benefits
* Hold a full & clean driving licence, with daily access to a car

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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