Accounts & Audit Officer

Blaenau Gwent
28000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
09 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Description

We are looking to recruit an Audit & Accounts person to join a busy, diverse and forward thinking company inthe Swansea area. The successful candidate will be a qualified or part qualified, experienced Accountant and will join our busy team providing 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 include planning executing, directing, and completing financial audits within the allocated time

•Preparation of annual financial statements from incomplete records and various accounting software packages

•Preparation of periodic management accounts using various accounting software packages, including Sage 50

•Ad hoc book-keeping assistance using various accounting software packages, including Sage 50

•Advising clients on accounting / general business matters

•Demonstrating awareness of compliance legislation e.g. VAT, tax, PAYE

•Preparation of VAT returns

The prospective candidate will:

•Hold a professional accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA qualified or part qualified)

•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

•Have experience of using Sage / Xero software

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

•An ability to produce high level written reports

•An analytical ability to solve problems and critically evaluate issues

•Experience of working with both financial and non-finance people

•Strong organization 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, particularly Sage, Xero and CCH products

•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

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