Kenton Black Finance are delighted to be working with a North Wet Leading Accountancy Practice currently looking for a number of experienced Audit Seniors to join one of the fastest growing teams in the North West.
As a business they are aware that the role of an Audit Senior is unlikely to be long term. They recognise that this is just the starting point for a long and varied career with their firm and they actively encourage transition across their business, offering you the opportunity to have exposure to further areas of interest which could in turn lead to longer term opportunities outside of Audit.
They are extremely proud of all the people who make up their business. It’s what sets them apart. They make your career their priority, and will give you all of the flexibility that you need to enjoy a work life balance.
They are also a sociable bunch and providing a fun working environment is really important to them.
ABOUT THEIR AUDIT TEAM
Their current Audit Team is one of the fastest growing in the region. They are really proud of the service that their team provides to their fantastic list of clients across their key sectors.
As an independent firm, their audit team is like no other, they have regular contact with clients, developing strong relationships and ensuring that these people are a key part of their success.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THIS ROLE
-You will be responsible for leading on on-site audits, implementing agreed plan, through to completion, co-ordinating on-site resources, allocating the team to tasks and timescales for completion.
-Leading on audit quality, ensuring adherence and compliance with company practice and auditing standards
-Working closely with the Audit Juniors, reviewing their work and supporting them in the development of their role
-Responsible for on-site audit findings report, identifying and documenting any areas of concern/risks identified by audit team, emphasising relevant messages, and submitting for review
-Developing good client relationships, in order to adapt approach and communication and ensure client satisfaction
-Understanding the impact on client relationship where there are multiple services offered across the wider business to the same client and working with the rest of the teams to ensure a great client experience
-Offering support to team members and across other teams, sharing knowledge as appropriate and personally getting involved
-As a business they are looking for colleagues who want to learn and expand on their own knowledge, identifying where work overlaps; identifying potential areas of conflict and opportunities, and taking actions to maximise cross-team working
DO YOU HOLD THE FOLLOWING ATTRIBUTES
-Knowledge of Accounting, Auditing and Corporate Taxation
-The ability to take responsibility for resolving issues and proposing solutions
-Be able to effectively communicate
-To work in co-operation with others to achieve the required objective
-The ability to multi-task whilst maintaining quality of delivery
-Be able to see and understand the requirements for effective client relations, how these relate to individual roles, teams, departments and the overall objectives of the Group
-To work effectively, monitoring and checking the accuracy of work and developing others to solve problems
-You will want to be a part of what and who they are. As an independent firm they look to their people to challenge them and help them grow but most importantly they want colleagues to enjoy coming to work, to feel challenged and to be part of their ongoing success.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
-ACCA or ACA Qualified
-1-2 years’ post qualification working in a similar environment (e.g. regional accountancy firm)
-Experience of overseeing, training and developing Audit Juniors on-site and in the office on assigned clients
-Experience of working with groups of companies/companies that are growing with possible MBO’s, funding requirements, plans to sell in the foreseeable future, business acquisitions and group restructurings
-Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
WHAT THEY OFFER YOU IN RETURN
-People join this accounting firm because of the positive and enjoyable culture that their people create and they can guarantee you’ll really love working for them
-Incredible development and career growth
-List of benefits including access to counselling services and subsidised health
-A highly competitive salary
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