Audit Senior - Oxford

Ref: 189 Date Posted: Monday 02 Aug 2021
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ProTalent are currently working with a top 100 Chartered accountancy Practice based in Oxford looking to recruit an Audit Senior.

The firm:

  • Top 100 independent accountancy financial services and insolvency practice.
  • Friendly and supportive team culture built around values of collaboration, respect, innovation and expertise.
  • Diverse clients that range from private clients to owner-managed businesses and large international groups.

 

The Role:

  • Lead a variety of interesting and complex audit assignments across multiple sectors, liaising with managers and partners when required
  • Prepare audit files, undertake audit planning and lead/assist with fieldwork
  • Assist in work allocation and supervise more junior team members on audits, providing support, training and reviewing their work
  • Ensure audit assignments are completed to a high standard, in time and within budgets agreed with Directors
  • Supervise and review jobs completed by less senior members of staff
  • Using accounting software to provide accurate reporting for Managers, Directors and clients
  • Preparing statutory accounts and finalise accounts under the overall supervision of your Line Manager
  • Preparing corporation tax computations
  • Maintain up to date and relevant technical knowledge of the industry and national economic issues
  • Input in to service and product pricing, including assisting with new client quotes
  • Building productive working relationships internally and with clients as required
  • Developing and applying your technical knowledge through on the job training

The successful applicant:

  • ACCA/ACA Qualified
  • Minimum of 3 years’ UK accountancy practice experience in audit, some accounts experience is also a must
  • University degree with a 2.1 or higher or 3 good A-Level results (or equivalent)
  • Proven communication skills, verbal and written
  • Fully fluent in English, verbal and written
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills, specifically Excel and able to pick up new IT packages very quickly
  • Create a positive impression with clients and staff
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight timeframes with high quality output
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and self-motivated
  • Able to work within procedures on job aspects which will deal with facts, standards and quality
  • Xero, Sage, Caseware and CCH experience would be an advantage

 

Benefits:

  • A friendly and supportive team environment
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients across many industry sectors
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life assurance and a fantastic retail discount scheme
  • 22 days holiday plus increases with each of service and holiday trading - the opportunity to buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle
  • Flexible working
  • Wellbeing and mental health program
  • Attractive modern Oxford office
  • A comprehensive induction to help you get up to speed

Thank you for your interest.