Qualified Auditor

Reference

SBM/AR/058890

Sector

Accountancy

Salary

£43,000 to £50,000 Per Annum

Town/City

Shoreditch

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

29/07/2022

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Qualified Auditor - Shoreditch, East London

Permanent & Contract Positions

Salary circa £43,000 to £50,000 DOE

The Company:

Our client is an award-winning firm of chartered accountants with a clear focus on charities and social enterprises. As an organisation their aim is to play a positive role in developing and maintaining a strong and resilient charity and social purpose sector. They deliver this by providing dedicated specialist audit and advice for charities and social purpose organisations. They have around 80 staff, so every member of their team plays a key role in the organisation’s success.   They have a great company culture, having fun at work and being family friendly is important to them. They value their people, a friendly and supportive environment, and the organisations they support.

The Role:

Qualified auditors work as part of their audit team delivering client work.  As experienced auditors and professionally qualified members of staff, they provide coaching to less experienced colleagues, alongside the practical delivery of audit and other client work.

Key Responsibilities and Duties Include:

  • Undertake client work as directed, mainly this will involve statutory audits but may also encompass other client assignments such as due diligence, VAT, internal audit and training activities
  • Follow the firm’s policies and procedures on all work to achieve high standards and deliver an excellent service to clients
  • Adhere to firm’s standards on independence and professional ethics
  • Keep managers and partners regularly informed of activities, capacity and progress on assignments to ensure that time is fully utilised
  • Participate in meetings as appropriate, playing an active part in internal briefing and de-brief sessions
  • Provide effective supervision and training to trainee accountants who are undertaking audit work
  • Where required, work alone at client’s premises with minimal supervision, presenting completed audit file for manager review, which includes management letter
  • Any other tasks in line with the responsibilities of the role

Skills & Experience:

  • Chartered accountant, or potentially part qualified
  • Experience of supervising audit staff
  • At least two years’ experience of working on audit assignments
  • Ability to gain thorough knowledge of the firm’s processes for delivering services to clients, as represented by manuals and guidance on the intranet
  • Commitment and interest in the charity / not for profit sector
  • Ability to work alone at client’s premises or lead an audit team as the most senior member of the on-site staff
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate well with non-finance personnel at clients
  • Ability to prioritise own work effectively, planning time and assignments effectively to meet client deadlines and internal deadlines
  • IT literate, particularly in relation to use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience of charity audits and accounts
  • Experience of dealing with senior staff at clients

Desirable:

  • Experience of charity audits and accounts
  • Accounts preparation experience both using accounting packages and incomplete records

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