Audit and Accounts Senior

Audit/Accounts Snr
  • £40k - 45k per year
  • Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England
  • Permanent

Spencer Clarke Group are currently working with a successfully, and fast-growing Accountancy Firm based in Huddersfield, who are currently looking to grow their Audit and Accounts team!

Our client is searching for an ACA Qualified Audit and Accounts Senior to join their incredibly busy team, and dive in to a busy portfolio of clients.

They are a general practice Firm, with approx. 21 staff members, working with clients of turnovers up to £80 million! Due to high demand for their Audit services, their portfolio is increasing in size very quickly.

What does our client offer you?

  • 1 Day working from home after probation
  • Team building- including a savings pot that enables the entire team to book a weekend away including locations such as Benidorm!
  • Modern, forward thinking firm, and 'with the times'
  • Free car parking
  • Christmas party and social activities
  • 23 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Christmas Eve off (as an extra day holiday!)

and lot's more...

What does our client require for this role?

  • ACA qualified
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within an accountancy practice
  • Experience of planning and delivering work to the highest standard
  • Excellent knowledge of VAT and Corporation Tax
  • Effective communication skills, both written and in person, with experience of attending and contributing to client meetings
  • Evidence of a commitment to own continuous professional development and ensuring technical knowledge is current and relevant
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel (including advanced features such as pivot tables)
  • Strong knowledge of Sage 50 and Xero

What does this role entail?

This role will work across a broad portfolio of owner managed businesses. You will work alongside the Director and firm's accounts team in a client facing role as well as supervising staff across different levels, playing a key role in their development within the firm.

Duties include:

  • Manage a portfolio of audit and accounts clients. The work split will be approximately 50% audit work and 50% accounts
  • Developing a strong working relationship with clients and maintaining regular communications, both at year end and throughout the year as required
  • Resolve technical issues with clients and colleagues
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a friendly and positive manner
  • Supervise staff at varying levels of qualifications and experience
  • Take responsibility for the training and development of a growing team of accountants and bookkeepers, including carrying out reviews, appraisals and assisting with the development of their technical skills and knowledge
  • Planning and reviewing accounts files that are prepared by other team members
  • Preparing year end accounts, management accounts and tax computations to a high standard
  • Prepare cashflow projections for clients
  • Complete/review VAT returns as and when required
  • Assist clients with accounts, Sage and Xero queries
  • Managing the team’s workflow and job progress, ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Generating sales invoices for completion of clients’ accounts and ensure correct billing
  • Contributing to weekly team meetings and management team meetings
  • Plan assignments effectively, ensuring adequate resources are allocated and that staff are briefed on the requirements of each job
  • Driving projects forward and controlling implementation
  • Be proactive with regards to business development; seeking new clients and attending networking events as required
  • Use networking and contacts to keep up-to-date on current business affairs and to contribute to the development of the client base and the firm
  • Visit client offices as and when required

and lot's more!

How to apply:

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About Spencer Clarke Group:

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge in Accountancy and Finance and will also provide expert career advice along the way.

When you join us, you will receive:

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £350* so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Lauren Bailey remembering to include your details as well.

*T’s & C’s apply.


Lauren Bailey Management Consultant

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