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Date Added: Thu 08/07/2021

Audit Assistant

Plymouth, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Audit Assistant - Leading Accountancy Firm

Plymouth

£Competitive

My client, one of the leading accounting practices in the Southwest are looking for an outstanding accountancy practice Audit Assistant professional to join their office in Plymouth.  Hybrid office / remote working is available and they boast a fantastic office culture!

The company 

This highly acclaimed accountancy practice firm are looking for a practice Audit Assistant who is either part ACCA / ACA qualified and from an accountancy practice background. This excellent firm cover a wide range of audit, accounting and tax services to clients. In addition to commercial companies, the organisations they deal with include professional partnerships, land estates, charities, and many cross-sector businesses.

Main responsibilities:

Working as part of an audit team ensuring the validity of client's financial records and making recommendations for improvements in their systems and commercial observations where appropriate
Planning, carrying out and completing statutory audits of corporate clients, both on-site and back in the office
Taking responsibility for managing workloads and meeting deadlines
Liaising with client staff, which often includes non-accounts personnel
Good promotion opportunities for the right candidate as the business grows.
Ideal candidate background:

Part qualified with ACA/ ACCA, with experience in an accountancy practice
Statutory audit experience, gained in a public practice environment and including experience of group audits and preparing consolidated financial statements
Commercially astute, with keen analytical and problem-solving mind
Organised and able to plan time efficiently in order to meet deadlines
Ability to work independently, or as part of a team
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport quickly with clients
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Professional and discreet in demonstrating client care
Experience in using automated audit software and computer-based accounts and tax compilation programmes; plus, MS Excel, Word and Outlook skills
If you are ready for a change from the pace of big 4 life and want to join a firm where your work / life balance is truly appreciated with a great office culture, then this company is for you!

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