Audit and Accounts Senior

Woking, Surrey
£45-£50k (dependant on experience)
01 Jul 2022
29 Jul 2022
Where will they be working?
From our office
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Full Time

Hamlyn’s are a different kind of Chartered Accountants; we genuinely put into practice the promise of an individual, tailored Premier Service for the complete range of our clients’ accounting and business development requirements. We assist with the completion of accounts, as well as audit and advisory assignments for limited companies, sole traders, and partnerships. We offer excellent career progression prospects with increasing client management responsibilities over time. We can offer a work environment that is unlike many smaller accounting firms, with the opportunity to work on a variety of assignments and provide the quality of advice more associated with a leading London firm, whilst still retaining the personal touch and attention to detail of a practice deeply rooted in the local business community.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to managers in the Audit and Accounts department
  • Assist with a variety of work for clients to include annual accounts preparation, audit work, corporation tax, personal tax, VAT and management accounts
  • Assist with meeting statutory deadlines
  • Assist with meeting billing targets
  • To ensure all duties are performed in compliance with the Firm’s Staff Handbook and Procedures Manual and as summarised in “Hamlyn’s – The Essentials”, “Principles of a Premier Service” and “Commercial Guidelines”
  • Team development and assisting with their roles and responsibilities as required
  • Mentoring and management of junior staff

Assisting Managers with:

  • Cost effectively managing all aspects of a portfolio of business clients including the accounting and tax affairs of the related parties within the agreed budgets and timescales
  • Effective communication with clients to ensure they are fully appraised of their affairs at all times and are made aware of their tax liabilities in a timely manner
  • Advising on tax planning opportunities and other services
  • Meeting statutory deadlines
  • Meeting billing targets

Experience Required

  • ACA, ACCA or CA qualification
  • Up to 2 years’ post qualification experience
  • Knowledge of accepted auditing and accounting practices and principles
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations
  • Knowledge of economic principles and current affairs


  • Commercial acumen
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is essential
  • Knowledge of CaseWare or similar accounting package & commercial bookkeeping packages like Xero, Sage and QuickBooks
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills as well as an excellent telephone manner
  • Strong communication skills (e.g. the ability to relate to others at all levels of an organisation both internally and externally)
  • Report writing skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Methodical working and prioritisation
  • Information and task monitoring
  • Judgment and problem-solving
  • Appropriate use of initiative
  • Flexible and open to changing priorities and managing multiple tasks simultaneously within compressed time frames

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