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Audit Senior (Legal Clients)

Employer
PKF Francis Clark
Location
Cornwall, Devon, Wiltshire, Dorset
Salary
Highly competitive + exclusive benefits
Closing date
19 Feb 2024

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Sector
Accounting - practice
Salary band
Competitive
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time, Part Time
Where will they be working?
Flexible

Job Details

In a nutshell

Are you ready to be part of something exceptional? Our professional practice team has flourished over the past year and is growing!

You’ll lead assignments with new and established legal sector clients including law firms across the UK ranging from top 100 firms to sole practitioners.

Along with a competitive salary you'll have access to outstanding professional development and training opportunities. Your career growth is a top priority for us, enabling you to pursue your aspirations and reach your full potential.

What you'll be doing day to day

Each day will present unique challenges and opportunities as we serve our diverse client base. As an Audit Senior, you can expect a variety of tasks, including:

  • Planning, carrying out and completing statutory audits of corporate clients, both on-site and back in the office
  • Leading the audit team on-site, ensuring audit procedures are adhered to fully, all hours are correctly recorded and budgets are met
  • Supervising and supporting the work of junior team members
  • Producing work for Manager and/ or Partner review, clearly highlighting technical or client-specific issues and providing possible solutions where require

About you

  • ACA/ ACCA qualified/part qualified (or equivalent)
  • Statutory audit experience, gained in a public practice environment, ideally including experience of group audits and preparing consolidated financial statements, but not essential
  • Organised and able to plan time efficiently
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport quickly with clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in using automated audit software and computer based accounts and tax compilation programmes

Why work at PKF Francis Clark

We’re the largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We have nine offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Southampton, Taunton, Torquay and Truro.

The firm, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, has annual revenue of over £55 million and a 900-strong team based across our offices. Our continuing growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be. In September 2022, PKF Francis Clark was certified as a Great Place to Work. In February 2023 we were ranked as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (40th out of 79 among large organisations). We work hard to ensure that ours is a culture where you can be yourself, develop and be part of a forward-thinking team that makes brilliant things happen.

PKF Francis Clark is a member of the PKF International family of legally independent firms, which together are ranked as the 11th largest provider of accountancy services in the UK by Accountancy Age.

Your core benefits 

Financial benefits:
•    Pension*
•    Group life assurance - up to four times your core salary
•    Group income protection
•    Health cash plan to help cover the costs of everyday healthcare 

Health & Wellbeing benefits:
•    Option to buy 5 extra days holiday*
•    Counselling and support for you and your immediate family
•    Virtual GP for you and your immediate family
•    Cycle to work*

Other benefits:
•    Medicash Extras providing you with shopping and gym discounts
•    Bonuses for career and family milestones
•    One volunteering day per year to support local organisations
•    Emergency funding from the Francis Clark Charitable Foundation 

Please note
* These benefits are provided via a salary exchange and are subject to employee’s post exchange hourly rate remaining above the national minimum wage.

Company

PKF Francis Clark are the largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We have eight offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Taunton, Torquay and Truro.

The firm, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, has 54 partners and over 800 members of staff, with annual revenue of over £50 million. Our continuing growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

Our size, scale and varied client list offer incredible opportunities to specialise or diversify. Our culture - friendly, open and collaborative - welcomes fresh opinions, values team work, and encourages everyone to be collaborative. Here you’ll have opportunities to work with and learn from all kinds of colleagues, including partners, accelerating and enhancing your learning. We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be.

We’re a member of the PKF International family of legally independent firms, which together are ranked as the 11th largest provider of accountancy services in the UK by Accountancy Age.

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