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Audit and Accounts Senior

Hays Senior Finance
Merseyside, St. Helens, England
GBP40000.0 - GBP45000.0 per annum + Up to £45,000
Closing date
4 Apr 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new firm
This market leading and longstanding, independent accountancy practice is seeking to appoint a new audit and accounts senior into their St Helens office. This role has come around following an extended period of company growth, presenting an excellent new opportunity for a motivated candidate to join a firm that truly values its workforce. Overall, this is a fantastic choice for a candidate seeking a mixed role where they can benefit from the firm's expert knowledge at hand, helping to develop your career as an accounts and audit professional.
Your new role
This is a 50/50 audit and accounts splitrole where you will be responsible for overseeing and preparing year-end,management accounts, VAT and tax returns for a diverse portfolio of clients,reporting into managers alongside your work. There is also the opportunity toget involved with producing cash flows and forecasting on the accounts side.Alongside your accounts work, you will take an active part in all areas of anaudit from planning through to completion. Day-to-day duties will also includetraining the more junior members within the firm and developing strong clientknowledge and relationships, providing insightful advice and guidance.
What you'll need to succeed
The firm is seeking a professionalaccounts and audit senior who possesses previous experience within practice,preparing statutory accounts, management accounts, tax and VAT return as wellas being able to confidently lead audit engagements with some exposure totraining junior team members. You will be ACA/ACCA/AAT qualified or qualifiedby experience. However, the firm will consider a part-qualified/finalistcandidate as well. To succeed in this role, you will need strong knowledge ofaccountancy software whilst being eager to learn and progress professionallywithin the firm, which will allow you to benefit from the comprehensive supporton offer.
What you'll get in return
This Liverpool-based accounts and auditsenior role is an excellent opportunity to join an independent firm that willdirectly benefit your professional development by providing ample growthopportunities, with a future audit manager position available for the rightcandidate. You will gain exposure to a varied portfolio of local clients withturnovers reaching 20 million. The organisation will offer you a competitivesalary of up to £45,000 (depending on experience/qualifications) which includes agenerous holiday package. Additionally, the package offers an array of schemesand internal benefits, including hybrid and flexible working hours
What you need to do now
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