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Audit Senior

Employer
PKF Francis Clark
Location
Plymouth, Royal William Yard
Salary
Highly competitive + exclusive benefits
Closing date
1 May 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

You may be a part qualified/finalist or qualified Audit professional who is looking to work with bigger, more interesting clients or looking for a supportive culture - our 200+ strong audit team members are supported, challenged and encouraged to pursue their own career ambitions.

Long term, you’ll receive ongoing support to progress to a manager, director even up to partner level (if this is part of your career plan). A team of internal experts offer a comprehensive, bespoke training programme and provide technical and practical skills, which continues after you've qualified.

Our structured leadership programmes have proven to be successful over many years from our inhouse Learning & Development team - last year we had 10x internal partner promotions!

Juggling a job and life outside of work is important, and you will be able to do that here. We are one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for Wellbeing by Great Place to Work and ensure that our employees have a good work/life balance.

Our Plymouth team work as one; everyone is always there to help each other. You’ll be made to feel welcome from your first day.

What you'll be doing day to day

You'll work with a diverse client portfolio of commercial businesses up to £300m turnover from owner-managed businesses to listed entities and other corporate clients

⦁    Plan and complete statutory audits of corporate clients, both on-site and in the office ⦁    Lead the audit team on-site and ensure all audit procedures are followed ⦁    Supervise and support the work of junior team members ⦁    Real contact time with developing relationships and liaising with people on the client side, including non-accounts employees ⦁    Produce work for Manager and/or Partner review ⦁    Highlight technical or client-specific issues and provide possible solutions where required

About you

Your clear communication and strong rapport building skills will be crucial for team-working and delivering excellent client service.

⦁    ACA/ ACCA qualified (or equivalent) or part-qualified with relevant experience ⦁    Experience in using automated audit software and computer-based accounts and tax compilation programmes ⦁    Organised and able to plan your own time efficiently 

Don't worry if you don't have an up-to-date CV, feel free to email me at Carrie.MacDonald@pkf-francisclark.co.uk if you would like to arrange an informal and confidential chat.

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 £65 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. Since September 2022, PKF Francis Clark has been certified as a Great Place to Work.

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. We ranked as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in 2023, and again in 2024 when we rose nine places to 24th in the list of the UK’s Best Workplaces (Large Organisations).

We’ve also been ranked 46th out of 89 in the UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2023 (Large Organisations) and 40th out of 79 in the UK’s Best Workplaces for Wellbeing 2023 (Large Organisations). PKF Francis Clark has been highlighted as a top achiever among the UK’s Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by workplace culture experts Great Place to Work.

And in recognition of our outstanding training programmes for graduates, school leavers and career changers, we’re ranked 28th among England’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers by the Department of Education and High Fliers Research.

Whilst we’re proudly independent, PKF Francis Clark is a member of the PKF Global family of  firms, which together are ranked as the 12th largest provider of accountancy services in the UK by Accountancy Age. As part of a global community of business advisors in 150 countries, the opportunities to expand your horizons by connecting with PKF colleagues around the world are endless.

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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