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Accounts and Audit Senior

Hays Senior Finance
Cheshire, Chester, England
GBP40000.0 - GBP45000.0 per annum + Up to £45,000
Closing date
7 May 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
Thislongstanding and regional, Top 20 chartered accountancy practice is seeking toappoint a new accounts and audit senior into their central Chester office. Thisrole has come around following an extended period of growth, presenting anexcellent new opportunity for a talented candidate seeking a new challenge in acommitted firm that truly values its workforce. Overall, this is a fantasticchoice for a candidate looking for a mixed role where they can become a keymember of the team and benefit from the firm's expert knowledge at hand.
Your new role
This is a 50/50 audit and accounts split role where you will be responsible for finalising and preparing for year-end, management accounts, and the associated tax computations for a diverse portfolio of non-audit clients. Alongside your accounts work, you will take an active part in all areas of an audit from planning through to completion, managing your own audit clients, developing strong client knowledge and relationships. Day-to-day duties will alsoinclude leading the audit team and training/reviewing the more junior memberswithin the firm.
What you'll need to succeed
The firm is seeking a professionalaccounts and audit senior who possesses previous experience within practice,preparing statutory and management accounts as well as being able toconfidently lead audit engagements with some exposure to training junior teammembers. Additionally, you will be ACA/ACCA qualified. To succeed in this role, you will needexcellent communication and client-facing skills, enabling you to developstrong internal and external relationships.
What you'll get in return
This Chester based accounts and auditsenior role is an excellent opportunity to join an independent firm that iscommitted to its workforce, providing ample growth opportunities and plenty oftraining programmes that will allow you to develop as a professionalaccountant. You will gain exposure to a diverse portfolio of local and nationalclients within a wide range of industries. The organisation will offer you acompetitive salary of up to £45,000 (depending on experience/qualifications) whichincludes a 37.5 hour week and a generous holiday package of 25 days + bankholidays. Additionally, the package offers an array of schemes and internalbenefits, such as an excellent pension scheme and a strong emphasis onprotecting your work/life balance
What you need to do now
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