Title Audit Senior, ACA/ACCA/FCA Corporate Services, 30-60K.
Salary 30/70K
Location SWUK, Cornwall & Devon.
Job Information


Corporate Services Audit Senior; Office West Country, UK;  

Reporting to: Senior Manager Audit & Accounts.

Our client is considered to be one of the most established Chartered Accountancy practices situated in the West Country. 

Possessing five large modern offices  in the counties of both Cornwall, and Devon.

Our valued client is in the Top 50 with 21 partners and 230 staff and is a growing force in the South West with one important expanding office in the West Midlands. 

They are a sufficient size to ensure that they attract and retain specialist partners and staff, but small enough to provide a personal and partner-led service.

Our client’s vision is to achieve the continued growth of the business.  

Prominently increasing their growing client base through a brilliant reputation for providing an outstanding high-value service to their corporate and private clients.

Working in a vibrant multi-skilled team, you will be involved in audit, accounts, and tax compliance as well as special projects for clients across a wide range of sectors.

Qualified or part qualified (ACA/ACCA) you will have at least 2/3 years audit/accounts experience within a practice environment.

Confident, professional and credible with clients, you will relish the opportunity to broaden and strengthen your skills and to advance your career.

Responsiblilities include:  Undertaking client audit, accounts and tax work for a wide range of clients.

The role:

  • Undertaking client accounts and tax work using the firm’s office manual and client care procedures to ensure all department assignments are completed to the same high standard.
  • Accurately completing all assignments within agreed timetables to ensure assignments are completed on time.
  • Investigating and resolving (where possible) problems arising during the assignments and notifying manager of unresolved problems to ensure they are addressed on time.
  • Becoming and remaining familiar with the client’s internal reporting and control procedures to ensure the assignment is completed with minimal disruption to the client’s staff.
  • Recording work in a clear and concise manner, ensuring all working papers are well presented to allow other team members to clearly understand the work completed.
  • Ensuring all outgoing work is proof-read and authorised according to the firm’s procedures.
  • Supervising staff and assisting with their professional development, encouraging them to produce a high quality of work at all times.
  • Keeping partners and managers up to date on all dealings with the clients.
  • Maintaining time-recording on client affairs on a daily basis in accordance with the firm’s procedures.
  • Planning and reviewing corporate department assignments.
  • Liaising with the tax department on client tax issues as required.
  • Liaising with other departments as necessary on client affairs.
  • Marketing the firm and helping to bring in new clients at every available opportunity.
  • Keeping technically up to date with company, tax and other relevant legislation.
  • Observing office manuals and instruction books issued by the partners from time to time.
  • Ensuring computer skills are developed and maintained to ensure effective completion of work.
  • Preparing draft fee notes for approval, including comparatives to budgeted costs.

The Professional:

You will be a well organised, confident, outgoing, enthusiastic, self-motivated team player, with a thorough systematic approach.

This is an outstanding career opportunity with potential to develop within the firm.  Ability to work independently, or as part of a team is essential, as is confidence to work directly with clients.

Qualifications and experience: Degree 2:1/1st – ideally relevant Maths/Accounting/Economics/Business Studies or Science related 2 A’Levels or equivalent Grade A-C ideally Maths related at B min. or AAT Accounting Technician GCSE Maths B ideally 9 Grade A-C.

You will have sound knowledge of all relevant aspects of the Institute’s Guide to Professional Conduct, and will comply with the relevant training requirements of your professional body (ICAEW or other appropriate body).

Corporate Benefits:

  • Annual salary review.
  • 25 days annual leave (if qualified) plus Bank Holidays 20 days annual leave (if still training) plus Bank Holidays
  • Hours 36.25 per week with flexible working time scheme.
  • Pension and Life Assurance (3 x salary) and Personal Pension (Employer 3% Employee minimum 2%).
  • Critical Illness Scheme.
  • Contributory AXA PPP Health Scheme.
  • Non-contributory Simplyhealth Scheme (after probationary period).
  • Ongoing Performance Appraisal Scheme resulting in your own Personal Performance Development Review and real career
  • development opportunities and promotion for the right people.
  • Training CPD support.
  • We are Investors in People employer.

For further details and to discuss the above mentioned career position, please telephone 01872 274227. Ask for either

Jonny Scott Slater, Ashley Armstrong or Zenor Zennor.

CV/Post 2 cornishexecutive@aol.com

Cornwall Executive Recruitment Ltd – An employment agency for job vacancies, personnel services and staffing solutions – 01872 274 277.