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Audit & Accounts Senior

£40,000 - £55,000


Danielle Daymond

Audit & Accounts Senior


Up to £55,000 (Dependent on Experience)

AJ Chambers are representing a successful Mid Sized Accountancy Practice in Barnet, Hertfordshire, who are looking to recruit an Audit / Accounts Senior with excellent opportunities to progress further to a managerial role and then partnership.

The role will include audit, statutory accounts preparation , management accounts, as well as other general services. You should be able to manage the whole audit process and will have responsibility for an audit from planning stages through to finalisation, including the supervision of staff assigned to you. In return, you will receive a competitive salary, excellent, Excellent opportunities to progress your career further to a managerial role and then onto partnership, a fantastic mix of clients across all sectors, and a flexible work life balance, with working from home encouraged.

Essential requirements as follows:

  • Qualified ACA or ACCA
  • Minimum of 3 years of working in a practice
  • Ability to prepare financial statements to a high quality under FRS 102
  • Ability to lead, plan and complete audits - for businesses with turnovers up to £35m
  • Car driver
  • Preparation of consolidated group accounts

Desirable but not essential:

  • Ability to use Iris Accounts Production and Mercia audit work programmes
  • Ability to carry out SAR's (Solicitor Accounting Rules).
  • Experience in the preparation of Charity accounts.

This would suit someone who is confident and has excellent communication skills since you will have daily contact with the clients as well as reporting and liaising with the partners. You must possess strong business awareness and have the ability to work under your own initiative, as well as being an excellent team player.

If this role suits you or anyone you know, please feel free to get in touch with Danielle Daymond at AJ Chambers.

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Client Manager

£40000 - £45000

Client Manager

Barnet, Hertfordshire

Up to £45,000 (DOE)

AJ Chambers are delighted to be working with a highly regarded, Barnet based chartered accountancy practice on their requirement for a Client Manager to join their team. This is a full-time, permanent role.

What will you be doing -

  • Monitoring the quality of work performed by internal staff and the work performed by the outsourced staff to ensure that it meets company standards
  • Communicating with clients and answering any questions they may have
  • Managing department£s staff and also managing workflow with the outsource company.
  • Reporting to partners/ Directors
  • Training / Investigating / Providing information about new software / technologies and industry trends to help improve efficiency and productivity of the department

What is required to be successful in this role -

The ideal candidate will likely have over 5 years of working in a practice environment, have been in a managerial / senior position and have following experience:

  • High proficiency of using Xero and using this efficiently
  • Requesting Bookkeeping & VAT documents from clients
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Preparation of monthly CIS returns
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Posting Year End adjustments and VAT adjustments
  • Posting payroll and depreciation journals
  • Essentially take the bookkeeping to Trial Balance stage.

What£s in it for you -

  • Highly competitive salary (DOE)
  • Very supportive working environment
  • Excellent progression opportunities, including Partnership opportunities
  • Flexible working including working from home
  • Onsite parking
  • + much more!

If you believe you have what it takes to be successful in this role and you would like to be considered, please do apply direct or get in contact with Danielle Daymond at AJ Chambers and we will be in touch if short-listed.