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Audit Senior

£45,000 - £50,000


Danielle O'Hara

A fantastic opportunity for an Audit and Accounts Senior to join a well-established mid-tier Practice based in the heart of London. The firm have developed a specialism within the media and music sector but have a wide variety of clients which also include property, retail, sports and the professional services.

Due to growth and expansion, they are seeking a newly or recently qualified Audit and Accounts Senior to join their hard-working but sociable team. The main focus of the role will involve the audit of clients' accounts (either on-site or at clients premises) and the preparation of accounts from books and records supplied to the firm.

The firm can offer:

- Exposure to corporate finance work
- Flexible working around core hours (10-4)
- Genuine progression to management
- Competitive Salary up to £50k depending on experience
- Minimal 'stay away' jobs

The split of the role will be approximately 50% Audit, 50% Accounts.

Job Description

  • Working on a diverse portfolio of clients including LLPs, partnerships, sole traders and SME's.
  • Acting as on site Senior; planning, executing and completing Audit work to the required standard.
  • Taking responsibility for each Audit assignment, completing within agreed timescale with the support of the Manager/Partner.
  • Preparing accounts from client records.
  • Preparing draft tax computations.
  • Working regularly with junior members of staff including training, delegating and reviewing work.
  • Dealing with queries from clients.
  • Ad hoc assignments as necessary.


  • ACA or ACCA qualified - either newly qualified or with 1-2 years PQE
  • Experience working in a mixed Audit and Accounts role and leading on Audits
  • Good time management and ability to work to deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate ability to supervise small team

If you would like to be considered, please apply or contact Danielle O'Hara at AJ Chambers.

  • Audit & Accounts Senior
    Up to £45,000 (DOE)

    Audit & Accounts Senior


    Up to £45,000 (DOE)

    AJ Chambers are currently working with a leading firm, who are seeking an Audit & accounts Senior to join their friendly team.

    The Audit Senior will manage the audit process, to ensure the audits are of high quality.

    The Role:

    Assists in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for manager or partner review, seeking input for areas of concern and judgement. Predominant amount of time will be spent off-site at clients’ premises. Identifies risk matters and raises with a manager and/or partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters. Produce work for the Manager and/or Partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified. Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions on technical matters and communicate and agree client needs and potential solutions with managers. Active engagement with senior client staff in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit Take primary responsibility for monitoring progress against budget, and when the actual differs from the budget then gain a full understanding for the Manager. Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office. Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements

    The Ideal Candidate:

    ACA/ACCA Qualified Experience supervising and coaching junior members of staff on site. Working knowledge of International Auditing Standards (IAS), IFRS, UK GAAP Working knowledge of firm services, issues regarding advice, and regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering.

    If you feel you would be suitable, please apply direct or contact Dany Brown at AJ Chambers.

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    Up to £45,000 (DOE)

  • Real Estate Finance Solicitor
    £70000 per year - 80000 per year

    AJ Chambers are delighted to be representing a specialist Real Estate law firm in Central London.

    The firm are seeking a 2-4 year PQE Property Finance Solicitor to join their busy Property Department. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Real Estate Finance Solicitor to take the next step in their career and work with a leading law firm who offer excellent progression opportunities.

    The successful candidate will have experience in dealing with property due diligence aspects of development and regeneration schemes, providing advice to borrowers and funders upon the charging of residential and mixed-development sites and social housing; and assisting with the property aspects of large scale capital markets issues and large scale loan refinancing for clients.

    You can look forward to joining a busy team with a firm that are currently in the process of expanding. As a result there are excellent prospects for career progression and highly competitive salaries are available.

    In reward the company offers a competitive benefits package and a base salary of between £70,000- £80,000

  • Conveyancing Executive
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    We are working with a Leading Law Firm who are looking for an experienced conveyancing executive with a full range of conveyancing skills to join our vibrant team. The role has arisen due to an internal promotion.This is a full time position, working within our Huntingdon office You will work with the team to provide a high quality legal service to ours clients in all transactions including with on-boarding of clients and dealing with post-completion formalities such as SDLT return filing, HM Land Registry applications Main Duties: Dealing with clients in a professional and courteous manner, maintaining close and regular contact Maintaing regular communitcation with other individuals involved in transactions including lenders and agents Handling queries and enquiries efficiently Maintaining excellent file management in line with CQS standards. Managaing strict deadlines time effectively.


    Hybrid\\Flexible Working Career Progression 25 Days Holiday + Statutory Days Pension Scheme

    If you are interested in this role and would like to know more, please contact Clementine Matiwaza at AJ Chambers.

  • Personal Tax Senior | Busy Season Contract Role
    Up t0 £45,000 Pro-Rata

    Personal Tax Senior – Busy Season Cover – Contract role

    This is a contract role that can start immediately and will last until the end of January. There will be scope for you to become a permanent member of staff, but there is no pressure to do so.

    You will be comfortable working at a senior level, with confidence that you can tackle all aspects of compliance with limited support required.

    Your role will be to assist with the compliance function over the busy season.

    Personal Tax Senior responsibilities:

    General compliance work Processing returns Liaising with HMRC Suggesting potential tax planning opportunities Providing timely and accurate delivery of tax services whilst adhering to the firm’s quality standards Supporting the partners, managers and other senior staff with general ad-hoc and administrative duties such as preparing spreadsheets etc

    For further information on this Personal Tax Senior role, please apply direct or contact Thomas Sharland-Harris at AJ Chambers

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An independent firm of Accountants based in Central London, are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Junior to join their friendly and hard-working team.

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  • Will have at least 6 months£ experience working in an Accountancy Practice (essential)
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  • Completing small accounts and management accounts assignments, with appropriate training, guidance and supervision. To include completion of the accounts file, in accordance with procedures and production of accounts on CCH Central Software for review by Managers.
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  • Record time spent on each client£s affairs using the relevant computer software to submit weekly timesheets, ensuring that work is completed within budget
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  • Previous experience in book keeping, completing VAT returns and accounts preparation, having completed the AAT qualification (Professional Diploma in Accounting) or equivalent
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  • Good organisation skills with the ability to multi task and assist on ad hoc assignment
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The Department

Provides outsourced accounting services to the firm£s clients. The department is continuing to expand and delivers online interactive accounting software services for its clients. This is an exciting time for our firm and demonstrates our commitment to making the best use of technology to deliver high quality and cost effective services to our clients.

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Accounts Assistant

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An established firm of chartered accountants in South Woodford are currently looking to appoint an Accounts Assistant or Part Qualified Accountant.

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You will be AAT qualified or in the early stages of ACA/ACCA, looking for an excellent training firm to support your professional development. A full block release study package is available from a professional provider, and you will benefit from on the job learning from an experienced team of Senior£s and Managers.

You will experience wide ranging exposure to clients and work, to include preparation of accounts, tax returns, VAT, and the potential to work on audits up to £50M.

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