Price Bailey

Audit Semi Senior / Senior

Recruiter
Price Bailey
Location
Norwich, Cambridge and Bishop's Stortford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Dec 2023
Closes
06 Jan 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

At Price Bailey, we provide exciting opportunities for training, personal growth and career engagement. We believe in fostering happiness and fulfilment in your work, whilst supporting and inspiring you to grow. We understand that your life extends beyond the workplace, which is why our Smart Working culture promotes flexibility, allowing you to choose when and where you work, whilst still providing excellent client care.

A well-established firm of chartered accountants and business advisors, we offer a wide range of services, including auditing, accounting, tax and corporate finance. We proudly serve a diverse client base across the UK and internationally, with a strong focus on entrepreneurial owner-managed businesses that share our passion for innovation.

What do the team do?

The Corporate team predominately undertakes audit and other assurance work on behalf of our clients, however, they are also responsible for accounts preparation and tax computations too. We have audit clients across a range of sectors around the UK, from smaller not for profit organisations to entrepreneurial SME's and through to large listed groups.

In our Cambridge based Corporate team, you will get exposure to an eclectic range of organisations (some AIM listed), including those in the technology, professional services and not-for-profit sectors, to name a few. Turnovers are typically from £20m – £40m (but go up to £80m), which means jobs are usually completed within a couple of weeks.

We will also consider applications from those that would prefer to be based out of our Bishop's Stortford or Norwich offices, where we also have a large Corporate teams.

What will I be doing?

As a Corporate Semi Senior / Senior you will have ownership of the following tasks:

  • Assisting with the planning of moderate sized audit engagements and leading onsite teams (80% of time)
  • Supporting on larger audits, completing allocated sections and assisting in-charge with conclusions
  • Preparing accounts and drafting tax computations (20% of time)
  • Liaising with clients to resolve any queries, escalating more complex matters to assignment leader
  • Reviewing team members' work before passing completed file to appropriate assignment leader
  • Starting to coach and provide feedback to juniors on the quality of their work and performance
  • Starting to control assignment time in line with pre-determined budget

What experience do I need?

Whilst having the following experience is advantageous, we value passion and potential. If you meet the minimum criteria listed below and are eager to develop yourself, we would love to hear from you:

  • Part qualified / exam qualified ACA, ICAS, CA or ACCA (minimum criteria)
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP / FRS 102 (minimum criteria)
  • Client facing experience
  • Experience of audit software (we use Caseware) and Microsoft packages

What's on offer?

In addition to your salary, we also offer the following benefits:

  • 23 days annual leave (with the option to buy / sell up to 5 days holiday)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 4x life assurance
  • All employee share scheme
  • 2 days paid for volunteering
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including shopping discounts

Price Bailey aspires to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people, regardless of their social background, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We are an equal opportunities employer and place inclusion at the heart of what we do. Our workplace is one where diversity is embraced and where everyone is empowered to be their authentic selves.

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