Menzies LLP

Audit Semi Senior

Recruiter
Menzies LLP
Location
London
Salary
Competitive salary plus great benefits
Posted
19 Apr 2024
Closes
19 May 2024
Ref
18588
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description

We are looking for an Audit Semi Senior to join our vibrant London office Audit team.

We would consider candidates studying toward their ACA / ACCA qualification (or equivalent) with ideally 1 year’s work experience, so if in doubt, please apply to discuss your level of experience further. You can expect excellent training, ongoing support and Career development opportunities.

The purpose of this role is to play a key part of the audit team ensuring that audit work is performed to a sufficient standard, ultimately resulting in the ability for Menzies to sign audit reports.

This role reports to Andrew Wooding to find out more about him please read Here.

Why Join Menzies?

  • We are a UK based recognised employer of choice with office locations in London, Surrey, Hampshire and South Wales (Cardiff).
  • Join our family of 500 employees. Be a member and not just a number!
  • We offer a dynamic and rewarding environment with exposure to a diverse range of clients and industry sectors
  • Our package and benefits are very competitive
  • Work life balance is part of our organisational culture,
  • We believe in developing our staff throughout their career

Key Benefits we offer, but not limited to:

  • Competitive base salary (we do yearly market research to ensure we offer a competitive salary to our employees and joining candidates)
  • 33 days annual leave entitlement a year inc. bank holidays (31.5 days for trainees)
  • Annual buy and sell leave scheme
  • Private Medical Cover available to all employees (trainees can opt in for a salary sacrifice)
  • Private Pension Matching Scheme: if employee contributes 2.5-5%, we match it and add another 3% on top!
  • Employee Referral Bonus up to £10,000 for a successful placement
  • Reimbursement of one professional subscription each year
  • Dress for your day policy – you decide, not us!
  • Life Assurance 4x your salary
  • Group Income Protection – 75% of salary if long term sickness exceeds 6 months
  • Agile Working is embedded in our culture: we understand that everyone works in different ways and need flexibility within their working day
  • Learning and Development opportunities and Study Support throughout your Menzies career
  • Career Coaching programme for Managers and above
  • Better Place to Work Initiative: proactive benchmarking of the best DEI and wellbeing programmes to offer our employees and improve our employee experience
  • CSR Programme: each office will be involved in various charity and sporting activities to help raise funds and give back to the local community.
  • Employee Assistance Programme - our EAP is available for all Menzies employees and their families. As well as being a support line for mental health counselling, it also offers practical financial, legal and life management advice 24 /7 and is completely confidential.
  • Paid sick leave – a generous scheme to help you when you are struggling with health issues
  • Free flu jab, eyesight test and physical health checks
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced Parental + Family Leave: We are a place where you can combine both a career and a family so those going on Maternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 3 months and 50% pay for the next 6 weeks, those going on Paternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 2 weeks (both subject to eligibility). We also have Adoption and Shared Parental Leave
  • Volunteering Scheme with a maximum of 2.5 days given by the Firm to match 2.5 days devoted to qualifying schemes by the employee in any 12-month period.
  • Season Ticket Loan

To find out more about our benefits please read here

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning, execution and completion of statutory audits, reporting to seniors and managers.
  • Preparation of statutory accounts, including review of disclosure requirements.
  • Co-ordinate and communicate plans with clients, to ensure deadlines are met and work is completed within budget.
  • Beginning to lead audit teams and completing jobs with minimal supervision.
  • Monitoring and progressing less experienced trainees and team members.

The Person

  • Minimum of 12 months experience in Audit and Assurance within an accountancy practice
  • Experience of working within a team on external audit assignments
  • Experience of preparing accounts in accordance with UK GAAP
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills with senior staff and clients
  • Confident user of Microsoft Office suite – Intermediate/Advanced user of Word and Excel.
  • Motivated to take responsibility of the role and maintain a high level of quality service across
  • Sound knowledge of key risks applicable to specific audits and aware of own limitations and when to ask for assistance

About Menzies

Our focus at Menzies is providing a #BrighterThinking approach, going the extra mile to keep clients on-track to achieve their personal and business objectives. As a leading UK accountancy & advisory firm we have a passion for advising entrepreneurs and SMEs through our sector-led teams.

We apply the same principles to individuals within the firm. Our people are ambitious, self-motivated, and encouraged to develop their skill set and realise their potential.

We operate out of a network of offices across Surrey, Hampshire, Cardiff,and London, providing our clients with easy access and local knowledge.

Many of our clients are expanding overseas and benefit from the outward perspective we can provide via our active membership of HLB International.

#BrighterThinking is how we sum up the difference we make, as a firm, to our clients and in the way we hire and develop talent in Menzies. It’s finance and accounting expertise, combined with strategic commercial thinking and a promise to add real value across all areas of our client’s businesses.

Agencies:

When we require external assistance with our vacancies, we will reach out to our PSL supply chain, please be aware we operate a very strict PSL policy with close relationships with our suppliers and cannot respond to agencies outside of the PSL and we do not accept speculative CVs as an introduction. Please do not contact individual hiring managers or the Talent Acquisition team.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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