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Opportunity

Audit Associate

  • Location

    Southampton

  • Sector:

    Accounting Practice

  • Job type:

    Graduate

  • Salary:

    16000 - 22000

  • Contact:

    Chris Howden

  • Contact email:

    chris.howden@wilkinskennedy.com

  • Job ref:

    19-08-32

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    28-11-2019

  • Client:

    Wilkins Kennedy

Reporting to your superiors, this position involves working in the Audit team, with the provision of appropriate training to obtain the relevant professional experience and becoming a qualified accountant. The main purpose of the role is to perform independent statutory financial audits.

 

Main Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Assisting with and on audits both in but primarily out of the office using a computerised audit system
  • Producing audit files for review
  • Preparation of draft documentation
  • Preparation of accounts for a variety of clients
  • Preparation of corporation tax computations
  • Liaison with and dealing with basic client queries
  • To look after associated departmental administration.
  • To undertake and complete the AAT/ACA qualification

 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

 

  • Graduates or college leavers will be considered for the role
  • Achieved A-C/9-4 grades (including Maths and English) at GCSE
  • Achieved A-C grades at A Level or equivalent
  • Competent in Microsoft office, including Excel and Word
  • Ability to balance workload with the pressures of studying for a professional qualification
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as working as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure to be able to meet time deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional and organised approach to work