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New job-German speaking Audit and Accounts Senior (part qualified / qualified)-iw

  • £Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Greater London, Rest of the UK
  • Ref: 21120c

Your New Job Title: German speaking Audit and Accounts Senior (part qualified / qualified)

The Skills You'll Need: At least Intermediate / Business level, relevant Accounting experience

Your New Salary: Competitive

Location: Surrey

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates have:

  • speak and write German well enough to use it at work
  • have the relevant experience in Accounting and Audit

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

A. Overall Purpose Of The Job

  • Work as part of the audit team ensuring that audit planning, fieldwork and completion is performed to a sufficient standard, ultimately resulting in the ability to sign audit reports
  • Work as part of the accounts team, being responsible for ensuring more challenging accounts are prepared under UK GAAP for review by accounts managers and for other audit teams

B. Key Responsibilities

  • Planning, execution and completion of audits reporting to audit seniors but also directly to managers for lower risk audits
  • Preparation of accounts, reports and other assignments as required
  • Communicating and building relationships with clients and related third parties
  • Leading on-site audit teams for lower risk audits and completing jobs with minimal supervision, to deadlines and within budget
  • Starting to become aware of business development, including promoting the firm and its services to the existing client base and prospects
  • Development and supervision of junior trainees

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

Required Skills and Knowledge

  • 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 accounting and auditing concepts and aware of own limitations and when to ask for assistance

Required Competencies

  • Approachable for more junior members of staff and able to build trust with the wider audit team and clients. Positive and has a can-do attitude
  • Takes responsibility for the completion of assignments, and tasks delegated to them, thinking creatively to improve performance and efficiency/
  • Can prioritise in order to meet deadlines and builds a reputation for reliability.

Required Work Experience

  • Some experience in Audit and Assurance within an accountancy practice
  • Experience of working within a team on external audit assignments from planning to fieldwork and completion stages under International Standards on Auditing
  • Experience of preparing accounts in accordance with UK GAAP

Required Qualifications

  • Qualified or studying towards becoming an ACA / ACCA / CA qualified accountant (ICAEW, ICAS, Irish Institute or equivalent international qualification)

Job status: Perm

Start date: ASAP

Working hours: 9-5 with flexibility when necessary

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We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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