Accountancy, Audit & Tax Jobs in Guernsey

Audit Associate

Job Ref: LF 20480
Posted: 2018-11-08
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Our client, a provider of audit, tax and accounting services, is seeking to recruit an Audit Associate.

Location

Guernsey, Channel Islands

Responsibilities

Assist in the conduct of an audit engagement under supervision and may be responsible for undertaking small non-complex audits which will involve pre-audit scoping and preparation, identifying audit risks and performing preliminary evaluation of client’s internal control structure to identify weaknesses and areas for management consideration and improvement.
Assist with audit planning procedures including audit tests using the firm’s audit methodology ensuring that key matters not identified at the planning stage are brought to the attention of the client management team and assists with assessment.
Complete allocated tasks to a high standard which meet set reporting and auditing standards.
Assist with preparation of the simpler financial statements, or reviews client-prepared financial statement and other management reports to develop understanding and increase knowledge of various entities and accounting issues.
Monitor own WIP and ensures a positive contribution is made to departmental billing.
Build confidence in dealing with clients and knowledge of more in depth tasks, developing the ability to take on more complex engagements and builds relationships to ensure client retention and growth.
Act as an ambassador of the firm, building relationships and promoting the firm at every opportunity to facilitate new business opportunities.

Skills / Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be educated to A Level Standard (3 C’s or above) or equivalent, or Degree (2:1 or above), or equivalent.
No relevant experience is necessary but the candidate must be willing and able to undertake a relevant accounting professional qualification. Also being pro-active in developing technical knowledge and understanding of current accounting and audit regulations and issues.

The successful individual will be a team player, able to work alone and be a self-starter with a flexible and proactive approach, coupled with an ability to work under pressure and to deadlines. They will demonstrate good communication, interpersonal, planning and organising skills and be able to display initiative and lateral thinking coupled with the ability to solve simple problems and displays an analytical thinking ability.

In addition, strong IT skills with knowledge of Windows software and accounting systems will be required.

How To Apply

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