Audit Assistant

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We have an excellent opportunity for an Audit Assistant to join our team in Norwich.

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Do you want to work for a Firm that invests in your training and development? Are you looking for an employer who cares about your wellbeing and the local community?

Lovewell Blake is a dynamic, supportive and sociable place to work. We will continually support, invest and encourage your training and development to help you reach your personal career goals.

With an extensive wellbeing strategy, including a full employee assistance programme plus trained Mental Health and Wellbeing Champions in each of our offices, support is always available for our employees. Our holiday policy gives you the option to buy five additional days’ holiday each year and we offer flexi-hour contracts to allow you to choose the hours that work best for you, alongside an agile working policy, promoting a positive work life balance.

We provide staff with a paid day out of the office each year to support a local charity/good cause. There are also numerous fundraising activities taking place throughout the year to raise money for the Lovewell Blake Community Fund. All of this culminated in 2021 when Lovewell Blake was awarded the Gold Accreditation at The Best Employers Eastern Region Programme.

We are recruiting for an Audit Assistant in our Norwich office to join our large Corporate Service Group who are responsible for undertaking Audits for our diverse portfolio of clients.  As Audit Assistant you will work with a wide range of clients giving you exposure to a variety of industries such as construction, manufacturing and care homes, including groups with turnover to £250m.

Join us today to realise that we don’t only understand that each of our clients are different, we understand that each of our employees are different too.  

​Job Responsibilities

  • Conducting audit assignments in a variety of industries
  • Accounts preparation for corporate clients
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns and computations
  • Working closely with Audit Seniors/Managers
  • Effectively deal with client and HMRC correspondence

​Person Specification

  • Previous audit experience in a practice environment
  • General accounting experience including accounts preparation
  • Experience using Sage and Microsoft Excel as well as other Microsoft applications and accounting software
  • Knowledge of Corporation Tax
  • Studying towards ACA or ACCA
  • Have the ability to use quick and clear thought to identify multiple solutions
  • Demonstrate a 'can do' approach to problem solving
  • Excellent customer service skills including the ability to tailor your approach provided depending on the specific client

Benefits

  • 21 days annual leave (increasing with grade and service)
    21 days annual leave (increasing with grade and service)
  • Buy/sell holiday
    Buy/sell holiday
  • Competitive salary
    Competitive salary
  • Annual paid volunteering day
    Annual paid volunteering day
  • Life assurance scheme
    Life assurance scheme
  • Flexi hours (7.5 hours a day with 9am - 4pm core hours)
    Flexi hours (7.5 hours a day with 9am - 4pm core hours)
  • Agile working
    Agile working
  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Paid professional subscriptions
    Paid professional subscriptions
  • Enhanced parental pay
    Enhanced parental pay

Who would I be working with?

You will work with Steven Scarlett, Toby Wilson and Simon Watson and the wider Audit team. 

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Details

Date posted: 2022-01-20, Valid until: 2022-06-26

Location:
Bankside 300,
Norwich, Norfolk,
NR7 0LB, United Kingdom

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