Vacancies

We are a mid-sized accountancy practice based in Poole, Dorset, providing complete accountancy solutions to our growing client base. Our office is close to local amenities with good transport links to Bournemouth, Southampton and surrounding areas. Our staff are currently working from home and this is expected to continue on a flexible basis post COVID although we do have parking available on site.

We are recruiting for an ACA/ACCA qualified Audit Manager to join our team

Reporting lines: You will report directly to the RI for the audit assignment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work closely with the RI in the planning and tailoring of the audit approach based on the risk assessment for the audit assignment.
  • To support and guide the audit team to address the identified audit risks and to ensure effective, efficient testing so that an audit opinion can be formed.
  • To maintain and develop technical ability and be the point of reference for the audit team with regard to technical queries.
  • To provide the RI for the audit assignment files for review which address the risks identified at the planning stage as well as any additional risks identified during the fieldwork.
  • To plan the audit work to be undertaken to be effective and efficient in order to maintain budgets.
  • To lead, develop and manage an effective audit team.
  • To keep the RI informed of any issues that may arise with the client.
  • To provide effective feedback for the audit client in respect of their accounting systems.

Skills and Experience:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Approachable to members of the audit team and lead by example.
  • Able to clearly explain audit testing and technical points to the audit team.
  • Manage the fieldwork team, allocating the appropriate level of work to more junior members of staff.
  • Provide timely and constructive feedback to the audit fieldwork team.
  • Maintain objectivity, professionalism and independence in client relationship and foster this within the audit team.
  • Discuss difficult/contentious matters with the RI and provide support where required.
  • Have sound technical knowledge of auditing and accounting standards and taxation.

Benefits

  • Working from home options
  • Team Drinks

Please send your CV with a covering letter to heather.moncaster@morrislane.co.uk

We are a recognised training office for the major accountancy bodies and are looking for exceptional trainees to join our firm. Full training packages will be offered for trainees, leading to ACA qualification.

Please write with full CV to:
31/33 Commercial Road
Poole, BH14 0HU
or email
heather.moncaster@morrislane.co.uk

We are an established accountancy practice based in Poole and have vacancies for an experienced bookkeeper to join our expanding and friendly bookkeeping department.

Responsibilities: Your responsibilities will include the following:

  • Bookkeeping for a varied portfolio of clients within the office and off site at clients’ premises
  • VAT Return preparation and liaising with HMRC
  • Communicating with clients to request records and answering client queries
  • Prepare year end accounts file
  • Provide assistance to clients who undertake their own bookkeeping
  • Assisting with Monthly Management Accounts for some clients

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a practice or similar environment and have previous experience of using Sage, Quickbooks and Xero to their full functionality and Excel to a high level.

Excellent inter-personal, attention to detail and organisational skills are a must.

A market facing salary is on offer.

Currently, the majority of our staff are remote working due to COVID and those that are in the office are temperature checked and have to wear masks whilst not at their (socially distanced) desk.

Please email a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for this position along with your full CV to heather.moncaster@morrislane.co.uk


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