Audit and Accounts Junior

Sopher + Co
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits, including fully funded study package
24 May 2022
24 Jun 2022
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Salary band
Full Time

About Us
Established in 1975, Sopher + Co is a trusted business adviser of choice for entrepreneurs, owner-managed businesses, high net worth individuals, professional partnerships and expats. Our roots in Elstree led to our early client base in the media and entertainment industry. Since then we have grown immensely, with our portfolio now spanning over 20 industries. Our success is within our people - with endless opportunities and open-mind approach, Sopher + Co is a place where you can drive your career and ambitions forward, sharing and promoting our commitment to excellent client experience.

We’re expanding, which means we are looking for graduates who may have recently finished their degree in either Accounting and Finance, Economics or related field.  Starting in September 2022, this role is ideal for someone who aspires to learning and progressing in the Audit and Accounts field and within a well-established and friendly practice.  The duties will involve providing accurate accounting and assurance services to a diverse range of clients, as directed by the Manager, within budget and in accordance with firm procedures. This is a great opportunity to work with an incredibly broad range of clients. Other duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with accounts preparation for Limited companies, Sole traders and Partnerships

  • Analysing data to form the basis of the accounts

  • Completing assigned audit areas to a high standard as directed by senior members of staff

  • Ensuring all client work is completed within applicable reporting deadlines and client requests

  • Ensuring all jobs are completed within specific budgets, keeping Manager informed at all times of progress of job

  • Assisting with ad-hoc duties as and when is required

About you
Sopher + Co take pride in their employees and their achievements whilst praising and recognising hard work. We are looking for people who embrace the 3 C’s – change, challenge and commitment. We enjoy working with people who can work well with others and in turn enjoy working amongst a diverse team of professionals. You will be confident in working to a high standard, have excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to your work.  Additionally, we’d like you to have/be:

  • Ideally hold a relevant degree in accountancy, economics or similar subject, although good calibre A level qualification – including maths – will be considered

  • Competent using Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Outstanding time management skills and ability to prioritise work

  • Excellent work ethics and eagerness to learn

  • Great attention to detail and organisational skills

In Return
We will offer you a competitive package, including a fully funded study package towards a professional qualification, extensive benefits for you and your family, a comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family-based firm can offer. Sopher + Co strongly believe in staff development and continuously encourage internal progression.

Sopher + Co is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in employment and we expect all our employees to act in accordance with this policy, we recognise the key role it plays in the success of our business.

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