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City of London£38000 - £42000 per annum

Our client, a prestigious mid-tier accountancy practice with a varied client base are looking for ambitious individuals with strong experience in external audit as well as the ability to speak, read and write fluent Mandarin to service a broad range of businesses including a growing portfolio of Mandarin speaking clients in the UK and abroad.

The role will entail working on predominantly audit (80%), but you will also be expected to work on some accounts and tax work (20%). You will get the opportunity to work on a large number of interesting advisory based projects for your Chinese clients from a variety of industries which will consist of entrepreneurial businesses. Consequently, the role will enable you to become an expert business advisor in the field.

Key Accountabilities:
*Liaise directly with clients to ensure the audit is performed efficiently.
*Prepare & review financial statements.
*Preparation of consolidated financial statements.
*Preparation of corporation tax computations and returns
*Ensure both time and fee budgets are maintained.
*Advise audit manager of concerns
*Explanation of variances from budget
*Ensure consistency at all times and that all outstanding work is complete
*Liaise with other departments in order to efficiently and effectively complete jobs.
*Knowledge of consolidations and Group Audit exposure

To be considered you must possess the following:
*ACA/ ACCA qualification
*Current work experience in an audit function within an accountancy firm
*A minimum of 50% Audit in your current role
*Fluent in Mandarin and English
*Good communications and interpersonal skills - able to communicate and liaise at all levels
*Ability to work in small teams
*Good time management/ organisational skills - be able to multi-task and prioritise

For further details or to apply, please contact Fatima Luna: 0207 038 3618/

30 October 2012
29 November 2012
Fatima Luna