Audit Senior

Full time
uk 22/08/2017   Full time £45,000

Reporting to: Audit Partners and Managers

Job purpose: To be responsible for the completion of our audit assignments including staff supervision and liaising closely with the audit managers and staff

Company - Top 50 Accountancy Practice: 

Provides a full range of services on all aspects of accountancy and audit, UK and international taxation, financial management and administration, company secretarial and computer management consultancy. Its range of specialist sectors includes property, media, not for profit, professional firms, and technology and digital as well as a strong private client focus.

The company currently has 13 partners and some 100 staff, and its diverse client portfolio ranges from sole traders and professional partnerships to local, national and international corporations and institutions which operate in a wide variety of industries.

Person specification: We are looking for a qualified ACA, ACCA or ICAS who is a commercially minded, ambitious individual and who has had full responsibility for all aspects of an assignment, including the planning, fieldwork and completion, and who is able to deal with the more complex aspects of an audit.


  • Good working knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS
  • Ability to work under pressure with accuracy and focus.
  • A sound working knowledge of audits in the SME market 
  • Ability to ensure that all statutory requirements are complied with, and up to date technical knowledge.
  • Ability to ensure that client deadlines are met and to budget
  • Experience of working on more complex aspects of audits
  • Ability to work closely with managers on a daily basis.

The individual will:

  • Display a neat and orderly work style
  • Make a positive effort to achieve targets in difficult circumstances
  • Consider the needs and skills of those under supervision; organising tasks and responsibilities
  • Face tasks with drive and determination
  • Create a motivational environment
  • Constantly seek to achieve a high output of quality work
  • Use initiative and take action without being asked
  • Be confident in their abilities and seek to achieve high quality work
  • Be able to multi-task, prioritise and communicate at all levels
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of Word, Excel and accounts production software
  • Be able to manage their time effectively


  • Bonus: 2% at Christmas, Holidays: 26 plus 8 bank holidays
  • Pension: 1+1% rising to 4 or 5% (matched) through length of service
  • PMI: single membership medical and dental insurance
  • Death in service
  • Season ticket loan
  • Fresh fruit twice a week and cheese Thursdays!
  • Benefits through salary sacrifice: flexible benefits package including healthcare, enhanced dental, cycle to work, childcare vouchers, gourmet society, gymflex, etc.