Audit Senior - Fastest growing City firm. Top 30

Morgan McKinley Group
Central London, London
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This firm reported double digit growth last year - which is particularly impressive given the current uncertain climate. With this in mind, a new role has been created for a nearly or newly qualifed Auditor.

The role

  • The undertaking of audit assignments under remote supervision of an Assistant Manager or Senior
  • Working on larger audit assignments under the direct supervision of an Assistant Manager or Senior
  • To lead assignments of all sizes in the longer term
  • Working with a varied client portfolio with some high turnover clients


  • Client audit assignments: in house preparation and attendance at client premises 70% of the role
  • 30% other senior duties such as finalising accounts, drafting tax computations and management accounting
  • Planning of audits with Supervisor/Assistant Manager
  • Preparation of compliance tests, required paperwork prior to assignment
  • Undertaking assigned tasks on client premises to agreed plan
  • Regular liaison with office or onsite based supervisor whilst undertaking tasks including problem solving
  • Control of own assignment time within pre-determined budget
  • Professional liaison with client and/or client's staff
  • Completion of work to the satisfaction of the Supervisor/Assistant Manager
  • Accounts finalisation, file completion and tax computations
  • Adhoc management accounting assignments
  • Not responsible for other team members' directly on arrival, but in due course required to assist new trainees, less experienced members in the team

Person Specification

  • Minimum qualified ACA/ACCA, recently qualified
  • Previous practice experience including audit competence to allow for successful candidate to lead assignments in due course
  • Ideally from a reputable firm so that a good accounting background can be demonstrated

Behavioural Competencies

  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • A highly professional appearance and attitude

You will also be:

  • A team player
  • Highly organised
  • Motivated
  • Training and Development
  • CPD programme for newly qualified candidates including compliance and broader technical skills training
  • Performance reviews every six months

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.