Audit Senior - Ipswich

Forrester McKenzie
Ipswich, Suffolk
10 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Audit Senior

Location: Ipswich

Salary: Around £35,000 per annum depending on experience

Type: Permanent

The Company and Opportunity

We are currently working with a fantastic firm based in the Ipswich that are looking for an Audit Senior. The purpose of the role is to work as part of the Corporate & Commercial teams, leading projects to meet client needs to support Partners and Managers

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares the audit plan and ensures it appropriately addresses audit objectives
  • Takes an active part in the audit planning and fraud discussion to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy
  • Oversees all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion
  • Ensures planned audit work is appropriately completed to satisfy audit objectives
  • Communicates any issues relating to an audit with manager or partner including matters which arise during the audit which were not identified at the planning stage
  • Prepares or reviews audit documentation and drafts of the financial statements
  • Ensures the efficient use of appropriate software packages (Caseware)
  • Delegates work with other members of the audit team ensuring Juniors understand their responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job training/coaching
  • Produces commercial management reports, specifically drafting sections of the report to management
  • Addresses, discusses and advances conclusion in respect of technical and audit issues identified during the course of the audit
  • Controls the audit in relation to timescales, budgets and risk managements procedures
  • Provides feedback through regular communication and timely assignment appraisal


  • ACA/ACCA qualified or finalist
  • Experience of coaching and supporting junior team members
  • Full driving license

Forrester McKenzie Recruitment are a specialist Accountancy and Finance consultancy with over 30 years’ combined recruitment experience. We work in a variety of Industry sectors including Accountancy, Law, Hotel, Hospitality & Leisure Groups, Management Consultancies, Financial Services, FMCG and Insurance.

As a team we are passionate about Recruitment and as such have forged excellent long term relationships with both client and candidates alike.

Forrester McKenzie is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this on behalf of one of its clients