Audit Senior

Greenlight People Ltd
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a highly respected North West Accountancy firm. This rapidly growing business has a very paternalistic culture where ideas are listened to and change is embraced. Our client is currently seeking to recruit an Audit Senior to work within the Corporate team.
Purpose of the jobAn Audit Senior will take responsibility for running audits, working directly with clients under management supervision on the planning, execution and finalisation of audit assignments. You will manage audit teams for various clients across a range of industries and supervise audit processes to ensure high quality.

Principal duties and responsibilitiesPerform quality and relevant work of both an accounting and an audit nature for a range of clients and in so doing:

·Build and maintain strong relationships with clients and develop a strong understanding of their business.

·Sets priorities, defines activities, gives responsibilities and plans work so that results are achieved on budget, within agreed time scales and within client expectations.

·Insure that the firms risk management and quality control procedures are adhered to at all times.

·Identify and recognise business and sales opportunities with new and existing clients and inform the client partner/manager and client as appropriate.

·Supervising audit trainees, reviewing their work and providing on-the-job training and helping with their work.

·Carries out detailed audit testing at client premises.

·Preparing Statutory Accounts and draft corporation tax computations.

·Delivering expertise across primary accounting frameworks.

·Support partners and senior managers in the development of new business.

The individual·Seeks self-development and provides support that enables others to develop within the firm.

·Works cooperatively with others, positively influences them and ensures team participation to support the firm’s goals.

·Displays a flexible and professional approach and have confidence and ability to establish credibility with partners and clients.

Person Specification

Key: Essential (E), Desirable (D)


Ability & Expertise

Attitude & Ethics

Client Relationships


Development of Practice

Portfolio Management

Planning & Organising

People Management

Education and Training

Minimum 2:1 Degree (E)

A formal accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA or equivalent), qualified from practice (E)


Experienced in using IT (E)

Experienced using Microsoft Office with Advanced Microsoft Excel (D)

Broad based practice audit experience with exposure to clients both in size and sector (E)

Personal AttributesExcellent communication skills (E)

Effective time management skills (E)

Self-driven and highly motivated both practically and academically (E)

Capable of working in a team and on your own initiative (E)

Ability to think laterally and creatively (D)

Ability to analyse problems and recommend practical solutions (D)

Strong attention to detail (E)

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