Audit & Accounts Senior - Northampton

Recruiter
Levitate Recruitment
Location
Northampton
Salary
£30,000 - £35,000
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
02 Jan 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Having recently won lots of new business, a large firm of accountants have engaged Levitate Recruitment to assist them in recruiting experienced Audit & Accounts Seniors to join their firm in Northampton. The firm can offer you a mixed client portfolio of both small to medium sized corporates along with some not for profit clients to include academies and charities.

The Role:

  • Take the Senior roles for a range of audit/accounts assignments
  • Supervise junior staff whilst on site and in the office
  • Deliver the audit file in a timely manner and within assignment budget
  • Identify cross-selling opportunities and potential management letter points
  • Work closely with clients as the ket=y contact for any queries or issues raised.
  • Develop specialist sector knowledge and keep abreast of industry developments
  • Mentor audit and accounts trainees and contribute to the office’s training and development programme

Requirements:

  • Experience of OMB/SME private company audits: planning, budget preparation, identifying key risks, developing an audit plan, executing the audit on site
  • Knowledge of and experience of current auditing standards and approaches: analytical review, documenting systems and controls, sampling techniques
  • Experience preparing audit and accounts files using an electronic working paper system such as Caseware
  • Significant prior experience of statutory company accounts preparation under UK GAAP, and also charities and LLPs
  • Experience of preparing and auditing consolidated accounts and component auditor issues
  • Leadership experience –experience supervising teams on-site and reviewing their work
  • Experience of preparing budgets and monitoring actual time against budget