Audit Senior - Top 50

Morgan Hunt UK Limited
London (Central)
10 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Firm
An Audit Senior position has become available at a forward thinking Top 50 accountancy firm based in Central London.

There is a friendly and sociable environment within the firm. The office is open plan and the Partners are welcoming and always approachable. The firm put a great emphasis on looking after their employees. A healthy work life balance and flexible working is encouraged to ensure staff remain happy in their job. This has all resulted in a very low turnover of staff.

The Role

Reporting to the Audit Manager, you will be responsible for the preparation of audit files on site for audit assignments across a wide variety of industry sectors.

Depending on the size of the audit you may have responsibility for leading a team, reviewing work, dealing directly with clients and assisting with ad hoc projects. Client sectors include property, start-ups and FCA regulated businesses with turnovers ranging from £2m-£100m+.



  • Preparation and audit of statutory accounts to comply with FRS and International auditing and accounting standards
  • Performing audits for companies within varied sectors including charities, solicitors, FCA regulated, manufacturing, property investment, tech sector and service industries T/O ranging from £2-100million
  • Delegating work to junior team members
  • Liaising with clients and dealing with any queries
  • Monitoring audits, including supervision, and reviewing of junior staff's work
  • Ensuring audits are completed within budget
  • Supporting the training and development of junior staff on audit assignments
  • Some assignments may require travel and staying away from home (nationally and on the rare occasion internationally)


  • Preparation of accounts for corporate clients, partnerships and sole traders, including: abbreviated company accounts and full company accounts
  • Discussing figures with clients and reporting any findings/variances
  • Group accounts may be required from time to time


  • Preparation of draft corporate taxation computations, including: General adjustments to accounting profits, capital allowances, IBAs' and deferred tax
  • Preparation and checking of VAT returns in all HMRC calculation formats
  • Liaison point between the tax department and the client


  • ACA or ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Up to date technical knowledge and practical experience with FRS102
  • A good working knowledge of Xero, Kashflow, Viztopia, Digita Accounts, Pro-audit, VPM, SAGE would be an advantage, though not essential.
  • Good knowledge of Office 365 (Outlook, Word and Excel) is essential

Morgan Hunt is a multi award winning Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer.