Audit Senior (Charity Experience)

The Graduate Project Ltd
11 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently recruiting for an exciting Auditor Senior role to work within a leading accountancy firm.

The Audit Senior will work as part of an audit team or takes responsibility for running the audit, working directly with the client under manager supervision. The audit senior will support the manager to manage the audit team and supervise the audit process to ensure they are of high quality.

Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Assist in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for manager or partner review, seeking input for areas of concern and judgement.
  • Predominant amount of time will be off- site at clients premises.
  • Identifies risk matters and rises with a manger and/or partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters.
  • Produce work for the manager/partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified.
  • Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions on technical matters and communicate and agree client needs and potential solutions with managers.
  • Active engagement with senior client staff in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit.
  • Take primary responsibility for monitoring process against budget, and when the actual differs from the budget then gain a full understanding for the manager.
  • Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office.

Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirement’s.


  • Newly qualified ACA/ICAS Qualified or overseas equivalent
  • Educated up to degree level or CTS
  • Experience supervising and coaching junior members of staff on site
  • Working knowledge of firm services, issues regarding advice, and regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering
  • Demonstrable knowledge of current economic and market trends.

General Attributes:

  • Charity experience
  • Experience with listed clients
  • Experience auditing international groups.