Senior- Audit

Allied Worldwide
13 Jan 2019
21 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Audit – Peterborough

Our client is one of the UK's top 20 Chartered Accountancy firms whose concept of service is to solve problems, take advantage of opportunities and turn advice into action

We are looking for an audit senior to join our audit and accounts department which provides a wide range of advisory, audit and accounting services to our clients.

The role

To become part of the audit and accounts department which provides a wide range of advisory, audit and accounting services to our clients. Your time will split approximately 50% on audit work and the remainder on offering other professional services such as accountancy, systems reviews, corporate tax and company secretarial work.

Corporate staff and Partners advise businesses ranging from large multi-national corporations to small family companies, many of which are owned by wealthy individuals. In addition to commercial companies in service/manufacturing industries, we also deal with professional partnerships, financial service companies and a significant number of not-for-profit organisations. The aim is to provide outstanding service in a professional and efficient manner tailored to give the client the benefit of exceptional advice and maximum added value.

The individual

The applicant should be able to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours.

* Demonstrate a passion for delivering quality and ensures that client needs are met, benefiting both the client and the firm

* Defines performance measures and continuously looks to assess, improve and achieve objectives

* Sets priorities, defines activities, gives responsibilities and plans work so that results are achieved on time

* 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.

* Thinks widely and laterally to identify and consider different options before determining the best solution.

* Listens to, understands and communicates confidently with others in a clear, concise, polite and purposeful way.

* Motivates self and others to succeed for the benefit of the firm.

In addition to the above the individual should be organised and commercially minded. They should display a flexible, professional approach and have the confidence and ability to establish credibility with Partners and clients.

Main Accountabilities

Education and experience

Applicants will be either ACA or ACCA qualified and good pass rates in the professional exams would also be expected. Professional training experience should have been broad based with exposure to a good range of clients both in size and sector in general practice or audit. Familiarity with electronic auditing packages and accounts preparation with CCH Accounts Production is an advantage.

The office

With over 40 staff and partners’ and a turnover over £3.5m, our team of accountants in Peterborough advise a wide range of commercial businesses, private individuals and not-for-profit organisations mainly across the East of England and East Midlands. We have strong links with the professional and financial community in Peterborough and the surrounding area.

Our client base predominantly features owner-managed, small and mid-cap businesses, and private and landed estate clients. We work with clients to create integrated solutions across their related financial and business affairs.

Role reports to


Partners and manager as appropriate.


* What we can offer you: Annual salary (market rate) depending upon experience y Salary review annually in October

* Paid overtime or time off in lieu y Eligibility for the firm’s Profit Sharing Plan that runs from October to September each year. The scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm

* 23 days annual leave. In addition, under the flexible benefits programme, employees are entitled to buy or sell up to five days holiday a year, subject to partner approval.

* 6 month probationary period

* Interest free season ticket loan on completion of probationary period

* Life assurance cover of three times salary which you may increase to four times salary under the SeleCt flexible benefits programme.

* Group Personal Pension Scheme: under the requirements of pension auto-enrolment you will be automatically enrolled into the Group Personal Pension scheme (4% employer contribution, 4% employee contribution) from your date of joining.Life assurance cover of three times salary, which can be increased to four times salary under the SeleCt flexible benefits programme.

* Access to a number of other benefits with preferential rates under the flexible benefits programme, which include; health screening/GP support, child care vouchers, critical illness cover, cycle to work scheme, and spouse life assurance

Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not always possible to respond to every application. Therefore, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role and if you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application, please assume, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Please feel free however, to apply to further roles and we will certainly keep your details on file and contact you with suitable vacancies.

Allied Worldwide are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age

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