Saffery Champness is one of the UK’s top 20 accountancy practices with a network of nine offices in the UK plus offices in Guernsey, Geneva and Zurich. The firm is independent but maintains a network of affiliate firms in over 100 countries across the globe via membership of Nexia International. We are looking for an experienced Audit Senior who will be reporting directly to the Partners, Senior Manager and Managers as appropriate. The Role The successful candidate will be expected to have responsibility for leading a range of audits. You will be responsible for supervising and coaching the work of more junior staff and liaising with tax staff, partners and clients. Your time will primarily be spent on audit work, with the opportunity to work on other advisory services such as accounts preparation, systems reviews and other ad-hoc projects, as required. The role will provide a good range of work for someone with solid technical skills and a background of audit work, wishing to build on his or her experience in a fast-growing office that will provide opportunities for progression. Education and Experience Applicants should be CA/ACA/ACCA qualified with a good exam record in the professional exams 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 Experience in preparing company and group accounts and familiarity with electronic audit packages would be an advantage Personal Qualities 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 Organised and commercially minded Display a flexible, professional approach and have the confidence and ability to establish credibility with partners and clients. Benefits We are able to offer a dynamic and varied workload Annual salary (market rate) depending upon experience Salary review annually in October Six-month probationary period 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). Company car on a salary sacrifice basis Eligibility for the firm’s private medical insurance scheme upon completion of a probationary period 20 days annual leave. In addition, under the flexible benefits programme, employees are entitled to buy or sellup to 5 days holiday a year, subject to partner approval Life assurance cover of three times salary 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 Interest-free season ticket loan on completion of probationary period Access to a number of other benefits with preferential rates under the flexible benefits programme, which include; health screening/GP support, childcare vouchers, critical illness cover, cycle to work scheme and private medical insurance. This is a fantastic opportunity for an existing and ambitious Audit Senior to progress their career within one of the most reputable firms in the region and experience rapid growth within company structures. We believe that our success comes from our talented team of co-workers and are always keen to welcome motivated, passioned people into our growing business. If you have an underlying passion to build strong client relationships and bring innovative and creative solutions to problems while providing outstanding client service, apply by sending your CV and covering letter outlining your skills and experience. We respectfully request no speculative calls or CV's from agencies please.