Audit Senior - Top 40 firm

Taylor Hawkes Ltd
Ipswich, UK
13 Jul 2019
18 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
As an Audit Senior you will be working as part of the Corporate and Commercial Division, you will lead site audit teams, providing a hands on compliance and /or advisory role that meets or exceeds client expectations and supports your partner/manager team.

As the successful candidate you will demonstrate...
  • Adaptability and tenacity when working towards a solution
  • Good organisation skills and the ability to operate at a high level of confidentially
  • A desire to collaborate with others and develop relationships (both external and internal)
  • Ability to multitask and manage a number of different deliverables
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written
  • A positive attitude that ensures your delivery transcends client expectation

In return you will have support to establish your career at a pace that suits you both personally and professionally. We also offer benefits that include:
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Option to buy additional holiday
  • Regular sports and social events
  • Involvement in wellbeing initiatives that include charity events, dress down days and therapies
  • Employee Assistance Programme providing advice, support services and counselling
  • Flexible and agile working options

More information on the role - main responsibilities:

  • Prepares the audit plan and ensures it appropriately addresses audit objectives
  • Takes an active part in the audit planning and fraud discussion to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy
  • Oversees all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion
  • Ensures planned audit work is appropriately completed to satisfy audit objectives
  • Prepares or reviews audit documentation and drafts of the financial statements
  • Ensures the efficient use of appropriate software packages (Caseware)

  • Maintains up to date understanding of clients business
  • Maintains good working relationships with client staff

Task management
  • Ensures the firm carries out its professional duties properly.
  • Consistently achieves deadlines and understands the commercial implications of actions relating to productivity, recoverability, fee income and client service
  • Communicates workload with manager or partner


Education and qualification
  • ACA or ACCA qualified or equivalent

  • Experience of working with an external client base
  • Significant experience of working in a professional accountancy practice
  • Experience of using Microsoft packages, internet, email and computerised audit packages
  • Proven ability to adapt quickly to changing deadlines and priorities
  • Proven ability to manage a portfolio
  • Experience of coaching or mentoring colleagues

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