Audit Senior

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
Northampton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
1196581753
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a qualified Audit Senior to join a respected independent practice in Northampton. The firm is growing quickly and are looking for someone with the drive and determination to help influence and progress their ambitious Audit team.

You will have the opportunity to undertake audits for a broad range of clients across a variety of sectors, including owner managed businesses and the not for profit sector.

This role is perfect for someone looking to make their stamp on the market and develop their career while taking home a competitive salary and generous benefits package.

Core Responsibilities
  • Lead client audit engagements (planning, directing and completion of audits)
  • Supervise small teams
  • Research and analyse financial statements and audit related issues
  • Produce statutory accounts and draft tax computations
  • Acquire a working knowledge of the client's business
  • Obtain a thorough understanding of HAT methodology
  • Monitor the progress of jobs to ensure that budgets are met
  • Sign off audit sections, address any issues and complete files before passing on to relevant managers
  • Draft client letters
  • Proactively interact with key client's management to gather information, resolve problems and make recommendations for business and process improvements

The above responsibilities are not definitive

Skills & Experience

Essential
  • ACA/ACCA qualified with a demonstrable track record of audit experience in an accountancy practice
  • Excellent technical knowledge of accounting standards, auditing standards, corporation tax, VAT and P11Ds
  • Working knowledge of integrated accounts production and paperless audit software
  • Meticulous attention to detail

Desirable
  • Knowledge of Caseware, Sage, Quickbooks, Xero, Alphatax and CCH
  • Working knowledge of HAT audit methodology
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments with multiple clients within time constraints and deadlines
  • Demonstrable experience of supervising other and delegation of work
  • Confident project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Apply directly or contact Max Evans at AJ Chambers for further information relating to this Audit Senior position.

Audit Senior - Northampton

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