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Audit Senior

Employer
MHA MacIntyre Hudson
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are looking for an experienced Audit Senior / Audit Executive to join our Birmingham office. We take a sector-based approach with a focus on manufacturing, construction and real estate, financial services, retail and consumer, not for profit and professional services. As an Audit Executive for the firm you will lead a large number of audit jobs, ensuring deadlines are met and compliance with necessary regulations, and taking responsibility for seeing audit projects through from planning to completion.

At MacIntyre Hudson, we pride ourselves on our award-winning training, genuine work life balance, clear succession paths for our staff, supportive leadership teams and the sheer scope we can offer our teams in their respective roles.

We are looking for motivated and forward-thinking individuals as we continue to grow as a firm. If you are excited to meet and build great relationships with new clients and companies and want to thrive in a collaborative, social and supportive environment, we would love to hear from you.

In 2020 we won the Best Advisory Services category of the new Business Resilience Awards, organised by Accountancy Age. Previously we won; National Firm of the Year, Tax Team of the Year and Graduate and Non-Graduate programme of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards, we internationally re-branded, and we grew substantially with a few high-profile mergers. It's an exciting time to join the firm!

The Offering
  • Genuine work life balance
  • Accredited Investor in People
  • New and improved programme for Succession planning and supportive management structure to help you realise your potential
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays, plus the opportunity to buy or sell up to 5 days (28 days on a training contract, with the opportunity to buy 5 days)
  • Very competitive salary
  • Reward and recognition bonuses available, with no cap on how many you can be awarded in a year
  • Amazing employee referral scheme, paying up to £4000 for a successful referral
  • Paid CSR time
  • Car lease scheme
  • And more!


Main Responsibilities:
  • Produce a detailed audit planning memorandum, including details of any potential difficulties that may have been encountered during previous audits and ensure correct tests are applied to produce sufficient audit evidence, discussing with Partner/Manager where necessary
  • Allocate sections to junior staff and brief on what is expected of them
  • Answer queries from juniors throughout the audit
  • Complete audits in accordance with MHA MacIntyre Hudson audit procedures, with assistance from more senior members of staff
  • Monitor the progress of jobs, ensure that budgets are met, address any problems that are encountered to ensure that the audit is finished within budget and timeframe
  • Check and supervise the work of more junior staff both on site and in office and complete any sections as necessary
  • Ensure all hours worked on any client are recorded correctly, enabling a true reflection of the profitability of the job to be shown
  • Complete analysis of items for tax
  • Sign off audit sections, address any problems and/or queries and complete the file before passing it on to the Partner/Manager for review
  • Prepare draft financial statements for manager review


Qualifications and Skills:
  • ACA or ACCA, qualified with practice experience
  • 3+ years Auditing experience
  • Excellent audit analysis skills
  • Competent planning and completion skills
  • Computer experience - Microsoft office essential, Sage, Caseware preferable
  • Previous experience of mentoring junior members of staff
  • Good up-to-date technical knowledge including recent developments in accounting standards
  • Communication oral and written, ability to deal with variety of people in different environments
  • Client focused
  • Commercially aware
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