Audit Senior

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£32,0000 - £36,000 per annum
Posted
11 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Jan 2019
Ref
ASHR
Job Role
Accountant, Audit
Professional Membership
AAT, ACA (ICAEW), ACCA
Seniority Level
Senior
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Are you looking to progress your career at one of the top independent accountancy firms in the County?


AJ Chambers are working with an impressive firm of Chartered Accountants, who are looking for an Audit Senior, who aspires to achieve the best within a highly recognized firm. The ideal candidate should display a flexible, professional approach and have the confidence and ability to establish credibility with Partners and clients.

As an Audit Senior, you will be responsible for leading audits on a varied portfolio of clients, supervising Juniors and Semi Seniors also assisting on larger group audits. Whilst the role is mainly audit based an element of the role will require some accounts. The split between audit and accounts is anticipated to be around 70/30. Ideally, you will be ACA/ACCA Qualified, or a Finalist, and have previous experience within a similar role.

Key Responsibilities of an Audit Senior:

  • The completion of audit fieldwork/planned substantive and analytical audit procedures
  • Ability to ensure that all statutory requirements are complied with, and up to date technical knowledge.
  • Ability to ensure that client deadlines are met and to budget
  • Experience of working on more complex aspects of audits
  • Preparation of client accounts including audit and non-audit clients
  • Preparation of tax computations for both income tax and corporation tax based on accounts prepared
  • Supervising the audit process on site, supporting and developing more junior members of staff

Essential Skills and Experience for this Audit Senior role:

  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or finalist
  • Previous experience in an audit role
  • Well-rounded knowledge of auditing standards and accounting principles
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to complete assignments within tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Accounts preparation experience gained in practice
  • Experience leading audits from planning stage to completion
  • Experience with accounts software e.g. Iris, Sage, QuickBooks, Xero and CaseWare

For more information on this Audit and Accounts Senior role, please either apply directly or contact Caitlan Warne at AJ Chambers.

Audit Senior - Hertfordshire

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