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Audit Assistant / Semi Senior

Price Bailey
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (GB)
Closing date
30 Jul 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Full Time
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Make your career count

At Price Bailey, we provide exciting opportunities for training, personal growth and career engagement. We believe in fostering happiness and fulfilment in your work, whilst supporting and inspiring you to grow. We understand that your life extends beyond the workplace, which is why our Smart Working culture promotes flexibility, allowing you to choose when and where you work, whilst still providing excellent client care.

A well-established firm of chartered accountants and business advisors, we offer a wide range of services, including auditing, accounting, tax and corporate finance. We proudly serve a diverse client base across the UK and internationally, with a strong focus on entrepreneurial owner-managed businesses that share our passion for innovation.

What do the team do?

The Corporate team undertake audit and assurance work on behalf of UK based clients. They work with a range of sectors, from smaller not-for-profit organisations to medium sized trading groups to include professional sports teams, care homes, professional services, manufacturing and retail. Turnovers are typically from £1m – £10m (but go up to £25m). No job is the same and we can guarantee variety, plus the opportunity to learn from a range of talented individuals, no matter your level.

What will I be doing?

As a Corporate Assistant / Semi Senior you will have ownership of the following tasks:

  • Undertaking smaller, less complex assignments on-site, under guidance, raise and clear queries with the client or manager as appropriate.
  • Assisting on larger audit assignments and complete allocated sections thoroughly and efficiently, aiding the assignment leader with conclusions.
  • Devising, carry out and record moderately complex audit tests.
  • Completing file to a stage of completion as agreed with assignment or team lead.

What experience do I need?

Whilst having the following experience is advantageous, we value passion and potential. If you meet the minimum criteria listed below and are eager to develop yourself, we would love to hear from you:

  • Experience of undertaking statutory audits in an accountancy practice (minimum criteria).
  • AAT part / fully qualified or ACA part qualified (minimum criteria).
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP / FRS 102.
  • Client facing experience.
  • Experience of audit software and Microsoft packages.

What's on offer?

In addition to your salary, we also offer the following benefits:

  • 23 days annual leave (with the option to buy / sell up to 5 days holiday)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 4x life assurance
  • All employee share scheme
  • 2 days paid for volunteering
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including shopping discounts

Price Bailey aspires to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people, regardless of their social background, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We are an equal opportunities employer and place inclusion at the heart of what we do. Our workplace is one where diversity is embraced and where everyone is empowered to be their authentic selves.


We are an award winning, top 30 accountancy and business advisory firm serving private clients and regional, national and international businesses.

Company info
01279 755888
Causeway House, 1 Dane Street
Bishop’s Stortford
CM23 3BT

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