Audit & Accounts Senior

Job Title: Audit & Accounts Senior
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Amersham
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 19-11-06
Contact Name: Chris Howden
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 17, 2020 16:08

Job Description

Reporting to the Audit Manager and Partners, this position is designed to provide a high level of service to various audit and larger, non-audit clients. The main purpose of the role is to ensure compliance with GAAP and practical guidance is provided on regulatory matters such as tax and VAT regulations, requirements of UK law and the principles of good governance. Clients include companies which fall under the Act as well as charities, solicitors, clubs and academies. This role will evolve to take full responsibility for a portfolio of such clients.


Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Managing audits both in and out of the office using a computerised audit
  • To supervise and assist junior team members both in house and off site
  • To delegate and review work of junior team members; including audit files, draft documentation, accounts and corporation tax computations
  • Liaison with and dealing with client queries
  • To attend client meetings
  • Ensure client engagement documentation is up to date
  • Assist with the drafting of client invoices
  • Regular review of client WIP and debtor
  • To assist in the preparation of proposals for new work, where necessary
  • To act as a mentor for junior team members and provide day to day training
  • Attendance at marketing events


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Qualified at ACA or ACCA
  • Previous experience in practice
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • Experience of completing audit and accounts work for a variety of business entities
  • Possess a high level of technical knowledge combined with excellent commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt communication style to the audience
  • Proficient in the use of using a computerised audit system
  • Competent in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word
  • Ability to identify commercial and professional risks and ensure these are managed effectively
  • Ability to prioritise workload in order to achieve work deadlines
  • Driver with access to a car
  • Project a professional manner and appearance at all times
  • Track record of successfully managing, motivating and leading junior staff on assignments
  • Ability to delegate effectively


To be considered for the role please apply directly. We will not be accepting agency CVs at this time.