Audit Senior

Job Title: Audit Senior
Location: Winchester
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 19-08-34
Job Published: May 26, 2020 12:39

Job Description

Job Purpose


Reporting to the Audit Manager and Partners, this position is designed to provide a high level of service to various 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. 


Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • Leading audits both in but primarily out of the office using a computerised audit system (CCH Audit Automation)
  • Preparation/Editing of financial statements using accounts production software
  • 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
  • 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
  • Identifying opportunities to advise clients


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Qualified at ACA or ACCA
  • Previous experience in practice
  • Excellent FRS102 knowledge is essential
  • 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 systems
  • Competent in Microsoft office, including Excel and Word
  • Adaptable, personable, able to show initiative
  • Able to organise, motivate and encourage team
  • Ability to identify commercial and professional risks and ensure these are managed effectively
  • Ability to prioritise workload in order to achieve work deadlines
  • 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
  • Driver with access to a car


To be considered for the role please apply direct. Agency CVs will not be considered at this time.