Audit Senior

Job Title: Audit Senior
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: benefits
Reference: 3780325_1582279929
Contact Name: Cara Whyte
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2020 10:12

Job Description

Hays are recruiting for a leading Accountancy firm, based either in Norwich or Ipswich.

As an Audit Senior you will lead site audit teams, providing a hands on compliance and /or advisory role that meets or exceeds client expectations and supports your partner/manager team.

  • Prepares the audit plan and ensures it appropriately addresses audit objectives
  • Takes an active part in the audit planning and fraud discussion to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy
  • Oversees all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion
  • Ensures planned audit work is appropriately completed to satisfy audit objectives
  • Communicates any issues relating to an audit with manager or partner including matters which arise during the audit which were not identified at the planning stage
  • Prepares or reviews audit documentation and drafts of the financial statements
  • Ensures the efficient use of appropriate software packages (Caseware)
  • Delegates work with other members of the audit team ensuring Juniors understand their responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job training/coaching
  • Produces commercial management reports, specifically drafting sections of the report to management
  • Addresses, discusses and advances conclusion in respect of technical and audit issues identified during the course of the audit
  • Controls the audit in relation to timescales, budgets and risk managements procedures
  • Provides feedback through regular communication and timely assignment appraisal

Education and qualification

  • ACA or ACCA qualified or equivalent.
  • Part-qualified candidate will also be considered and study support offered.


In return you will have support to establish your career at a pace that suits you both personally and professionally.

You will also be offered many benefits which include:

  • Ongoing training
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Option to buy additional holiday
  • Regular sports and social events
  • Involvement in wellbeing initiatives that include charity events, dress down days and therapies
  • Employee Assistance Programme providing advice, support services and counselling
  • Flexible and agile working options

Interested? Please contact Cara Whyte or apply on line.

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