Accounts and Audit Semi-Senior in Cardiff at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 2/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are a Top 15 UK Chartered Accountancy firm looking to expand our strong presence in Wales by recruiting an ambitious part-qualified accountant to join our Audit and Accounts team.

The individual will receive first-class on the job training, in addition to fully-funded study support towards the accountancy qualification they are currently studying towards (ACA/ACCA) and a competitive salary.

The position would suit part-qualified accountants, currently working within practice, who are looking to join an innovative and progressive firm with real opportunities for career progression within the team.

From the outset, the role will enable you to gain fantastic practical experience by working with a range of clients across the UK. This will be from within a friendly team who will support your technical training and future development.

The responsibilities of an Accounts and Audit Semi-Senior include:

  • Year end accounts preparation
  • Management accounts preparation
  • Assistance on audit and assurance engagements
  • Preparation of personal and corporation tax returns
  • Assistance with ad-hoc project work

Our Cardiff team also offer specialised services within the Not-for-Profit Sector and for Solicitors.


  • ACA/ACCA part-qualified

  • Preparation of year end accounts under new UK GAAP.

  • Audit experience is desirable.

  • A minimum of 2.1 at degree level

  • Strong A Level results and a 9-4 (or A*-C) at GCSE Maths and English

  • Skills in Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Powerpoint

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative and can manage own work-load.

Most importantly, if you are a team player who puts honesty and integrity above all else, you will fit perfectly in our team! We pride ourselves on treating everyone as an individual, helping you build the career you want in the way you want it.

This is a fantastic opportunity to progress within a fresh-thinking UK Top 15 Accountancy firm and gain an industry-recognised qualification. If this appeals to you, we are excited to hear from you!

Job Requirements

ACA/ACCA part-qualified