Accounts and Audit Senior in Diss at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 1/5/2022

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Job Description

Accounts and Audit Senior Vacancy

We are looking for a full time audit senior / semi-senior to work primarily at our Diss office. An excellent opportunity is available for either an AAT qualified or ACCA, ACA part qualified or qualified person. The position is offered at a competitive salary with a wide range of company benefits.

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of audit work and will have practice experience with both accounts and audit of SME's and good commercial awareness. Must be able to communicate at all levels and be able to build and develop client relationships. Knowledge of the IRIS Accountancy Suite, Xero and Sage is a distinct advantage but not essential.

Good clear communication skills both written and oral along with a positive and enthusiastic attitude will be essential and the ability to work as part of a team or under your own initiative. The ideal candidate will be happy to travel for work based assignments and to other offices in the region on a regular basis.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the firm's standard processes are used in the production of audit and accounts work in all aspects and for ensuring that technical standards are maintained being able to answer technical questions.


The role will include:

* Produce an accounts/audit working file.
* On-site Audit assignments
* Supporting the audit team
* Conduct audit work in accordance with the agreed procedures.
* Produce an accounts/audit summary and a list of discussion points for the manager or partner.
* Work within a budget agreed at the planning stage.
* If required produce draft tax computations and a provision for inclusion in the accounts.
* Inclusion of statutory disclosures in line with the company checklist.
* Managing deadlines for clients
* Dealing with client queries
* Ad-hoc tasks and assignments


AAT qualified or ACA/ACCA part or fully qualified

The Accounts and Audit Senior will have the below skills:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Good attention to detail
* Business entrepreneurship and commercial awareness
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Willingness to learn
* Being a team player

Personal Audit and Accounts Senior Qualities

* Enthusiastic with a positive attitude
* Adaptable
* Personable
* Professional


* Salary dependent upon experience
* Pension contributions at 3% of salary
* 20 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
* Access to Haines Watts Flexible benefits (this is an optional salary sacrifice scheme where the Haines Watts Group have agreements with various companies, such as gyms to provide our employees with discounts)
* Flexible working hours. You would be expected to work an average of 37.5 hours per week on an annual basis
* Free Parking

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Haines Watts by any means. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the Haines Watts Recruitment team, Haines Watts reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.

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Accountant - Accounts and Audit Senior