Audit Senior in Farnborough at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are recruiting for an Audit and Accounts Senior to work within our Farnborough office, to assist the Managers in execution of audit field work and audit file completion and to carry out Accounts preparation and to manage and allocate work to audit trainees. The split with be audit 80% and accounts 20%.

Due to growth within our Farnborough Haines Watts office we are looking for highly skilled entrepreneurial individuals to join to the team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal of being the number one advisor to owner managed businesses.

We are a top 15 accountancy firm specialising within the owner managed business area across the UK. A well-established firm since the 1930's with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.

In return the Audit Senior role is offering a competitive salary with huge career progression within the firm and great benefits package.

The Audit and Accounts Senior duties will be:

  • Management and delivery of audit/accounts assignments
  • Plan Audit assignments, including budgeting and use of analytical review
  • Lead audits
  • Supervise, delegate and review work to juniors
  • Deliver information to client in timely manner
  • Display in depth client and industry knowledge
  • Display strong technical knowledge
  • Manage client communication in affective manner
  • Achievement of 100% chargeable time - within budget
  • Identify where there are shortfalls of work to cover chargeability and alert Managers
  • Attend stock takes
  • Communicate to management progress on workload and plan for efficient completion


  • Experience of completing private company audits: planning, identifying key risks, assessing how to test them, budgeting the time budget for the job
  • Knowledge of and experience using analytical review


  • ACA/ACCA part or fully qualified

The Audit and Accounts Senior will have the below skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Business entrepreneurship and commercial awareness
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good technical skills

Personal Audit Senior Qualities

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

If you are keen to secure a progressive Audit Senior role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm offering a great career progression, please apply today to find out more.