Accounts/Audit Senior - Charity and Not-for-Profit Sector in SWINDON at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

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Job Description

Due to growth within the Swindon office, we are recruiting for an Audit and Accounts Senior to join our specialist Charity and Not-For-Profit team to assist the Partners and Manager in delivery of statutory audit and accounts preparation services. The work will be approximately audit 50% and accounts 50% with a very strong emphasis on the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector.

The Audit and Accounts Senior duties will be:

  • Management and delivery of audit/accounts assignments for Charity and Not-For-Profit sector, Limited Companies (including groups), Sole Traders and Partnerships from both balanced systems including cloud-based software and incomplete records
  • Preparing draft corporation tax and business tax computations including supporting analysis
  • Planning audit assignments, including budgeting and use of analytical review
  • Taking the lead and assisting on audit assignments
  • Supervising, delegating and reviewing audit work of juniors
  • Delivering information and communicate with clients in a timely and effective manner
  • Assisting the Manager and Partners on ad-hoc project work


  • ACA/ACCA qualified/part-qualified with at least 3 years of practice experience (QBE will be considered)
  • Experience in the charity and Not-for-Profit sector or a desire to learn and become involved in this sector

The Audit and Accounts Senior will have the following attributes and skills:

  • Ability to multitask and prioritise a number of jobs, whilst demonstrating excellent time management skills to ensure all deadlines and expectations are met
  • Ideally, experience leading and/or assisting on audits including; planning, preparation and completion (training will also be provided)
  • Display strong technical knowledge of Financial Reporting Standards and International Standards for Auditing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with good attention to detail
  • Display commercial awareness
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good experience using a variety of bookkeeping software, including cloud-based platforms such as Sage, QuickBooks and Xero. Knowledge of MyWorkPapers is preferred but is not essential.

What you can expect in return:

  • Competitive and flexible remuneration package
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays. Increasing annually to a maximum of 25 plus bank holidays
  • Access to excellent benefit schemes
  • A relaxed working environment whilst maintaining a high level of professionalism
  • Continuous training and development of new and existing skills. CPD courses provided
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients
  • Career path opportunities

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