Audit Senior in Northampton at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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Job Description

With over 60 offices around the UK, our client is a Top 15 firm of Chartered Accountants supporting over 35,000 business owners around the UK providing clients access to a huge amount of business expertise and knowledge. The auditing and assurance services team review client's financial operations, make suggestions about improvements and best practice, and help management in identifying and controlling business risks.

The primary objective of the Audit Senior is to is to play an integral part within the existing specialist audit team in delivering audit services to the client base.

As the Audit Senior, your duties will be to:

  • Management and delivery of audit assignments
  • Plan audit assignments, including budgeting and use of analytical review
  • Supervise, delegate and review work to juniors
  • Deliver information to clients in a timely manner
  • Display in depth client and industry knowledge
  • Display strong technical knowledge
  • Manage client communication in an effective manner
  • 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

To be a successful Audit Senior, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of completing private company audits
  • Knowledge of and experience using analytical review
  • Structured, organised and process orientated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literate; keyboard skills, proficiency in Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Willingness to work out of all regional offices and to travel according to the needs of the role

In return, the Audit Senior will receive a salary of between £30 - £35k per annum plus a generous, flexible, benefit package.