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Date Added: Wed 19/06/2024

Audit Senior

Southampton, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £44,000 - £50,000 per annum

REED Practice are currently seeking an experienced and dedicated Audit Senior to join our clients team. As an Audit Senior, you will play a crucial role in overseeing audit projects, ensuring accuracy, and maintaining high standards of financial compliance.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA), we will also consider part qualified.
  • Recent audit experience in a practice environment, experience of leading external audit assignments from planning to completion stages. Experience of FRS102 is essential.
  • Strong communication skills with senior staff and clients
  • Motivated to take responsibility for a task with an organised and methodical approach to workload
  • Able to hit deadlines and prioritise competing demands on time and budgets
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident user of Microsoft Office – intermediate/advanced Excel user. Prior knowledge of IRIS Accountancy software an advantage
  • Car owner and in possession of a full UK valid driving licence

Summary of Key Tasks

  • Planning, completion and finalisation of audit / accounts preparation assignments, in accordance with internal processes, being completed to a high quality and on a timely basis
  • Preparation and finalisation of financial statements and tax computations
  • Presentation of files to Business Advisor and Director for review, in line with agreed time schedules
  • Preparation and monitoring of audit assignment budgets
  • Setting objectives for junior audit staff and supervising them on site, including some on-the-job training
  • Reviewing audit work completed by junior audit staff and providing helpful feedback to them, to assist with their development
  • Ensuring that Business Advisors and Directors are kept up to date in respect of the progress of work
  • Developing and maintaining good working relationships with clients
  • Taking responsibility for own CPD to ensure up to date with industry developments

To be considered for this role, candidates must have experience working in practice in external Audit 

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