Audit Senior - Northampton
Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Anonymous
Salary: £35,000pa - £40,000pa
Our Client was founded in the city in 1854 - more than 25 years before the creation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
The firm has since grown to become one of the UK's leading independent accounting practices, with nearly 100 partners and staff across three UK offices, in Sheffield, Northampton and Doncaster. Their clients, many of whom are long standing, cover a broad range of types, sizes and business sectors. The partners are totally committed to remaining independent as they strongly believe this allows them to service their Clients needs in the most effective manner.They help their clients expand and develop and deal with problems and opportunities as and when they arise.
They now seek an Audit Senior who meets these basic requirements as a minimum:
-Must have 2+ years' experience
-Able to carry out full audit process from planning, field work and completion/ sign off.
-Potential for progression to Audit Manager Position within a couple of years which would see salary rise to £45k.?
Functions of the Role
-To assume responsibility for the conduct of the audit and accountancy fieldwork in respect of specified clients. Helping managers to control the provision of all professional services in connection with those clients
-Liaising with the client's accounting staff and ensuring that the fieldwork progresses in accordance with time/cost budgets. Ensuring managers are kept fully informed of the progress of the fieldwork
-To assist in the development of training programmes for audit and accounting trainees by way of regular meetings with managers and the staff partner. Such training programmes to be designed to meet the needs of the individuals concerned and of the firm
-To assist in the development of audit seniors through supervision on assignments where such an arrangement can work practically without impacting on service levels to those clients.
-To gain exposure to the review process through occasional review of BSD assignments and detailed review of audit work where undertaking a supervisory role.
-To display and achieve the competencies set out in the attached schedule.
Planning and Control
-Inform managers and attend client's premises, supervise/update permanent file, identify key areas/risks and review/prepare work programmes in accordance with the Firm's manuals.
-Liaise with managers regarding audit accountancy work to be carried out by the Firm.
-Prepare/agree time/cost budgets.
-Arrange and attend planning meeting with partner/other staff. Confirm fieldwork approach and agreement of work programmes.
-Liaise with managers to assist in planning staff allocations having regard to training requirements.
-Liaise with client and agree timetable for works.
Candidates who feel they meet the requirements should apply by sending an up to date CV
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