Senior Auditor - South West

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Ref: 401 Date Posted: Wednesday 15 May 2024

Senior Auditor


£45-50k p.a


Our client, a fabulous accountancy practice has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Auditor to join their team!

The role:

Clients include individual companies and groups across a broad range of industries, covering smaller owner-managed businesses up to £40m turnover businesses

  • Working independently within the team, managing and undertaking all aspects of entire audit engagements, including planning, performing and completing statutory audits of financial statements
  • Reporting directly to Director level on assignments
  • Maintain and develop client relationships while working on-site, working closely with client management teams to gather information, resolve problems and make recommendations for business and process improvements, and becoming a key point of contact and trusted advisor to clients
  • Control and management of client and reporting deadlines, assignment budgeting, including liaison with other departments and members of staff
  • Involvement includes statutory audits, non-statutory audits, grant claim reporting and other compliance engagements, including companies, charities, pension schemes and societies.
  • Undertake non-audit financial statement preparation assignments
  • Opportunities to work with the team to develop new non-audit assurance assignment approaches for existing and new clients to further expand the business and cater to the changing audit thresholds and the impact of this on clients’ reporting requirements
  • Maintain and develop audit compliance procedures, audit manuals and involvement in internal compliance reviews of audit files, enabling constant improvement to audit quality and efficiency
  • Opportunities for various ad-hoc projects, including management accounting, corporate finance engagements (acquisitions, due diligence, business valuations) and finance raising for clients.

Key skills/ experience:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience of working within audit
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience of working across a broad range of industries and with industry-specific accounting practices and treatments would be beneficial
  • Experience in other accounting functions, such as VAT reporting, management accounting and a sound understanding of corporation tax would also be beneficial.