Audit Senior

Dains LLP
Newton Solney
Competitive salary
13 Jan 2019
19 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Dains is looking to recruit an Audit Senior. The role will require you to plan, delegate, review and complete audit and accountancy work for Manager review and supervise junior members of the team. This position will be based out of the Derby office.

Dains is a regional firm of accountants & business advisers specialising in growing owner managed businesses in the Midlands. Our primary offices are in Birmingham, Burton on Trent, Derby, Lichfield, Rugeley and Stoke on Trent. Our services include accountancy, audit, business recovery, forensic accounting, insolvency, corporate finance and tax advice.

These will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide liaison between client and Manager during the audit.

  • Supervise the audit team, providing leadership, control and guidance as required.

  • Ensure that high standards of quality, reporting and advice are maintained throughout the audit.

  • Plan the assignment and supervise the team in order to complete work on time and within budget and identify alternative or innovative methods of completing the assignment.

  • Review the work of allocated staff, answering all but the most difficult fieldwork queries and ensure that files are prepared in accordance with the audit manual for managerial review.

  • Co-ordinate the documentation and file work, including the management letter and other reports, to complete an assignment for review by the Manager.

  • Maintain a working knowledge and understanding of current technical matters.

  • Become and remain familiar with the market in which the client operates.

  • Liaise with the Tax Department in respect of tax related activity.

  • Prepare and discuss assignment appraisal reports.

  • Assist in the development of other, more junior, professional staff.

  • Participate in discussions at clients or other meetings.

  • Perform detailed technical work as required; contribute to technical or other discussions with the client showing commercial awareness, skill and initiative in handling complex technical matters.

  • To be aware of the latest technical developments through reading and attendance of courses (internal and external).

  • Carry out duties in accordance with office procedures manual.

  • To provide ad-hoc support to other members of the audit department as required.

A professional qualification (ACA, ACCA) is preferred, however, suitable equivalents will be considered subject to sufficient experience. CPD to the requirement of the professional qualification must be maintained.

In return…

  • 25 days annual leave (plus normal statutory bank holidays)
  • Study Support
  • Buying and selling annual leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Payment of professional subscriptions
  • Regular reviews and training
  • Staff rewards scheme
  • Smart working hours
  • Flexible working hours
  • Group staff pension scheme
  • Death in service of 4 times salary
  • Volunteer days
  • Refer a friend / client
  • Wellbeing refreshments

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