Audit Senior (Generalist) - Top 20

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP45000/annum
05 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Audit Senior | Top 20 Firm | GBP45,000 | Central London
AJ Chambers are seeking looking to recruit a qualified Audit Senior to join a highly successful, top 20 based in Central London.

The Role
Working on clients operating in various sectors including, but not limited to, technology, property, retail, professional services, charities etc., with a typical annual turnover up to GBP50m. This role will be most suited to someone who thrives on challenge, is delivery focused, enjoys accountability, has a 'can-do' attitude and is looking to improve his/her skills and competencies through self-development.


- Planning, execution and completion of audits reporting to managers and partners.
- Preparation of accounts, reports and other assignments as required.
- Co-ordinate fieldwork at clients including liaising with relevant departments within the firm.
- Communicating and building relationships with clients and related third parties.
- Leading on-site audit teams and completing jobs with minimal supervision, to deadlines and within budget.
- Business development including promoting the firm and its services to the existing client base and prospects.
- Development and supervision of trainees.
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
- Strong communication skills with senior staff and clients.
- Motivated to take responsibility of the role and maintain a high level of quality service across all competencies.

The Ideal Candidate will be

- Newly qualified or in the final year of completing the ACA or ACCA qualification.
- Minimum 2 years experience in Audit and Assurance within an accountancy practice.
- Experience of leading external audit assignments from fieldwork to completion stages under International Standards on Auditing.
- Experience of preparing accounts in accordance with FRS102

Although not essential, the following knowledge and experience will be considered as an advantage:

- Knowledge of software systems Caseware, Pro-Audit and/or +Vantage, SAPA, Sage Line 50.
- Experience of preparing accounts under IFRS.
- Experience of preparing Group accounts