Audit & Accounts Senior

Job details
  • Job Ref: 2354
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: c£32,000

The role we are recruiting for will be a senior client facing working on a range of audit and non-audit clients. Planning, supervising, leading on jobs and reporting directly into the lead Partner. 

About you

    • You will have a number of years post qualified experience within a mixed client portfolio role
    • Experience of successfully leading teams on audit and non-audit assignments
    • You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to deal with people at all levels
    • A good team player committed to providing the highest quality of service standards
    • Adaptable to working within the evolving and changing environment that accompanies a growing company
    • Have a good attention to detail within your work and also good time management skills
    • Interested in furthering and developing your career within the profession

Specific experience

  • Experience of planning and supervising a range of audit and non-audit assignments

  • Ability to review files and report directly into lead partner

  • You will be required to assist with the development of junior staff within the team assisting with their learning and progression within the business

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to add value to client assignments by offering advice that helps with the development of the clients business

  • The role will require you to work at times with minimal supervision

  • Committed to the growing of the business in the Derby office

What the client offers

  • A competitive remuneration package

  • further training and development within the role

  • A challenge to your existing skill levels that will allow you to develop a broader based skill set

  • The opportunity to grow your career within a growing business that promotes its senior people from within its own ranks

The role will include:

  • Planning and carrying out audit fieldwork, statutory reporting and completion work, along with general accounting compliance work
  • Leading smaller / medium audit engagements, which will include planning executing, directing, and completing financial audits within the allocated time
  • Developing audit programmes and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives
  • Regular travel and time working at client’s premises; a willingness to travel and access to a car is essential
  • The need to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines set
  • Dealing with clients at various levels
  • Preparing accounts from incomplete records

Person Specification:

The prospective candidate will:

  • Hold or working towards a professional accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA)
  • Have proven experience of working in an Audit & Accounts team in a practice environment
  • Be a motivated individual, able to work alone or as part of a team

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • An analytical ability to solve problems and critically evaluate issues
  • Experience of working with both financial and non-finance people
  • Strong organization and planning skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience of working in a dynamic, fast changing environment
  • Experience of working on cross-functional teams/projects
  • Experience of using automated accounting & audit software packages, such as Sage, Xero and CCH products
  • An ability to produce high level written reports
  • Advanced excel and word skills
  • Care for clients and colleagues by anticipating and proactively developing solutions for the client with longer-term benefits
  • Hold a full & clean driving licence, with daily access to a car

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