Audit Senior

To act as In Charge on audit and non-audit assignments leading teams of typically up to three trainees at clients premises. To prepare a file – from planning through to completion - which has sufficient and appropriate evidence in order to form an opinion on whether the financial statements as prepared give a true and fair view of the company’s position and performance.

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Job Title: Audit Senior
 
Department: Business Group
 
Reports to: Partners, Directors and Managers
 
Location: Palladium House 1-4 Argyll Street, London W1F 7LD
 
Job Type: Permanent


Main Duties and Responsibilities  
  • 70% audit & 30% statutory accounts/tax
  • Liaising with the client and with other third parties where necessary;
  • Planning through to completion of audit processes;
  • Budgeting the time and cost of the audit including evaluating actuals to budget;
  • Ensuring all sections of an audit file are correct and completed in a timely manner ensuring that all statutory disclosures have been made;
  • Clearing review points from the Manager/Partner in order to finalise audits, involving communication with clients where necessary to resolve audit issues;
  • Performing corporation tax and deferred tax computations;
  • Supervising and training junior members of the team;
  • Provide job appraisals for junior members of the team ensuring development areas are raised if necessary;
  • Carry out other ad hoc duties and exercises as determined by circumstances or agreed with partner/manager.
 
Qualifications and Experience
  • Ideally ACA qualified
  • 3+ years audit and accounts experience
  • Some exposure to corporate tax accounting preferred.
  • Must have good working knowledge of Accounts preparation software and paperless audit systems desirable.
  • Strong Microsoft Office suite skills (especially Excel) are very important.
  • Ideally have knowledge of IFRS
 
Key Competencies
  • A technically strong auditor, confident dealing with all aspects of an assignment from Planning through to completion.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work as part of small and large teams and interested in training junior team members.
  • High standards and pride in work produced
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good time management skills and ability to deal with competing deadlines.
  • Drive, resilience and sense of purpose.
  • All work that the Business Group Senior completes should be with reference to the Blick Rothenberg values and commitments to client service.
  • Your progress will be measured against our Development Framework, which sets out clearly what is expected of people at each job level within the firm.

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