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Audit Senior / Audit Executive

Posted 23 January by McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Audit Senior / Audit Executive

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a Top Accounting Firm who are looking to grow their Audit and Accounts function and recruit a Qualified ACA or ACCA Audit Senior / Audit & Account Senior for their team in St Albans. Reporting to one of the Audit Managers, you will be responsible for:

  • Preparing and reviewing audit work papers, along with drafts of financial statements
  • Completing on-site client audits, testing specific controls/processes and highlighting any weaknesses and risks
  • Ensuring all audit engagements are in compliance with auditing standards and internal procedures
  • Assisting with audit fieldwork on client sites including liaising with other internal departments to ensure the smooth delivery of the Audit programme.
  • Producing Management Accounts & Statutory accounts for clients, drafting sections of the reports for Managers
  • Completing VAT returns, submitting to HMRC along with client payroll information
  • Addressing and discussing with clients any technical accounting issues identified during the course of client work
  • Delivering an expertise across primary accounting frameworks (UK GAAP or IFRS) and in related financial reporting matters
  • Ensuring all audit engagements are in compliance with auditing standards and internal procedures
  • Identifying areas requiring improvement in client business processes and providing recommendations
  • Developing other junior assistants in the team by on the job training and helping with their work

To be considered for the Audit Senior role you should be a fully qualified ACA/ACCA Accountant, ideally with previous Accounts & Audit experience in a medium/large or regional accounting firm, used to preparing accounts, bookkeeping, VAT and undertaking audits for OMB/SME businesses. You will have experience working in a team environment on multiple audit clients, building relationships with clients and internal management teams, and being able to prioritise and work to strict deadlines.

On offer is a salary to £45,000 depending on experience with excellent benefits including 22 days holiday, pension scheme and healthcare. To apply for the Audit Senior position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) Office by telephone or via email at admin

McGinnis Loy Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act. Follow us on twitter @mcginnisloy or check our Linked-In company profile

Required skills

  • ACA
  • Audit
  • Auditing
  • Auditing Standards
  • External Audit

Reference: 34293021

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