Audit Senior

Audit Semi Senior / Audit Senior - Practice - Manchester

Ref: 883| Posted: 27th Jun 2022

Audit Semi-Senior or Audit Senior – Manchester (Full Time, Permanent)

We are currently looking for a qualified Audit Semi-Senior or Audit Senior to join our fast-growing Mid-Tier Accountancy Practice who are based in Manchester. 

The mix of work in the team is varied and consists of a few hundred clients including limited companies, partnerships, high net worth individuals and trusts.

In summary, the role can currently be defined approximately as follows:

  • 75% lead role on statutory audits;
  • 5% preparing financial statements in respect of limited companies, partnerships and trusts;
  • 5% preparation of the first draft of the company tax returns for accounts assignments;
  • 5% training, marketing and other non-chargeable activities;
  • 10% ad hoc projects/reports for the client base.


The successful candidate will be expected to have responsibility for:

  • Running audits by leading teams on the ground and reporting directly to the manager and partner.
  • The preparation of financial statements (including consolidations), forecast models, business plans, reporting on internal controls, financial due diligence and other ad hoc projects will also be required from time to time;
  • Ensuring projects comply with company policies and applicable professional standards by producing work for the manager and partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified;
  • Identify and understand client needs, including suggesting potential solutions on technical matters;
  • Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of audit assignments and other projects, focusing on optimising recoverability rates;
  • Building relationships with the client staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm; and
  • Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office.

The Company

Our client recognises that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. They believe in putting you at the centre of your career and will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. While you will be required to travel, and at times be based at client sites, they are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

Education and experience

ACA/ACCA qualification or part-qualified with a good exam record (or equivalent). Professional experience should be broad based with exposure to a wide range of clients both in size and sector, although experience of owner managed businesses is preferred.

Previous experience of using computerised audit packages is useful.



In return for your skills, you will receive a competitive salary depending on your experience and some great company benefits.

To apply simply click the apply button to forward over your CV for the Audit Semi-Senior - Audit Senior role.

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