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Audit Senior (UK GAAP)

Job Title: Audit Senior (UK GAAP)
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits
REF: ABJ16447
Contact Name: Ashley Ball
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 7 years ago

Job Description

Long established firm of chartered accountants seeks an Audit Senior to join their Bedford team. You will provide and oversee audit and accounts preparation work for a vast range of clients in numerous industry sectors.

My client is a reputable and long established top 20 UK firm of chartered accountants. They offer a full range of compliance services and business advice to owner-managed businesses, multinationals and high net worth individuals. Their strength lies in their people who have expertise across a vast range of sectors and can therefore draw upon this expertise across the firm.



  • Oversee and complete audit and accounts preparation ensure deadlines are met whilst complying with the necessary regulations
  • Produce detailed audit plans including details of any previous difficulties encountered and ensure correct tests are applied
  • Allocate responsibilities to junior staff and answer queries from juniors throughout the audit
  • Check and supervise the work of more junior staff both onsite and in office and complete any sections as necessary
  • Monitor the progress of jobs, ensure that budgets are met, address any problems that are encountered to ensure that the audit is finished within budget and timeframe
  • Complete analysis of items for tax
  • Draft some client letters
  • Sign off audit sections, address any problems and/or queries and complete the file before passing it on to the manager/principal for review.


  • Check completed work, produce review points for junior staff and ensure it is technically correct
  • Calculate more complex areas for sets of accounts completed by junior members of staff
  • Prepare accounts from records and produce set of financial statements
  • Produce a short summary on the contents of the accounts before passing to the principal/manager


  • ACA or ACCA qualified (or finalist) with practice experience
  • Previous experience of UK GAAP essential
  • Previous external audit experience essential
  • Good accounts preparation skills
  • Competent planning and completion skills
  • Computer experience - Sage, Excel, Word and tax software
  • Up-to-date technical knowledge including recent developments in accounting standards
  • Experience supervising, monitoring and mentoring junior members of staff
  • Team building and problem solving skills
  • Commercially aware with the ability to work well under pressure
  • A positive and committed attitude.

What's on offer;

  • Competitive salary plus full benefits package.
  • Superb working environment with a high level of internal visibility and excellent prospects for future career growth.
  • A full personal and professional development training programme.

Register your interest by applying today or call Ashley 0 1926 290 290 to discuss this opportunity further. You can also visit the Addington Ball website or follow us on twitter @AddingtonBall to see all our current vacancies, news and updates.

Addington Ball specialises in the recruitment of finance and accountancy professionals across the Midlands and Northern Home counties. We are a member of The Employment Agency Movement (TEAM) and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job ref ABJ/16447