Audit Senior

Michael Page
Greater Manchester, Manchester
14 Jan 2022
21 Jan 2022
JN -052021-2569923
Sam Hood
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

We are delighted to be working with a large independent accountancy practice that due to growth is looking to add an Audit Senior to its well established team. This role is great fit for a qualified accountant who is looking to work with a wide range of clients.

Client Details

Due to continued growth a multi award winning firm of business advisors and Chartered Accountants in Manchester firm are looking for an experienced Audit Senior to join their established team. This Practice foster a culture of excellence and as such, they have a high number of very talented, long serving members of staff. You will be given a lot of responsibility early on which will really enhance your career development and you will have all the tools available to you to achieve & exceed your goals.


  • Assisting and advising the audit team on the formulation of audit strategy and planning.
  • Managing and controlling audit assignments from planning through to finalisation of reports in line with agreed timescales.
  • Controlling time spent and monitoring actual time within budget.
  • Acting as a point of contact for engagement leads and clients, ensuring both are kept fully informed of any issues arising and the progress of the audit.
  • Ensure standards and procedures maintained by whole team and complete audit file presented with review points cleared.
  • Draft the audit opinion summary for the Manager and Partner and any other reporting documents, including group reporting and audit committee papers.
  • Leading and supervising an audit team, allocating work to team members and ensuring the team complete work to quality standards and in a timely manner.
  • Providing on-the-job training to audit assistants.
  • Considering the needs and skills of those under supervision, organising tasks and responsibilities.
  • Reviewing the work of seniors and providing informal feedback throughout the fieldwork stage.
  • Providing constructive feedback for the completion of team member performance appraisals.
  • Building strong working relationships with the client, ensuring any problems or requests are dealt with promptly.
  • Responding to the needs of clients and team members.
  • Ensuring clients are billed according to agreed billing plans.
  • Assisting with business development by working with audit colleagues and colleagues in other service lines.
  • Identifying and capitalising on opportunities and prospects for new work.
  • Assesses and produces high quality work in line with the Firm's policy and processes, meeting relevant regulatory requirements.


  • ACA/ACCA qualification.
  • Experience of leading external audits from planning through to completion.
  • Experience of managing, training and coaching audit trainees.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Actively seeks to enhance expertise and knowledge.
  • Ability to develop new initiatives and methodologies.
  • Ability to identify issues through sound analysis and application of commercial acumen in all situations.
  • Takes ownership of projects, effectively delegates to others within the team and takes responsibility for quality control.

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary.
  • Generous holiday allowance.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • Friendly and supportive environment

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