Audit Senior / Audit & Accounts Senior

McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd
16 Jul 2017
29 Jul 2017
Job role

Audit Senior / Audit & Accounts Senior

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a TOP20 Accounting Firm who are looking to grow their Audit and Accounts function and recruit a Qualified ACA or ACCA Audit Senior / Audit & Accounts Senior for their growing team. Reporting to one of the Audit Directors, 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 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 £43,000 depending on experience with excellent benefits including paid overtime, 25 days holiday, pension scheme and healthcare. To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) Office by telephone or via email at admin@

For other Audit Senior opportunities in Finance & Accounting, HR Services or Public Practice within the Thames Valley, London & Midlands please visit our website at McGinnis Loy Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act.

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