Audit Senior

Job Description

Duties include:

Understand the audit approach and be able to assist in the planning of an ISA compliant audit;

Able to understand and explain areas of the audit approach to assistants;

Communicate and summarise identified risks to management in a timely manner;

Ensure audit work done by the team is documented and concluded upon;

Critically consider business systems and processes and make constructive comments to senior members of the client service team;

Demonstrate thorough knowledge and application of accounting standards (IFRS/ UK GAAP);

Demonstrate a working knowledge and application of auditing standards (ISA s);

Apply knowledge communicated by senior colleagues;

Identify technical issues and attempt to resolve them before contacting senior staff;

Determine client needs and communicate to the client service team;

Complete client tasks with a sense of urgency, practicality and integrity;

Develop good working relationships with relevant client personnel;

Maintain regular communication with team and manager;

Proactively look for potential selling opportunities which may assist the client and assist with the sales and marketing process;

Actively participate in the development of other team members;

Give constructive, timely and direct feedback to all grades on performance;

Participate in the firms performance management processes;

Take decisions where appropriate and consult others in the process;

Keep team well informed of decisions and performance expectations;

Actively promote teamwork and maintain morale to attain goals;

Make efficient use of time and monitor assistants use of time;
Be accountable and ensure results are achieved;

It is a mandatory requirement to operate on a daily basis within the ISO 9001 Quality Management System;

Understand the requirements of the ISO 9001 Quality Management System and maintain a good working knowledge; and

Have an awareness of how departmental procedures, documents and record keeping have a positive or negative effect on the ISO 9001 Quality Management System.

Skills & experience required:

Be a part-qualified accountant;

Be working towards and taking exams to become a qualified accountant;

Have at least 2 years experience in an audit environment;

Presentation skills;

PC literate, particularly with Excel and Word.

Professional and positive approach;

Strong in building relationships and be able to communicate at all levels;


Team player, but also be able to work on own initiative; and
Dynamic and creative.