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Audit & Accounts Senior

Job Title: Audit & Accounts Senior
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: High Wycombe
Salary: 38000 - 50000
REF: 1366
Contact Name: Debbie Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

On behalf of our client, an expanding Top 20 accountancy practice, we are recruiting for an Audit & Accounts Senior to join the firm’s team at its office in Amersham.  The role will focus on delivering high quality audit and accountancy services to a diverse portfolio of clients.

Reporting to managers and partners, the key responsibilities of the Audit & Accounts Senior will be to:

  • Ensure planning of assignments in accordance with agreed procedures, including tailoring of programmes and updating file information and system notes
  • Supervise and manage work of junior team members, provide technical assistance, undertake post-assignment appraisals and assist Managers/Partners with feedback
  • Attend to the preparation of client financial statements ensuring compliance with prescribed legislation and standards
  • Liaise with other departments within the Amersham office and across other locations to ensure the timely exchange of relevant, client information
  • Contribute to the provision of excellent client service by identifying efficiency-savings and maintaining effective client communication
  • Recognise opportunities to help clients develop their businesses and maximise their potential
  • Identify opportunities for the firm to provide additional services and liaise with Managers/Partners as appropriate
  • The potential to participate in promotional activities run by the firm


To be considered for this role, applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Preferably be ACA or ACCA qualified with previous practice experience
  • Up to date knowledge and experience of audit & accounting standards
  • Proven ability of helping to deliver cost-effective, efficient audits
  • Broad knowledge of business taxation
  • Good, all-round knowledge of Microsoft Office, audit software and accounting packages
  • Professional and approachable manner with effective communication skills
  • Work well under time pressure and able to meet deadlines
  • Organised individual who understands the importance of delivering excellent client service
  • Car driver with full, clean licence is preferred


In return, the Audit & Accounts Senior will receive a competitive salary with good benefits, ongoing support and training and a friendly working environment.