Accounts Senior / Audit Senior

McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd
£25,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Senior / Audit Senior

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a highly renowned Midlands-based Accounting Firm who are seeking to grow their Auditing and Accounts function and recruit Qualified ACA/ACCA Audit & Account Seniors for their team. Reporting to one of the Client Managers, 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 Accounts Senior / Audit Senior role you should be a fully qualified ACA/ACCA Accountant (or QBE), ideally with previous Accounts & Audit experience in a medium/large accounting firm, used to preparing accounts, bookkeeping, VAT and undertaking audits for SME owner-managed 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 £35,000 depending on experience with excellent benefits including 20 days holiday, pension scheme and healthcare. To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Midlands) by telephone or via email at admin@

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