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Accounts and Audit Senior

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  • Sector:

    Audit and Business Services, Accounts, Accounts & Audit

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  • Salary:

    £38,000 - £44,000

  • Contact:

    Jack Wyatt

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  • Contact phone:

    07880 255933

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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​Clark Wood is a specialist Recruitment Consultancy operating throughout the United Kingdom within the Public Practice Accountancy & Tax sectors. Our core client base consists of Accountancy Practices ranging from Big 4, Top 10 & Mid-Tier firms through to independent regional firms and sole traders

Accounts & Audit Senior
Circa £38,000 - £44,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Accountancy Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are currently working with a leading independent firm of chartered accountants in Braintree who are looking to add an Accounts & Audit Senior to their growing team.

Working as an Accounts & Audit Senior, the successful person will undertake a varied role in which you will work with clients from a variety of business sectors. You will gain exposure to a real mix of clients including corporate businesses, limited companies, some groups, as well as charities and not for profit clients.

You will be responsible for leading audit assignments from the initial planning stage through to completion on a range of clients including group structured entities and large stand-alone limited companies, as well as some not-for-profits. The workload won’t solely be audit focused and will include the preparation and review of year-end accounts and corporation tax compliance work.

This will be a genuinely mixed and varied role with the exact weighting of the responsibilities being dependent on the successful candidate’s desires to an extent, with the minimum amount of audit being 30% of the workload.

As a senior, you will be client facing and will be responsible for the supervision of junior staff, assisting in their development.

The ideal candidate will be ACCA / ACA Qualified or at the final stages of their studies and will have recent experience of undertaking a mixed audit and accounts position. Experience of leading audit assignments is essential.

Based in Braintree, this distinguished and progressive firm have a fantastic reputation for looking after their staff and providing an excellent environment to nurture your personal development.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to join a highly reputable and forward-thinking firm of chartered accountants in a position where there will be genuine scope for career development. The firm are offering a highly competitive salary and benefits package which includes the opportunity for hybrid working (2-3 days from home per week depending on circumstances).

Duties & Responsibilities:

Leading audit assignments from planning through to completion

Accounts preparation and review for sole traders, limited companies & partnerships

Preparation of management accounts and reports for clients

Preparation of corporate tax returns

Supervising & developing more junior members of staff


ACA / ACCA Qualified or Finalist

Experience of leading Audit assignments

Experience of working in practice is essential

For further information on this role please contact Jack Wyatt at Clark Wood - / 07880 255933

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