Audit & Accounts Senior

Audit & Accounts Senior
Circa £32,000 - £36,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Clark Wood are working with a prestigious, nationally regarded firm of chartered accountants in Chester who are now looking to add an Audit & Accounts Senior to their team.

As an Audit & Accounts Senior, you will undertake a varied role in which you will gain exposure to a diverse array of interesting clients from a variety of business sectors. The role will include the preparation and review of year-end accounts and tax compliance work as well as leading audit assignments from the initial planning stage through to completion. The audit element of the role is likely to account for approximately 60% of the overall workload although this may vary to a degree depending on the individuals’ existing experience and aspirations.

Joining this distinguished firm, you will work with clients from a multitude of industries and, due to the firm’s excellent reputation in the region, you will gain exposure to a diverse array of interesting businesses.

As a Senior in the Chester office you will be client facing and will be responsible for the supervision of junior staff, assisting in their development as they progress.

The ideal candidate will be ACA / ACA Qualified or at the final stages of their studies and will have recent experience of undertaking a mixed audit and accounts position, which would have included leading audit assignments.

This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to join a forward-thinking firm who value their staff immensely and place genuine emphasis on professional and personal development. For your expertise, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and benefits package by this well-regarded firm.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Prepare the audit plan and ensure it appropriately addresses audit objectives
Take an active part in the audit planning and fraud discussion to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy
Oversee all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion
Ensure planned audit work is appropriately completed to satisfy audit objectives
Supervising & developing more junior members of staff
Accounts preparation for limited companies as well as some sole traders & partnerships
Preparation of corporation tax computations and returns


ACA / ACCA Qualified or Finalist
Experience of leading Audit assignments

For further information on this role please contact Curtis Reid at Clark Wood - creid@clark-wood.co.uk / 01173 291057

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