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Audit & Accounts Senior

Lochead Sandford Recruitment Limited
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Full Time

Our client, a highly regarded & forward thinking CA Firm seeks to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Audit Senior ( ideally 1-2 years of post-qualification experience) to join their busy team of enthusiastic professionals as Audit Senior.The role will involve working on the external audits of a wide range of clients with added variety performing significant accounts preparation.



Planning audits, taking ownership from start to finish with relevant

Accounts preparation for c2/3rd of your audits working as a support to both Managers & Partners

Supervising, and reviewing work of, junior members of the team, whilst performing more technical fieldwork

Providing training to students on the job, and mentoring them through their studies

Preparation of accounts from trial balance, including ensuring correct disclosure within financial statements and making all appropriate audit adjustments (70% of all audits)

Drafting management letters for clients, highlighting recommendations for improvements to systems, controls and governance arrangements

Acting as the Senior fieldwork team member on audit assignments

Liaising with clients and attending client meetings, including Audit Committees and Board meetings

Taking ownership of all assignments from planning through to completion

Leading on audit quality, ensuring adherence and compliance with the firms processes and auditing standards

Supporting sales and business development

Supporting the annual intake of graduate trainees

Any other appropriate tasks, as directed

About you

Successful candidates must hold appropriate professional qualifications CA/ACA/ACCA (or be qualified by experience) with significant audit experience.

You will have the skills to take the lead audit senior role and you must be confident in liaising with clients across all sectors.

Having an excellent understanding and proven experience in Accounts preparation & comfortable with accounting adjustments, preparation of financial statements and appropriate disclosures, appropriate awareness of ISAs and FRSs and technically up to date is essential.

You will be a good multi tasker with proven organisational skills, strong client focus and an enthusiastic, confident approach to work.

Why Join?

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Contributory Pension / LA
  • Good holidays, plus day for your birthday
  • Salary sacrifice (holiday purchase, cycle to work)
  • Annual performance appraisal and structured training
  • Volunteer days
  • Hybrid working 50% office based

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