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Safer Hand Solutions Ltd
Chesterton, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jul 1, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Audit Senior
Roles available in various locations
£25,000 - £50,000 Dependent on level of experience.

We're working with one of the largest UK payroll providers, leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisers operating across the UK, Ireland and the Nordics. They are expanding their services and require a number of professionals with Audit & Assurance across multiple sites up and down the UK.

Position Overview: The Audit Senior is responsible for leading and managing audit engagements for a diverse portfolio of clients across various industries. This role involves planning, executing, and completing audit fieldwork according to the established timelines. The Audit Senior will also play a critical role in mentoring junior staff and maintaining strong client relationships.



  • Audit Planning and Execution:
    • Lead audit engagements from planning through completion.
    • Develop audit plans, including risk assessments and audit procedures.
    • Ensure audits are conducted in accordance with auditing standards and firm policies.
    • Conduct fieldwork, including substantive testing and evaluation of internal controls.

  • Financial Reporting:
    • Review financial statements and related disclosures for compliance with GAAP, IFRS, or other applicable accounting standards.
    • Identify and communicate accounting and auditing issues to senior management.

  • Client Relationship Management:
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients.
    • Communicate effectively with clients to understand their business and industry.
    • Provide value-added insights and recommendations to clients.

  • Staff Supervision and Development:
    • Supervise, train, and mentor junior audit staff.
    • Review work of junior auditors and provide constructive feedback.
    • Assist in the evaluation of staff performance.

  • Compliance and Quality Assurance:
    • Ensure audit documentation is complete and complies with quality control standards.
    • Stay updated on changes in auditing standards, regulations, and industry practices.

  • Other Duties:
    • Participate in firm-wide initiatives and projects as needed.
    • Assist in business development activities, including proposal writing and client presentations.


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
    • ACA/ACCA/CA or equivalent qualified
    • CPA certification or equivalent is highly preferred.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of audit experience in a public accounting firm or a similar environment.
    • Strong understanding of GAAP, IFRS, and other relevant accounting standards.
    • Proficiency with audit software and Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • High level of professionalism and ethical standards.

    If you're interested in something new and want to chat more, please call Jo Glover on 01782 438115 (op2) or apply for consideration.
    Please note, Safer Hand Solutions are acting as an employment agency on behalf of a client and by applying you agree to register with us and for us to hold your details on file. Due to the volume of applications, we may only contact applicants directly who have been successfully shortlisted but may also contact you in regards to any other suitable vacancies.


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