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Audit Senior

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jul 1, 2024

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Full Time
The Business

AAB is a tech-enabled business critical services group providing audit and accounting, tax, payroll and HR, outsourcing and advisory solutions globally from offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London and the island of Ireland. We help our clients manage the critical elements of their business - its people and its finances - by providing resources and technology that ensure things run smoothly no matter what hurdles they encounter.

The Team

At AAB we pride ourselves on providing everyone with an inspiring career opportunity. Our culture keeps the layers simple and the relationship personal. We know that our success is down to one thing, our people, and we make sure looking after our people is at the heart of everything we do.

Does AAB sound like a good fit for you? We currently have an opening for an Audit Senior to join our Glasgow team.

The Role
Audit Senior - Glasgow

At AAB, you will play a key role in supporting assistant managers and managers in the delivery of quality client work. You will be helping to add value to our work and successfully completing assignments. You will be attending client meetings, gathering information and data and agreeing the best way to present outcomes and findings.

Purpose of the role/key


  • Execute planning and completion of audit work in line with internal processes and procedures and due consideration of resources and budget, with guidance
  • Take responsibility for planning, fieldwork and completion of audits, taking a key role in the audit team, managing delivery expectations and highlighting any issues at an early stage
  • Identify and undertake more complex audit areas during fieldwork stage, with guidance, and referring queries to more senior members of the audit team
  • Attend planning and clearance meetings, taking an active role the meeting preparation, contributing to discussion and answering queries where appropriate, both from audit team and client
  • Review draft accounts, issue to client and deal with any queries arising, with guidance
  • Demonstrate the ability to act as the client's main point of contact on site during audit fieldwork, dealing with queries and identifying areas where other service lines could provide support
  • Manage work delegated to junior members of the team while still being responsible for overall delivery to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate an understanding of recoveries, quotes provided for work, lock up, scope creep and WIP
  • Initiate fee preparation and be able to undertake complex WIP analysis

Experience and skill set required for the role:
  • A professional accountancy qualification - ACCA/ICAS or equivalent
  • Newly qualified or part qualified considered
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role
  • Experience of a client facing role
  • Strong communication skills - both written and oral
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines


Over the years, AAB has been recognised for its excellent working practices by some of the most prestigious award bodies in the UK. We pride ourselves in the fact that our approach across the AAB Group has gained an excellent reputation and is loved by our employees.

Some of our benefits are
  • Hybrid, agile and family friendly working practices to enable you to manage your work life alongside your home life
  • Full payment of Private Healthcare for you and your family
  • Private Dental Care
  • Workplace pension
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Ongoing personalised coaching and mentoring programmes to maximise your potential
  • Regular updates from our Health & Wellbeing team, access to all Headspace resources and Employee Assistance Programme as well as access to trained Mental Health First Aiders
  • We're energetic people who like nothing more than having a bit of fun; with our Social Club organising frequent staff events and initiatives
  • Volunteering leave through the Anderson Anderson & Brown Charitable Initiative (AABIE)
  • Financial rewards for helping AAB to grow our client portfolio
  • Reimbursement of your professional subscription and fully funded study leave for all students
  • Life Assurance
  • Generous Employee Referral Bonus
  • Paid sick leave
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Dress for your day
  • Various groups to become involved in such as LGBTQ+, Environmental, Social and Governance, Working Families and Menopause
  • Regular communication from our leadership team regarding AAB Group activities and initiatives


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