Taylor Hawkes are working with a Top 20 Firm of chartered accountants who are looking for a qualified Audit Senior. You will provide a high-quality service to the Managers and Partners and develop strong client relations. This position offers an excellent opportunity to obtain audit experience in a variety of sectors together with scope for career development. Client base are SME's operating in various sectors including, property, technology, business services and retail, with a typical annual turnover of £5m to £50m. Duties: Planning, execution and completion of audits reporting to managers and partners. Preparation of accounts, reports and other assignments as required. Co-ordinate planning at clients including liaising with relevant departments within the firm. Communicating and building relationships with clients and related third parties. Leading on-site audit teams and completing jobs with minimal supervision, to deadlines and within budget. Business development including promoting the firm and its services to the existing client base and prospects. Development and supervision of trainees. Any other ad hoc duties that may be required. Work independently as well as part of a team. Strong communication skills with senior staff and clients. Motivated to take responsibility of the role and maintain a high level of quality service across all competencies. Essential: ACA or ACCA qualified. Minimum 3 years' experience in Audit and Assurance within an accountancy practice. Experience of leading external audit assignments from fieldwork to completion stages under International Standards on Auditing. Experience of preparing accounts in accordance with UK GAAP. Confident user of Microsoft Office suite - Intermediate/Advanced user of Word and Excel. Although not essential, the following knowledge and experience will be considered as an advantage: Knowledge of CaseWare software system. Experience of preparing accounts under IFRS. Experience of preparing Group accounts. For more information please contact Colin Priddle at Taylor Hawkes.