Role details

Audit Senior

Guildford   •   £37,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Top 10 Firm in Guildford
  • Audit Senior, excellent progression prospects and personal development on offer

About Our Client

The top 10 Firm offer financial advisory support to a diverse corporate client base, but focus primarily on owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs, professional practices and the not-for-profit sector. Our office provides employee benefit services including pension scheme management to mid to large corporates. Our private client work includes not only tax and personal financial planning, but we also specialise in trust work and advising medical practitioners and family businesses. We provide a cross-discipline approach to assist our clients with all their financial affairs.

Job Description

Key responsibilities:

Client Contact

  • Regular discussions with the client to confirm progress, identify solutions to any hurdles and ensure reasonable expectations are met.
  • Establish relationship with key contacts at the client.
  • Identify and highlight any opportunities for S&W apparent from work undertaken.

Staff management

  • Assist and perform training of junior staff.
  • Plan, assign, monitor and review work of junior staff.
  • Complete assessment forms of audit team.
  • Monitor adherence to budget.


  • Assist with the planning of audits and accounting assignments.
  • Perform work in accordance with S&W audit and assignment procedures.
  • Ensure all areas of the work are completed with any exceptions to this being agreed with the manager.
  • Prepare draft accounts/report and completion memo (including identification of control weaknesses or areas of improvement) for review by manager.
  • Understand and appreciate key commercial aspects of the clients business.


  • Provide regular progress reports to the manager.
  • Identify and discuss with manager issues/problems and agree and complete appropriate actions.
  • Ensure deadlines met.
  • Be able to work on several different assignments at one time.

Staff development

  • Attendance on courses.
  • Technical reading.
  • Attend client meetings

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified accountant, ACA, ACCA
  • Demonstrable audit and accounts experience gained within a professional services firm.
  • Strong communication skills, both internally and directly with clients.
  • Demonstrable experience of supervising others and delegation of work.

What's on Offer

They are offering up to £40k for this with benefits, but also the opportunity to join a forward thinking firm that prides themselves on the service they offer and having a network of specialists you can draw upon. A range of progression opportunities are on offer and you will be supported and encouraged to personally develop.

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