Audit Senior Accountant (External)

Swansea Permanent £35,000 - £47,000 per year
  • Competitive salary with great benefits.
  • Career and personal development in a progressive and professional environment.

About Our Client

A well-established company that offers the best of both worlds by combining the expertise of a large firm with the personal service of a local practice. The practice is owned and managed by its partners, accompanied by a team of expert accountants, taxation and business advisors.

Job Description

  • Planning audit assignments, identifying key risks, assessing how to test them, assessing and reviewing the budgets through to completing an analytical review
  • Leading smaller audits, supervising, delegating and reviewing work of trainees
  • Delivering information to clients in a timely manner whilst displaying in-depth client and industry knowledge
  • Identifying cross selling opportunities
  • Monitoring stock takes, managing bank letter processes and completing AFF (Assignment Feedback Forms) where appropriate
  • Communicating to management on the progress of workload and planning for efficient completion

The Successful Applicant

  • Previous experience as an Accounts Senior within an accounting firm.
  • Knowledge of Iris and Xero preferred, but not essential.
  • Skills in Microsoft Excel and Word are essential.
  • Experience of using cloud based accountancy software

You will have the following skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Good organisation and time management skills
  • Proactive thinking and application skills
  • Self-management skills

What you will need to be;

  • Be authentic in every situation and like to be connected to your team, clients and local communities
  • Like to listen and understand, to show up every day with passion and to stand up for things that matter to you
  • Be driven to succeed, take initiative and want results


  • Either ACA or ACCA qualified, however part qualified could be considered
  • Full study support package offered if part qualified.

What's on Offer

Our client is committed to develop its people and will provide extensive training offering a full study package including qualification funding, study leave, college based tuition and a mentor who will support the Accounts Senior throughout to successfully complete their professional qualification.

  • Competitive salary
  • Study support package if applicable
  • Excellent personal development programmes to support career growth opportunities
  • You will be surrounded by other accountancy professionals, so that you can learn and be mentored by others.
  • Structured development as well as on the job practical training
  • Flexible benefits reward package
  • Ability to progress all the way to the top!
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Job summary

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Audit & Advisory
Practice (Audit) & Assurance
Financial Services
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Doug McGarvey
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