Audit Senior

Competitive Salary


James Gosling

AJ Chambers are working with an established, forward thinking Top 15 firm of Chartered Accountants, who are looking for an Audit Senior to join their Harrogate office.

As an Audit Senior, you will be responsible for leading audits on a varied portfolio of clients, supervising Juniors and Semi Seniors. You will be ACA qualified, willing to travel and have previous experience within a similar role.

Key Responsibilities of an Audit Senior:

  • Planning Audits and identifying key risk areas.
  • Ability to ensure that all statutory requirements are complied with, and up to date technical knowledge.
  • Ability to ensure that client deadlines are met and to budget
  • Experience of working on more complex aspects of audits.
  • Building strong client relationships and being a point of contact on advice for structuring, systems as well as source of relevant information.
  • Supervising the audit process on site, supporting and developing more junior members of staff.
  • Suggest improvements for audit efficiency and general process internally.

Essential Skills and Experience for this Audit Senior role:

  • ACA Qualified
  • Previous experience in an audit role
  • Well-rounded knowledge of auditing standards and accounting principles
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to complete assignments within tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Please note that candidates without practice experience will not be considered for this role.

For more information or if you wish to apply for this role, please send your CV and details to James Gosling at AJ Chambers. If the role in question interests you, but you do not match the required specification, please contact me to discuss other roles that may be available.


Audit Senior – Harrogate

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    You will have at least 2 years' experience within an Accountancy Practice and have experience working with a wide variety of clients. This is a great position for someone seeking a firm where they can take on more responsibility and develop their existing skills. On offer is a competitive salary as well as the opportunity to progress within the team.

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    The main duties of the role will include:

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    The Candidate:

    You will have a minimum of 2 years' experience working in Practice ACA / ACCA studier - Study Support on offer Team-player  Motivated and ambitious  Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines  Good organisational skills 

    If you would like to be considered then please apply with your CV or contact Danielle O'Hara at AJ Chambers.


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    Preparation of VAT Returns

    Preparation of Personal Tax Returns

    Building and maintaining strong client relationships

    Management of own workflow within scheduled time

    Keeping up to date technically

    Assisting with the training and development of Junior staff members



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    Experience with accounting software such as Xero and Iris

    Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team

    Detail orientated and organised

    Able to conduct and utilise research

    ACCA/ACA Qualified


    If this Senior Accountant role is of interest or you would like to know more, please apply direct or contact James Gosling at AJ Chambers.

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    The role will involve working alongside the accounts team, supporting, and supervising the more junior members.


    Preparation of personal tax computations and self-assessment tax returns Preparation of corporation tax returns Supervision and preparation of management and statutory accounts Be the main point of contact and face of the company for clients within the portfolio, nurturing relationships and maintaining a high-level of quality at all times Liaising with HMRC Training and mentoring junior staff


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    If you feel you would be suitable, please apply direct or contact Jess Dodman at AJ Chambers.

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    The Role:

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    The Ideal Candidate:

    Recent experience in public practice ACCA/ACA Qualified/QBE Experience with supervising and developing more junior staff members Able to work to deadlines, and are focused enough to want to exceed the most unreasonable customer’ demands Experience with Sage, QuickBooks or similar accounting packages if possible

    If you feel you would be suitable, please apply direct or contact Jess Dodman at AJ Chambers.

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