Audit & Accounts Senior

Audit & Accounts Senior Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Audit & Accounts Senior to join our team.


  • Accounts preparation in accordance with the firm’s procedures;
  • Preparation of statutory accounts for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders;
  • Organise personal effort along with those of junior auditors to be risk-based, productive, and efficient at all times;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned;
  • Support and mentor trainees; deliver clear and concise training, identifying knowledge gaps;
  • VAT returns and general bookkeeping;
  • Liaising with other departments within the business, including participating in group and firm wide activities;
  • Preparation of company accounts, groups of companies, partnerships and LLP’s together with Tax computations;
  • Building excellent working relationships with clients;
  • Preparation of personal and corporate tax returns;
  • Submitting accounts to Companies House within deadlines;
  • Offering support and guidance to junior members of staff;
  • Travelling to client premises as required and to deal with clients in a professional manner either in person, telephone or by email;
  • Develop relevant knowledge and skills through continued study;
  • Delegate and review work of junior team members; including audit files, draft documentation, accounts and corporation tax computations and mentoring.


  • Monitor the progress of jobs to ensure that budgets are met;
  • Supervise small teams;
  • Produce statutory accounts and draft tax computations;
  • Accurate and Methodical approach to work;
  • Experience of Xero, Sage and other cloud based software preferred plus IRIS accounting system;
  • Be organised with an understanding of the importance of delivering excellent client service;
  • 3 or more years PQE within a Professional Practice;
  • Able to identify commercial and professional risks and ensure effective management;
  • Work well under time pressure and is able to meet deadlines;
  • Self-motivation and a positive attitude;
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail;
  • Qualified or part qualified ACA/ACCA currently studying, AAT or exceptional QBE;
  • You will need to be client facing;
  • Experience in the preparation of financial statements;
  • Project a professional manner and appearance at all times.