Audit & Accounts Senior – Leicester – Levitate Recruitment

Audit & Accounts Senior – Leicester

Job ID: KELEC771

Location: Leicester

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Levitate Recruitment are currently working with a large UK wide firm of accountants that are keen to strengthen their teams across multiple offices. The firm are keen to speak with Audit & Accounts Seniors that have experience of working with OMBS and SMEs about career enhancing opportunities and an exciting portfolio that covers multiple industry sectors. The firm would like to speak with newly qualified or soon to be qualified professionals that have a drive to pushward into more senior roles.

The Role:

  • Planning and delivery of audit/accounts assignments
  • Take the lead on some of the largest and most complex assignments
  • Supervise junior staff during the audit and review their work
  • Deliver the audit file to the assignment manager in timely manner
  • Identify cross-selling opportunities and potential management letter points
  • Manage client communication in effective manner
  • Monitor your chargeability and your assignment budgets pro-actively
  • Coach other staff for improved performance and technical development
  • Develop specialist sector knowledge and keep abreast of industry developments
  • Mentor audit and accounts trainees and contribute to the office’s training and development programme


  • Experience of OMB/SME private company audits: planning, budget preparation, identifying key risks, developing an audit plan, executing the audit on site
  • Knowledge of and experience of current auditing standards and approaches: analytical review, documenting systems and controls, sampling techniques
  • Experience preparing audit and accounts files using an electronic working paper system such as Caseware
  • Significant prior experience of statutory company accounts preparation under UK GAAP, and also charities and LLPs
  • Experience of preparing and auditing consolidated accounts and component auditor issues
  • Leadership experience –experience supervising teams on-site and reviewing their work
  • Experience of preparing budgets and monitoring actual time against budget
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