Audit & Accounts Senior - Newcastle - Levitate Recruitment

Audit & Accounts Senior – Newcastle

Job ID: KENUT1323

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Levitate Recruitment have been engaged by a large firm of accountants that currently sit within the Top 20 accountancy rankings. The firm have excellent opportunities for accountants that have at least 2 to 3 years experience of managing a client portfolio of both OMBs and SMEs. Working within an experienced Audit & accounts team, you will work closely with senior management and partners to deliver both audit and accounting services across multipole industry sectors.

The Role:

  • Working closely with partners, you will be involved in the planning and delivery of audit/accounts assignments
  • Oversee junior staff during the audit and review their work
  • Deliver the audit file to the management and partner team in a timely manner
  • Manage client communication in effective manner
  • Monitor your chargeability and your assignment budgets pro-actively
  • Identify cross-selling opportunities and potential management letter points
  • 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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