Audit Senior - Ayrshire

Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 2692 Date Posted: Tuesday 05 Nov 2019
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An experienced Audit Senior is sought by a leading Scottish Accountancy firm, for its office in Ayr, to work with clients based mainly in the commercial sector located.

The Company

The practice is one of the most dynamic and progressive firms of accountants with a wide range of clients; ranging from individuals, family businesses and large corporates across the breadth of Scotland from all industry sectors.

The Role

Working both autonomously and as part of a team to deliver audit and accounting services.  You will be responsible for the planning, implementation and completion of a variety of audit clients.

On Offer

A very competitive remuneration package and the opportunity for future career progression. The practice also offers a flexible working pattern.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Completion of audit fieldwork/planned substantive and analytical audit procedures, normally on site at client premises. 

  • Responsible for the planning and completion of audit assignments.

  • Ensure audit files have appropriate and sufficient documentation on each section worked on to support the opinion and documenting all conclusions.

  • Responsible for the planning, execution and finalisation of the audit assignment for Partner/Manager review.

  • Preparation of statutory financial statements from client data.

  • Highlight high level risk areas or matters of concern to the Partner/Manager whilst using a significant degree of your own judgement.

  • Assist with development of more junior members within the team.

  • Manage and develop client relationships.

  • Ensure compliance with all internal and external regulatory requirements.

  • Complete all administration in a timely manner (including timesheets and fees) and to a high standard.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must possess the following:

  • Relevant previous experience required from a practice background

  • CA or ACCA qualified

  • Effective teamworking skills

  • Effective planning and organising skills to ensure that the varied workload is managed effectively

  • Good communication skills and the ability to engage at all levels.

  • IT literate; good knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Self motivated

  • Drivers licence and car owner required due to travel to clients