Audit Senior – Lincoln – Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Audit Senior – Lincoln

GCB Recruitment

Lincoln, Lincolnshire


Our clients, an Accountancy Firm in Lincoln are currently recruiting for an Audit Senior to join their already successful team.

The Audit Senior reports directly to a Department Manager. You will assist the Directors and Associates in the provision of accountancy, audit, tax and other services to clients including assisting with the management of workflow and supervision, management, and training of team members as required.

As an Audit Senior, your role will include:

  • Undertaking and planning limited company audits, and specialist audits for manager and director review
  • Preparation of audit committee reports and reporting to those charged with governance
  • Preparing accounts and tax returns
  • Preparing complex VAT returns/reviewing VAT returns
  • Tax planning
  • Assisting in training, mentoring, supervising and developing team members in all areas of general practice work
  • Communicating with clients via telephone, email or in person
  • When required, be able to produce forecasts and budgets to assist clients in their business and finance planning
  • Preparing self-assessment tax returns and computations by examination of client’s financial records and producing accurate draft documents
  • Preparation of bills and assisting in the managing of work in progress by discussing with your Line Manager and taking appropriate action; and Supervising and training more junior members of the team whilst on site and reviewing their work

To be considered for this Audit Senior position, you will need the following:

  • 5 years experience
  • Experience with Xero or Iris software
  • AAT qualified, working towards ACA, ACCA or equivalent and at least partially qualified
  • Experience of working in practice
  • Ability to plan and complete audit work to a high standard
  • Knowledge of complex accounting disclosures
  • An excellent understanding of Ethical Standards, and International Auditing Standards

Skills required to be successful in this Audit Senior position:

  • Self-motivation
  • Integrity
  • Ability to reflect on one’s work as well as the wider consequences of financial decisions
  • Business acumen and interest
  • Organisation skills and ability to manage deadlines
  • Teamworking ability
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in IT
  • Analytical ability
  • A methodical approach and problem-solving skills
  • High level of numeracy, Excel and Word skills

In return, our client is offering the successful Audit Senior the following:

  • Flexi-time between the hours of 7.00 am and 7.00 pm (core business hours are 9.30 am to 2.30 pm) with the consideration of partial home-working
  • Basic salary of up to £40,000 depending on experience
  • 33 days of holiday a year (full-time equivalent) inclusive of public/ bank holidays
  • Free Parking (if in the office)
  • Free Fruit (when in the office)
  • An annual party, team-building events, and social activities are all expensed by the firm
  • Community initiatives
  • Paid personal development – both CPD and also life skills, such as Paediatric First Aid and Yoga
  • “Dress down days” in aid of our nominated charity
  • Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Private Medical Cover (after passing probation)
  • Private Health Insurance (after passing probation)
  • Death in Service Benefits (after passing probation)

Due to the high amounts of applications if you have not been contacted within 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

This job has been posted by GCB Agency Recruitment Ltd, acting as the Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, working on behalf of their client who is confidential at this stage.


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