Audit Senior

Job Title: Audit Senior
Location: Northampton
Salary: 30000 - 35000
Reference: nrth910101a
Contact Name: Charlotte Menzies
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 10, 2019 15:14

Job Description

Audit Senior

Haines Watts is a Top 15 firm of chartered accountants who specialise in advising and supporting business owners. We support over 35,000 companies and business owners around the UK, which gives our clients access to a huge amount of business expertise and knowledge. Our fresh thinking and practical business approach underpin our values. 


Position: Audit Senior 

Location: Northampton, NN4 7YB 

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus a generous, flexible, benefit package


About the role: 

We are looking for an experienced Audit Senior to help develop our current team and expand the continuous growth of our current client base. The primary objective of this role is to play an integral part within the existing audit team to deliver the best possible service to our audit clients.



  • Management and delivery of assignments 
  • Planning assignments, including budgeting and use of analytical review 
  • Supervising, delegating and reviewing work to juniors 
  • Delivering information to clients in a timely manner 
  • Displaying in-depth client and industry knowledge 
  • Managing client communication in an effective manner 
  • Identifying where there are shortfalls of work to cover chargeability and alert Managers 
  • Attending stock takes 


About you: 

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in audit, ideally obtained within practice
  • AAT/ ACCA/ ACA fully qualified
  • Experience of completing private company audits 
  • Knowledge of and experience using analytical review 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Experience managing and controlling workflows in a practice environment
  • Excellent time management
  • Can work well under pressure, hit deadlines and respond promptly to requests
  • Computer literate; keyboard skills, proficiency in Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint 
  • Willingness to work out of all regional offices and to travel according to the needs of the role 


What is on offer:

  • £30,000 - £35,000 per annum, depending on experience and study support
  • 22 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Rewards and incentives
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Flexible benefits - self-service benefits platform
  • Quarterly functions and events
  • Parking on-site
  • Friendly and inclusive working environment
  • Regular training and development