Audit Semi-Senior/Senior (PQ or qualified)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Accounting Practice

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Amy Carter

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  • Job ref:

    Audit Semi-Senior/Senior

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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  • Client:

    Kirk Newsholme Chartered Accountants

Audit Semi-senior / Senior – Leeds LS15

Competitive Salary

Due to the continued growth of our firm, we have an exciting opportunity for an accountant with external audit experience to join our thriving audit team in our dynamic, forward thinking accountancy practice based at Thorpe Park, Leeds. 

The role will be mainly that of a semi-senior, assisting the audit senior on audits, however, we are also looking for the right candidate to quickly start to senior their own small portfolio of our smaller audit clients.


  • Qualified or part-qualified ACA or ACCA preferably with at least two years external audit experience. Ideally this experience will predominantly be of auditing UK owner managed and family businesses who report under FRS102;
  • Needs to be competent in the transactional areas and most of the balance sheet areas of an audit, ideally with some experience in planning and completing small private limited company audits;
  • Strong accounts experience;
  • Excellent communicator who needs to be able to work as part of a growing team, dealing with clients and other team members with a variety of experience alike;
  • Full UK driving licence and car; and
  • Good excel skills are a must, and experience with ProAudit, IRIS and SAGE would be preferable.

Kirk Newsholme are a Leeds based independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors established almost 30 years ago with a current team of 50 staff members and operate from a single office at Thorpe Park (LS15). We provide a full range of accounting, audit and tax services to an enviable client base dominated by owner managed ad family businesses. Our clients range from small businesses to an AIM listed company and include several businesses that are well known in the local area.

We pride ourselves on being of a size where we can offer exceptional levels of client service and for more information about our services and what our clients say please visit

In summary we can offer you:

  • An exciting opportunity to work with a fantastic client base to build ongoing relationships;
  • No hierarchy system like many large national firms. We work with a ‘one-team’ approach and have complete autonomy without the outside influences of a head office;
  • A supportive, nurturing working environment;
  • A team culture -you’ll never feel isolated; and
  • A fantastic opportunity for career progression.

Please apply to with CV and covering letter, stating the position you are applying for