Audit Senior

Salary/Rate:£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Job type:Perm

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are working with a York based Accountancy Practice who are currently recruiting for an Audit Senior to join their team.

Working on a broad portfolio of clients in the owner managed and corporate space across the region, this role will involve working alongside Audit Managers on key accounts.

Ideally you will be ACA / ACCA qualified / newly qualified with experience of working within Practice and your key responsibilities will include:-

  • Supporting the management and delivery of  audit assignments
  • Preparing client deliverables (including Audit Findings Report), building relationships with the client (including their teams) and acting as an ambassador for the business
  • Planning assignments, including budgeting and use of analytical review
  • Attendance at stock takes
  • Supervising, delegating and reviewing work of assistants
  • Preparation of accounts (including those under FRS102 and 1A)
  • Identifying, researching and helping to resolve technical issues which may arise
  • Develop a strong commercial understanding of the client's businesses and any developments within it
  • Initiate and work with other service lines across the business to the benefit of the client including referring opportunities where relevant and minimising risk (to both the business and the client)
  • Forming relationships with the national Audit & Assurance team across the wider business, sharing knowledge and best practice


  • ACA / ACCA qualified / newly qualified
  • Accounting and audit experience is essential, including knowledge of UK GAAP, ISAs and Companies Law
  • Exposure to owner managed businesses is preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to build relationships with clients
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


  • Hybrid working after initial probationary period
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and Birthday off
  • Health cash plan
  • Group Life Assurance x3
  • Group Income Protection

As this role will involve travel between client sites, candidates must have a full UK driving license and access to a vehicle.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: ED/AS/01Post Date: 28.05.24

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