Audit Senior

Location
Southampton
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
11 May 2022
Closes
10 Jun 2022
Ref
28324
Contact
Ellouise Warren
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
0-25% Travel


Tilney Smith & Williamson is the UK's leading integrated wealth management and professional services group. With £56 billion of assets under management (as of November 2021), we rank as the third-largest UK wealth manager measured by revenues and the sixth-largest professional services firm ranked by fee income (source: Accountancy Age 50+50 rankings, 2021).

We are driven by our purpose to place the power of good advice into more hands for both individuals and businesses. Our purpose is supported by our 3 core values:

  • Personal - we treat you as an individual
  • Partnership - we go further together
  • Performance - we strive for more
     

What will you be doing?

We're seeking a talented individual to join our Assurance and Business Services team in Southampton, which is responsible for providing tax and audit services to businesses, as well as corporate finance and restructuring & recovery. We also provide services to professional practices, business owners and private clients, including personal tax, trust and financial planning advice. Our teams are Partner led and coordinated across disciplines allowing us to provide clients with a professional service and all round advice.


As Audit Senior, some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Regular discussions with the client to confirm progress, identify solutions to any hurdles and ensure reasonable expectations are met
  • Establish relationship with key contacts at the client
  • Identify and highlight any opportunities for S&W apparent from work undertake
  • Assist and perform training of junior staff
  • Plan, assign, monitor and review work of junior staff
  • Complete assessment forms of audit team
  • Monitor adherence to budget
  • Assist with the planning of audits and accounting assignments
  • Perform work in accordance with S&W audit and assignment procedures
  • Ensure all areas of the work are completed with any exceptions to this being agreed with the manager
  • Prepare draft accounts/report and completion memo (including identification of control weaknesses or areas of improvement) for review by manager
  • Understand and appreciate key commercial aspects of the clients business
  • Provide regular progress reports to the manager
  • Identify and discuss with manager issues/problems and agree and complete appropriate actions
  • Ensure deadlines met
  • Be able to work on several different assignments at one time
  • Attendance on courses
  • Technical reading
  • Attend client meetings


To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • ACA/ACCA qualification or equivalent
  • Demonstrable audit experience gained within a professional services firm
  • Demonstrable experience of supervising others and delegation of work


As a colleague here at Tilney, Smith & Williamson you will have access to benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Pension contribution
  • Hybrid working model (role dependant)
  • Generous holiday package
  • Option to purchase additional holiday
  • Shared parental leave

We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings, representative of our society and clients. We are committed to providing a work environment where all colleagues, regardless of identity, background, or circumstance, feel respected as individuals and feel that they can achieve their full potential and work in a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment.

If you need any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please let your recruiter know.

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