Audit Senior

Discipline: Public Practice
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ewan Brown

Contact email:
Job ref: 135053
Published: 23 days ago
Expiry date: 30 May 2025 00:59

Change are working with a well established Scottish Accountancy Firm to recruit Audit Seniors based in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen or Inverness.


Role Specification

We are looking to recruit Audit Seniors responsible for managing the day to day Audit work; flag up issues and concerns to the Audit Manager at an early stage; train Assistants as needed; ensure deadlines and budgets are met and the Audit file is presented for review as a substantially complete file, finished to a good standard and signed off.



  • Completing the Audit planning documentation.
  • Arranging the timing of the Audit work with the Audit Manager responsible for the client.
  • Planning, scheduling, and delegating work to Audit Assistants, as available, ensuring the most complex work is completed as soon as practical; the Audit Assistants are supported as necessary to complete their work to the standard required; work expected from the client which is incomplete is passed back to the client and is noted for the manager’s attention; and the Audit work is completed on time and to a high standard.
  • Briefing, training and debriefing Audit Assistants, giving formal feedback as required.
  • Liaising with client staff while on the client’s premises, building effective relationships with client’s staff.
  • Monitoring budgeted versus actual time spent, flagging up scope issues, on-site issues and overruns to the Audit Manager on a timely basis.
  • Keeping the client’s staff informed of progress and issues while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Auditing the draft tax computation and tax provisions with supporting schedules and liaising with the tax staff to get these reviewed as required.
  • Preparing the draft financial statements to a reasonable standard, free from quality control issues.


Person Specification

  • A leader of your work and your professional learning
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to positively impact and influence others
  • Relevant experience in this or a similar role is preferred
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Pro-active in your approach to their work.


Additional Details

  • Can be based in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen or Inverness
  • Hybrid working model
  • Support for flexible working
  • Competitive Salary