Audit & Accounts Senior


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December 16, 2022
Job Type
£28000 - £38000 per annum
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Contact Name
Ryan Welch
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Kenton Black is excited to present a new Audit & Accounts Senior position within a Top 20 UK accountancy firm that are currently enjoying strong growth across their business.

They are an 8-partner firm offering a full range of accounting services including Audit, Accounts Preparation, Tax Planning, Corporate Recovery, Corporate Finance, and Forensic Accounting.

This firm deals with a wide range of predominantly owner-managed businesses ranging from new start-ups to companies with turnovers ranging from £100k to more than £100m.


Along with a salary of up to £38,000 you will also get to enjoy a range of amazing benefits including:

• Hybrid working with 3 days working from home. (Can also be carried over to the following week if you have been on client sites).
• Multiple company events every year including days at the races, white water rafting, quiz nights and charity events.
• 23 days holiday plus bank holidays.
• Paid birthday off.
• Pension scheme.
• Death in service.
• Flexible working.
• Full study support for your qualification of choice.
• Dress to diary.
• Heathshield which includes; On site health checks, health cash plans, mental health support & virtual access to Doctors, Councillors and Physios.


As the new Audit & Accounts Senior you will split your time evenly (roughly 50/50) between each service where your main duties will include:


• Leading on-site audits with a team of Juniors, Semi Seniors, and Graduates.
• Ensuring completion of assignments within appropriate budgets and time frames.
• Leading and assisting in the planning of on-site audits either by implementing agreed plans, coordinating on-site resources, allocating the team to tasks and timescales for completion.
• Leading on audit quality, ensuring adherence and compliance with company practices and auditing standards.
• Working closely with Audit Juniors, reviewing their work, and supporting their development.
• Being responsible for on-site audit findings report, identifying and documenting any areas of concern/risks identified, emphasising relevant messages, and submitting for review.
• Developing good client relationships and communication to adapt your approach and ensure client satisfaction.
• Understanding the impact on client relationships where there are multiple services offered from across the firm.
• Offering support to team members and across other teams.

• Completing Corporation and Self-Assessment Tax returns.
• Producing Partnership and Sole Trader accounts.
• Completing monthly Management Accounts and reporting.
• Forecasting and budgets.
• Reviewing and approving VAT returns.
• Producing Statutory Accounts for Limited Companies.
• Maintaining and developing strong client relationships is fundamental to their business.

They will also support and actively encourage you to:

• Represent the firm at networking events and identifying opportunities to grow their business.
• Assist in maintaining and developing new and existing client relationships.
• Participate in internal team projects to assist the practice in its ongoing growth and development.


They are a multi-award-winning firm of business advisors and accountants based in Manchester with more than 70 staff with 8 directors. They are one of the region’s best-established and well-known accountancy firms.

As well as helping clients grow their businesses, they are committed to supporting local charitable causes. Their Staff regularly raise significant sums for Manchester based Charities and Hospitals, as well as volunteering their time to help at other similar non-profit organisations.


You will be a part-qualified Auditor or Accountant with at least 2 – 3 years working within an accountancy practice.

You will also have the ability to manage your own time effectively to ensure deadlines are met and also possess good communication skills with a professional manner and outlook.

Please submit your CV for immediate consideration.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level accounting trainees to Director and Partner level. Operating from local offices in, Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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