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Audit Semi Senior

£32000 - £38001 per annum Pension, CPD Courses and Health Cover

Job description

Morgan Hunt have partnered with a prestigious mid-tier Accountancy firm with offices in London and Surrey in the recruitment of an Audit Semi Senior.

The firm has a very strong reputation in the sector and has been established for over a century. The firm has a very modern and flexible way of working, with a very structured learning and development infrastructure to develop their next generation of leaders.

As part of this Audit Semi Senior role, you will be responsible for working with national and international clients, managing a portfolio and working with Audit Seniors and Managers to provide exceptional service.

Key Responsibilities


  • Document and test client internal systems
  • Planning and conducting tests of control procedures, walk-throughs
  • Planning and conducting transactional and substantive tests on the P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Prepare working papers that document and evaluate audit tests
  • Undertake stock takes
  • Able to decide meaningful materiality levels, determine material and immaterial matters
  • Understand advanced areas of VAT and payroll records
  • Difference in treatment of operating and finance leases
  • Treatment of intangible assets
  • Analytical review at planning, during and finalisation
  • Identify and assess risks and their significance
  • Assess adequacy of client controls and recommend improvements
  • Attending and assisting in client planning meetings
  • Discussing potential issues and misstatements with the team and the client
  • Identify and account for prior year adjustments
  • Treatment of share-based payments and employee share schemes
  • Prepare straightforward consolidated accounts
  • Calculations of deferred tax assets and liabilities and knowledge of applicable rates


  • Preparation of year-end statutory accounts under FRS 105, 102 and 102 1A for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships, either from incomplete records or accounting software
  • Preparation of corporation tax computations (CT600)
  • Preparation of year-end charity accounts under the Charities SORP and completing independent examinations
  • Assisting senior members of staff with larger assignments or ad hoc project work
  • Liaising and developing strong relationships with clients

Required Work Experience for the successful Audit Semi Senior

Accountancy related experience within an Accountancy Practice


Working towards/qualified in a relevant qualification - ACA/ ACCA / AAT and with at least 2 years' Audit experience

Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Previous experience using accounting software packages, namely Xero and CCH (not essential but preferable)
  • Strong Excel skills are essential
  • Ability to apply technical accounting knowledge to real life client situations
  • Very strong communication skills, an engaging personality and confidence when dealing with clients
  • Able to commute to Central London

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Luis Lopez
Finance Team
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