Audit Senior / Manager

Award winning accountancy firm is looking for a highly motivated, qualified chartered or certified accountant to join our rapidly growing team delivering professional audit services to a range of large independent businesses as international clients.
The Audit Senior will be responsible for assisting the audit director and/or partner in managing a portfolio of such clients.
Manage own portfolio of clients, taking responsibility for all aspects of their audit, accounts, tax and business advisory including ad hoc project work as it arises. A significant proportion of time will be dedicated to tax related matters.

Main responsibilities:

·Planning and carrying out audit fieldwork, statutory financial reporting and completion work
·Assisting with pre year end tax planning (corporate and personal)
·Close liaison with the tax department
·Manage and control a portfolio of clients taking responsibility for all aspects of work
·Supervising/Undertaking work at client premises and liaising with clients, including acting as a point of contact for day to day ad hoc queries and enquiries
·Supervising, mentoring and coaching staff
·Keeping directors and partners up to date with progress
·Preparation and discussion of benchmarking data reports used to assist clients with their business strategy and development
·Assist corporate finance team with specialist assignments such as acquisition advice, business disposals, raising finance, business plans, preparing projections, sector research and analysis

The Audit Senior will have the opportunity to work on privately owned and private equity backed companies in a range of geographies, whilst learning a lot about the sector so as to gain knowledge that will enable them to be more of a business adviser.

Key attributes:

·Newly or recently qualified ACA / ACCA
·Experience of systems controls testing as well as substantive and analytical review auditing techniques, including consolidations, group audits, statutory accounts and disclosures and use of paperless electronic audit files
·Understanding the bigger picture as well as auditing individual balances
·Good working knowledge of UK accounting standards
·Well developed supervisory skills e.g. coaching and motivation of audit assistants
·Good project management techniques including decision making ability, analytical skills, time management, organisational, evaluative and administrative skills
·Proven verbal and written communication skills
·Ability to thrive in a growing team
·Have a sound track record in meeting deadlines and demonstrate effectiveness within a team environment

If you require any further information, please contact Anna Rankin on 07840 044217 or email

GB Finance is your specialist in Accountancy and Financial Services recruitment. We hire across a vast range of roles including Banking, Insurance & Risk, Investment & Wealth and Accounting & Finance.

Based off the M5 between Cheltenham and Gloucester, we manage finance jobs in Gloucestershire and the Southwest including Bristol, Swindon, Cirencester, Oxford, Reading, Birmingham and South Wales.

Specialists in permanent recruitment, we also provide temporary, interim and fixed term solutions. We are committed to working to the highest possible standards for our candidates and clients.


  • Job Category Finance
  • Job Location Cheltenham
  • Job Salary £34,000 - £45,000
  • Job Salary Benefits Flex benefits, pension, health, life + free parking
  • Job hours Full-Time
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Job Ref JO0029