Audit Senior

Audit Senior Accountants otherwise known as Audit Seniors are employed within accountancy firms also known as public practices or accountancy practices.

Audit Seniors are employed within an Audit Department and usually report into an Audit Manager, Audit Partner or Audit Director.

An Audit Senior performs an audit or assists in the completion of an audit, in accordance with specific laws or rules, of the financial statements of a company, government entity, other legal entity, or organization, and is independent of the entity being audited.

Audit Seniors are typically ACCA; ACA or CA qualified accountants and usually have at least three years’ experience of working in audit. Alternatively, some Audit Seniors are Qualified by Experience in that they have not completed a professional accountancy qualification but do have the practical experience to undertake an Audit Seniors job.

Audit Seniors may well lead smaller audits from the planning stage through to completion of the audit.

An Audit plan is the specific guideline to be followed when conducting an audit. it helps the Audit Senior obtain sufficient appropriate evidence for the circumstances, helps keep audit costs at a reasonable level, and helps avoid misunderstandings with the client.

Accountancy firms of all sizes undertake external audit work with these firms ranging from the Big 4 Accountancy firms through to National and Regional sized accountants. In addition, many small firms of accountants undertake audit work for their clients.
Some firms of accountants are audit boutiques, this is where they solely concentrate on external audit work and employ a team of auditors. These auditors would range from Audit Partner to Audit Manager and Audit Senior and Audit Semi Senior.

At Public Practice Recruitment Ltd we work with accountancy firms of all sizes UK-wide to assist them in the recruitment of Audit Semi Seniors; Audit Seniors, Audit Managers, Audit Partners and Audit RI’s (Responsible Individual).

If you are considering a career in audit or looking for a new challenge in audit, contact Public Practice Recruitment Ltd for an initial chat

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