MHA | Audit Semi Senior
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Audit Semi Senior

Blackpool, Kendal, Lancaster, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston Audit & Assurance Posted: 18 May 2023 ref:
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Job description

Key responsibilities:

Audit Intermediate expectations:

Audit file


  • Complete all testing excluding complex areas
  • Complete tasks set by the audit senior/manager
  • Take responsibility for completing work assigned
  • Ensure any issues arising from work assigned have been flagged
  • Working papers are neat and tidy to follow
  • Ensuring completion of the audit and accounts programmes


  • Clearing review points relevant to work assigned
  • Effective communication with the senior/manager
  • Providing regular updates to the senior/manager
  • Handover to senior/manager at end of audit

Take responsibility for Corporate Services Assistants

  • Check-up with new Corporate Services Assistants to ensure they are comfortable with their tasks set
  • Answering queries
  • Inform senior/manager of additional training needs

Take responsibility for workflow and Float

  • Review upcoming Float bookings and check with senior/manager information has been received
  • Review own Float to ensure adequate time for jobs and discuss any shortfalls with senior/manager
  • Stick to fee budget rather than Float booking and assist colleagues if you have spare capacity
  • Keep in touch with the progress of the job after Float time expires to ensure completed

Technical updates

  • Keep up to date with technical updates on Teams and implement changes on audit files immediately.

Experience, Skills and Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 3 years’ generalist experience in an accounts/audit role, within practice.
  • Willingness to combine the demands of a full-time role whilst studying for professional qualifications.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Provide solutions to problems.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and be proactive.
  • Have an aptitude for figures and an interest in business and commerce.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel.


  • Be educated to a high standard (GCSE/degree level)
  • Be AAT (or part ACA/ACCA) qualified.

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