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Audit Senior.

We are recruiting for an Audit Senior in our Leicester office.

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Job Type

full-time

Location

Leicester

We're on the lookout for a driven, client-focused audit professional to join our expanding team. If you're ambitious and eager to take your career to new heights, then this is the opportunity for you.

Why Dains

Ranked 31st in the National Accountancy Age ranking by firm size, Dains is the fastest-growing firm within the top 100 accountancy firms in the UK. With over 650 talented individuals across the UK and Ireland, we're a force to be reckoned with. Our core services are Accountancy & Business Services, Audit, Corporate Finance, Forensic Accounting, and Taxation alongside outsourced FD and HR support. Integrated into our DNA are the values of Fairness, Working & Succeeding Together, Integrity and Valued Relationships. This shapes everything we do, creating a vibrant and supportive work culture.

What We Offer

At Dains, our employees are our greatest asset. We're committed to providing the best working environment, where you'll have the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. From development and training to flexible benefits and hybrid working options, we prioritise your well-being and professional development.

Our people are what make us great

  • Our People

    At Dains, our employees are our greatest asset. We are also an Investor in People Gold Award winner.

  • The Environment

    We're committed to providing the best working environment, where you will have the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.

  • Your Wellbeing

    From development and training to flexible benefits and hybrid working options, we prioritise your well-being and professional development.

  • Your Future

    We are heavily investing in learning and development with the intention of being the market leader for growing and nurturing professionals.

Your Role as Audit Senior

You will be at the forefront of delivering exceptional service to our clients. You'll have the opportunity to work across various client groups and sectors throughout the East Midlands, gaining exposure to diverse service needs and honing your skills. From supervising the audit team to providing leadership and guidance to junior members, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the success of your projects.

Responsibilities

  • You will take ownership for the audit of a client reporting directly to the Manager, Director or Partners

  • Confidently supervise an audit team, providing leadership, guidance and support to junior team members as required

  • You will prepare audit files to the required standard

  • Preparation of statutory and non-statutory accounts

  • You will delegate assignments and supervise junior members of staff, followed by reviewing the work performed

  • Drafting of journals requiring you to understand fairly complex accounting principles

  • The completion of the assignment in accordance with the budget with any variations being promptly recorded

  • You will perform detailed technical work and be instrumental in the delivery of service to clients, in a supportive manner

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Attributes

  • ACA, ACCA qualified

  • To have a professional and approachable with clients and develop good working relationships

  • Ability to work to deadlines and proactively time manage

  • Confidence in leading junior members

  • Willingness to embrace new challenges and bring fresh ideas to the table

  • Demonstrate commitment to delivering outstanding client service and driving exceptional outcomes

Our commitment to you

Benefits
Development and training opportunities to support your growth
Flexible benefits tailored to your needs, such as retail discounts and money-saving schemes
Hybrid and smart working options allowing for a better work-life balance
Buy and sell annual leave
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Dains are a climate positive company

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Where this role is based

Leicester

Unit 2, Charnwood Edge Business Park, Syston Road Cossington Leicestershire LE7 4UZ

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Do you have what it takes?

If you have any problems submitting your application using the form below then please send your application to Nicola Jones (remembering to quote the job and location you are applying for).

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The Application Process

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    1. Applications

    Please complete the application submission form at the end of the job spec or send your full CV to applications@dains.com.

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    2. Assessment

    If your application is shortlisted, you will be contacted, and a telephone screening interview will be scheduled.

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    3. Interview

    Following a successful telephone screening interview, you will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview with the hiring manager.

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    4. Evaluation

    You will be notified of the outcome of your interview and provided with feedback.