Audit Senior Jobs

In Audit Senior Jobs, part of the professional team that completes the audit. As such the audit senior - who will be qualified or studying with a body such as ACCA - is a senior professional.

Within the structure of the Audit and Assurance Department, audit seniors will report to and work towards Audit Manager Jobs making audit recommendations and overseeing junior members of the audit team.

As well as looking after a company’s accounts, these accountants advise on the financial implications of business decisions, and prepare reports, budgets, commentaries and financial statements. Verification and compliance with audit standards and regulations makes up the basis of the senior audit senior’s duties.

In practice, auditors oversee a portfolio of audit clients and similar roles are also available in the public and not-for-profit sectors.

Changing skills required for Audit Senior Jobs

In audit, the shift from compliance to advisory requires softer skills and client advisory skills are in high demand to ensure effective contact with clients who may not possess the same natural understanding of the numbers, and present information in an easy-to-digest manner.

Training the next generation of Audit Seniors

Working for an accountancy practice which performs audit work of various types, the audit senior will progress from more junior audit roles. Qualified professionals may progress all the way to audit partner.

A key part of your continued professional development will be maintaining strong technical knowledge and an awareness of current issues.

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) offers practical steps to follow. It can be a long road, but at the end of the study path, you can start looking at earning potential of an average of £32,000 in Scotland. 

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