Accounts/Audit Senior - Leeds

Department : SME

Location: Leeds

Terms: Full-time

Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 30 June 2021 (All day)

Job reference: Accounts/Audit Senior

Hentons is a top 100 Accountancy firm with offices in Leeds, London, Sheffield, York and Thirsk. We have a national client base, but our local knowledge means we can offer clients a personalised service tailored to their needs.

The Accounts/Audit Senior will be a member of the SME Department based in our Leeds office and will report to the SME Manager. They will be responsible for delivering a range of statutory audit and accounting assignments. This role involves planning and facilitating the performance of statutory audits, accounts preparation to review stage and provision of other accounting services to a high standard.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience

Job responsibilities:
  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and companies
  • VAT returns
  • Corporation tax returns
  • Perform audit testing on financial statements as part of a team, on an audit assignment
  • Leading small audits when required
  • Management accounts
  • Bookkeeping using computerized accounts software
  • Other ah-hoc assignments

Knowledge Skills, Competencies and Work Experience Requirements:


  • ACA/ACCA qualified, part qualified or qualified by experience
  • Audit experience with ability to lead small audits preferable but not essential
  • Preparation of year-end accounts and corporation tax returns
  • Client facing experience
  • Multi-client portfolio experience
  • Experience with cloud based bookkeeping systems


  • Good numeracy and IT skills
  • Problem solving
  • Strong written and spoken English
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Professional and approachable manner
  • Ambitious, confident and want to progress
  • Team player
  • Good time management

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