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Audit Senior - St Albans/ London/ Hybrid working

Location: St Albans/ London/ Hybrid working

Job Type: Permanent / Full-time

Salary: Competitive

We are currently recruiting two Audit Seniors to join our London and St Albans offices. This is a great opportunity to join our busy and expanding Audit Department and progress your professional career.

The main duties involve the audit of clients’ accounts either at clients’ premises or working remotely from home or from one of our offices in addition to the preparation of clients’ accounts from books and records supplied to us.

Our Audit Department provides services to a wide and varied client base specialising in owner managed businesses. The client sectors are extensive and include manufacturing, distribution, retail, wholesale, property, FCA regulated entities, professional organisations, recruitment, charities and pension schemes with turnovers ranging from below the audit threshold to above £150m.

Working within a busy department, the role requires good communication skills and the ability to multi-task and complete assignments to deadline. Ideal candidates will have relevant previous experience in a similar role, will be qualified to ACA standard or equivalent by experience and will have the ability to work effectively in a team environment both with colleagues and the firm’s Managers and Partners.

As well as offering a competitive salary, we also offer a range of benefits including 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and a flexible working policy allowing for staff to work from home depending on client’s needs.

Our work is paperless using CCH Audit Automation and CCH Central for accounts production and document management.

How to apply for this role

If this Audit Senior role matches your experience and motivations then to be considered, please email including your CV and why you think you may be suited to this role.

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What can we offer you?

Our success depends on our people and the recruitment and retention of high quality staff is crucial to the continued success of our firm.

We are a friendly firm and it is important to us that everyone enjoys coming to work and feels challenged and supported in their role. We are committed to offering you a varied and interesting workload and the support to ensure that you have the skills to perform at your best.

In addition to offering a competitive reward package, we provide the opportunity to continue to develop your skills through on the job training as well as structured learning and development. Where possible, we look to promote from within and want to reward staff through recognition and promotion when opportunities arise.


We keep our benefits package under review to ensure that we remain competitive and as an employee of Rayner Essex you will enjoy:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday (with the ability to buy and sell holiday each year)
  • Pension provision
  • Health cash plan
  • Occupational sick pay scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Season ticket loan for travel
  • An active social committee with frequent and varied events throughout the year
  • Hybrid working from the office, home, and client premises

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