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  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Plymouth

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  • You need auditing experience and be detail-oriented. Work with a leading accounting firm at PKF-Francis Clark. Join us as an Audit Senior now!
  • You will be responsible for leading audits, reviewing workpapers, identifying areas of risk, proposing solutions, and compiling audit reports for clients.


  • Your clear communication and strong rapport building skills will be crucial for team-working and delivering excellent client service.
  • ACA/ ACCA qualified (or equivalent) or part-qualified with relevant experience
  • Experience in using automated audit software and computer-based accounts and tax compilation programmes
  • Organised and able to plan your own time efficiently


  • You'll work with a diverse client portfolio of commercial businesses up to £300m turnover from owner-managed businesses to listed entities and other corporate clients.
  • Plan and complete statutory audits of corporate clients, both on-site and in the office
  • Lead the audit team on-site and ensure all audit procedures are followed
  • Supervise and support the work of junior team members
  • Real contact time with developing relationships and liaising with people on the client side, including non-accounts employees
  • Produce work for Manager and/or Partner review
  • Highlight technical or client-specific issues and provide possible solutions where required


What are the qualifications needed for the Audit Senior position at PKF Francis Clark?

To be considered for the Audit Senior position at PKF Francis Clark, you should be ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent) or part-qualified with relevant experience in using automated audit software and computer-based accounts and tax compilation programmes.

What kind of clients will the Audit Senior work with at PKF Francis Clark?

As an Audit Senior at PKF Francis Clark, you will work with a diverse client portfolio of commercial businesses up to £300m turnover. This includes owner-managed businesses, listed entities, and other corporate clients.

How does PKF Francis Clark support the career development of Audit Seniors?

PKF Francis Clark offers ongoing support and opportunities for Audit Seniors to progress to higher levels within the firm, including manager, director, and even partner level. The firm provides a comprehensive training programme, internal leadership programmes, and a supportive culture to help individuals achieve their career ambitions.

What are some of the benefits offered to Audit Seniors at PKF Francis Clark?

Audit Seniors at PKF Francis Clark can enjoy benefits such as pension, group life assurance, group income protection, health cash plan, extra holiday days, counselling support, virtual GP services, cycle to work scheme, shopping and gym discounts, gifts for career and family milestones, one volunteering day per year, and emergency funding from the Francis Clark Charitable Foundation.

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Mission & Purpose

PKF Francis Clark is a firm of chartered accountants and business advisers based in the South West. Established in 1919, the firm has grown to over 900 staff and 57 partners across nine offices (Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Southampton, Taunton, Torquay and Truro). We are passionate about the client being central to everything that we do and are constantly trying to exceed their expectations. Our vision is shared ambition – we take time to understand a client’s business and will work with them to achieve their goals, making sure that we provide the right specialist advice for their individual needs. We are renowned for our range of expertise across multiple specialisms and sectors. Our clients have one point of contact but enjoy the peace of mind that should they need advice on a specific specialist area, we have the expertise in-house to be able to help quickly and efficiently. We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be. In September 2022, PKF Francis Clark was certified as a Great Place to Work. In February 2023 we were ranked as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (40th out of 79 among large organisations). We work hard to ensure that ours is a culture where our people can be themselves, develop and be part of a forward-thinking team that makes brilliant things happen. We are a member of PKF UKI, which is ranked 11th in Accountancy Age's 2022 ranking of the UK's largest accountancy firms. Membership of the PKF Global network, covering 150 countries, allows us to better support our clients both here in the UK and around the world, especially those with international and cross border interests.