Audit Associate

  • £32,750 - 39,750 per year
  • Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Permanent

Are you looking to join one of the UK’s top accountancy firms, then please do not look any further.


We’re seeking a talented person to join our clients Audit team in Beaconsfield. In this role you will have a chance to gain experience and training in a wide variety of accounting disciplines, including audit, in order to display increasing skills in the working environment and achieve qualification as either ACCA or ACA.


This role require full time presence in the office.


As an Associate, your responsibilities will include among others:

  • Timely and efficient completion of tasks assigned, in line with firm operating procedures and processes, increasing to whole audit but also occasionally accounts, tax and other projects.
  • Devoting sufficient time to professional studies in order to meet all study goals set by tutors or the Line Manager and to achieve the best possible exam results.
  • Attending technical courses, undertaking technical reading to ensure technical competence, awareness of internal procedures and communications.
  • Agreement of budget with manager as job commences, regular monitoring of progress against budget and feedback to supervisors.
  • Regular communication with managers, Principals and other colleagues to update on progress with assigned work.
  • Facilitating teamwork and spirit within the team



To be successful in this role, you should

  • Studying for an accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA).
  • Demonstrable audit experience gained within a professional services firm.
  • Good communication skills in order to liaise with clients, directors, staff and other professionals.
  • Demonstrable experience of supervising others and delegation of work.
  • Demonstrable ability to organize self and others, such that you can work on several different assignments at one time
  • Ability to monitor costs against budget for clients.


  • Robust IT skills
  • An excellent attention to detail
  • Technically up to date with awareness of relevant regulatory frameworks appropriate to level of experience/qualification
  • Analytical and logical skills, particularly an ability to absorb high level concepts and apply them to different contexts/situations
  • Previous experience in accounts and tax

Semi senior hires should possess between 1- and 2.5-years relevant UK practice based experience


Before applying for this position please make sure that you are able to demonstrate UK end to end audit experience.


If you haven’t this experience then unfortunately we will not be able to progress further.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Pension contribution
  • Generous holiday package
  • Option to purchase additional holiday
  • Shared parental leave

How to apply

  • Hit the apply button now and follow the steps
  • Contact Matt Byrne Fraser on 0203 039 3555
  • Email your CV to


As leading specialist senior experience finance recruiter Matt has excellent knowledge on the industry and has helped 100’s of candidates to find work. He takes pride in helping people, so if this role isn’t quite for you, but keen to find a perfect role, reach out to Matt today!


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About Spencer Clarke Group

Within the Accountancy & Finance division we work across the whole of the UK and cover Practice, Public and Industry alike with Permanent, Interim or contract positions.

If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position does not interest you, please do send your CV via our website and one of our experienced consultants will be sure to contact you.

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Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £500* so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Matt Byrne Fraser on remembering to include your details as well.

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Matt Byrne-Fraser Managing Consultant

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