Audit Semi Senior

Full Time

Are you partway through your ACA, or ACCA looking for a fresh opportunity with a firm that will support and mentor you through your development, then this role may be for you?

We are currently looking for an Audit Semi Senior to join our highly successful Audit team in Birmingham. You will be involved in the completion of audit and accounting tasks as delegated by and under the general direction of the Audit Senior or Audit Manager.

As Audit Semi Senior, you will be alongside dedicated and talented individuals, who will support and guide you in a collaborative and professional manner. You will work across mixed-sector clients and be involved in all aspects of the audit preparation.

Dains is the fastest growing accountancy firm in the Accountancy Age Top 50 + 50 rankings and now ranks 33rd largest nationally. A former winner of the mid-tier firm of the year at the British Accountancy Awards.

We believe our employees are our greatest asset, and we look to provide the best working environment. We listen, learn, and evolve as we strive to make Dains a great place to work.


  • Complete responsibility for the audit of a client reporting directly to the Manager, Director or Partners

  • Prepare audit files to the required standard

  • Liaison with the Tax Department on any tax-related matters

  • Preparation of statutory and non-statutory accounts

  • Delegation of assignments and supervision of junior members of staff, followed by a review of the work performed

  • Drafting of journals requiring fairly complex accounting principles

  • The completion of the assignment in accordance with the budget with any variations being promptly recorded

  • To provide ad-hoc support to other members of the audit department as required


  • Working towards the ACA or ACCA qualification        

  • To be professional and approachable with clients and develop good working relationships

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work to deadlines

  • Have a positive and proactive approach

  • Professional and articulate communication skills

  • Understanding the effect of taxes on a set of accounts

  • Understand the technical aspects concerning a set of limited company accounts

  • Be conversant with all current appropriate auditing and accounting practice

About Dains - Top 60 firm, Investors in People, Climate Positive Company and Workforce

Our Commitment to you

Job CategoryAudit
Benefit 1.25 days annual leave (plus normal statutory bank holidays)
Benefit 2.Buy and sell annual leave
Benefit 3.Hybrid and smart working
Benefit 4.Study support and training
Benefit 5.Increased holiday entitlement after 5 years

How to Apply

If you have any problems submitting your application using the form below then please send your application to Nicola Jones (remembering to quote the job you are applying for).

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Application Process

Step 1

Please complete the application submission form at the end of the job spec or send your full CV to Nicola Jones.

Step 2

If your application is shortlisted, you will be contacted, and a telephone screening interview will be scheduled.

Step 3

Following a successful telephone screening interview, you will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview with the hiring manager.

Step 4

You will be notified of the outcome of your interview and provided with feedback.