Audit Executive

  • Full time, permanent
  • Scarborough, York
  • Competitive

Job Description

Working on an extensive and broad portfolio of audit clients, within the owner managed and corporate space, the Audit Executive will work alongside our Audit team on key and mid-tier accounts. The position will be in a client facing role, establishing strong relationships with a significant number of business owners across the Yorkshire region.

Within this role you will develop valuable skills, enjoy a challenging hands-on experience and learn from exceptional people.


  • Supporting the delivery of assignments through undertaking audit fieldwork both at client premises and in the office
  • Successfully communicating with the client throughout the audit, including systems understanding and for general queries relating to the testing being undertaken
  • Attendance at stock takes
  • Highlighting areas of risk or significance for the Senior to review
  • Responding to review points and clearing them as and when required
  • Working in teams of various sizes and collaborating with all team members
  • Extracting information from the client’s accounting system and obtaining supporting documents as required
  • Preparation of accounts on Iris (including those under FRS102 and 1A)
  • Completing audit programmes
  • Building relationships with the client (and their team) and acting as an ambassador for the business. You will be expected to professionally represent the firm and its interests in dealings with clients and other professionals

Person requirements

  • Working towards the AAT, ACCA or ACA qualification
  • Must demonstrate gravitas and impact to earn trust and respect amongst management, the wider team and with clients
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to think analytically and a high level of attention to detail
  • Drive and resilience to deliver high levels of customer service
  • Commitment to building the reputation of Fortus through the quality of work provided, knowledge demonstrated and client experience
  • The role includes regular travel to client sites so a full UK driving license and access to a vehicle is essential


  • Study support
  • 22 days holiday, plus bank holidays + birthday day off
  • Health cash plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Group Income Protection
  • Group Life Assurance x3
  • Pension Auto Enrolment (Salary Sacrifice)
  • Benefits Discounts Portal
  • Quarterly functions and events
  • Parking on site
  • Friendly and inclusive working environment
  • Regular training and development

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