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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

What makes a good audit junior?

Date: 11 October 2022 09:30 - 12:30

Type: Audit Assurance and Financial Reporting, Career and Personal Development, Course, Practice development

Organiser: NorSCA

Northern Society of Chartered Accountants www.norsca.co.uk

This seminar is aimed at those with up to two years’ experience with little or no understanding of audit.

An audit junior is required to understand the fundamental principles of an audit and the relevant audit assertions. This seminar, targeted at those with up to two years’ practical experience, will provide participants with a range of practical tools to develop their skills and competence in the field.

Event Information

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding the audit assertions and directional testing
  • Documenting systems notes and performing walk through tests
  • How to question, and listen, effectively when talking to client staff
  • Using analytical skills and common sense when carrying out audit work
  • Documenting work and producing good quality working papers
  • When and how to seeking assistance from seniors, managers and partners

Who should attend the seminar?

  • Staff in accounting firms with little or no experience in auditing but who want to learn more
Cost – in person course
Price £60.00 + VAT

James Charlton
James is an experienced trainer specialising in financial reporting, both UK GAAP and IFRS, audit and the charity sector. James also has experience in the banking and insurance sectors.

James spent a number of years in professional examination training before entering the world of CPD training. He brings energy and interactivity to every course that he delivers.

James has also worked in the audit technical team at a national mid-tier firm, providing financial reporting and audit technical advice to the audit and accountancy departments, writing and reviewing technical materials for the practice, and performing engagement quality control reviews on audit files.

Northern Society CPD programme 2022

Northern Society runs a full programme of CPD courses that are open to all. Details of our 2022 programme are set out below.

Date Session Speaker
24 March 2022 What makes a good audit senior? James Charlton
30 March 2022 A very practical Tax update – what you need to know Rebecca Benneyworth
30 March 2022 Employment Taxes – an absolutely essential update Rebecca Benneyworth
28 April 2022 Spring Tax update Bob Trunchion
12 May 2022 Common disclosure errors in financial statements John Selwood
23 June 2022 The A to Z of small and micro entity accounts Peter Herbert
22 September 2022 Making Tax Digital – less than 130 days to go Rebecca Benneyworth
22 September 2022 25% Corporation Tax – are there any small business Tax planning issues left? Rebecca Benneyworth
11 October 2022 What makes a good audit junior? James Charlton
19 October 2022 Are you ready for changes in auditing in 2023? John Selwood
17 November 2022 Property Accounting – all the important considerations for accountants Peter Herbert
1 December 2022 Autumn Tax update Bob Trunchion


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