Audit Senior - Top 40 Firm

Recruiter
Taylor Hawkes Ltd
Location
Ipswich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1254522697
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
As an Audit Senior you will be working as part of the Corporate and Commercial Division, of this regional firm, you will lead site audit teams, providing a hands on compliance and /or advisory role that meets or exceeds client expectations and supports your partner/manager team. As the successful candidate you will demonstrate... Adaptability and tenacity when working towards a solution Good organisation skills and the ability to operate at a high level of confidentially A desire to collaborate with others and develop relationships (both external and internal) Ability to multitask and manage a number of different deliverables Strong communication skills both verbally and written A positive attitude that ensures your delivery transcends client expectation Benefits that include: Discounted gym membership Option to buy additional holiday Regular sports and social events Involvement in wellbeing initiatives that include charity events, dress down days and therapies Employee Assistance Programme providing advice, support services and counselling Flexible and agile working options More information on the role - main

responsibilities:
Audit Prepares the audit plan and ensures it appropriately addresses audit objectives Takes an active part in the audit planning and fraud discussion to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy Oversees all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion Ensures planned audit work is appropriately completed to satisfy audit objectives Communicates any issues relating to an audit with manager or partner including matters which arise during the audit which were not identified at the planning stage Prepares or reviews audit documentation and drafts of the financial statements Ensures the efficient use of appropriate software packages (Caseware) Delegates work with other members of the audit team ensuring Juniors understand their responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job training/coaching Controls the audit in relation to timescales, budgets and risk managements procedures Provides feedback through regular communication and timely assignment appraisal Clients Maintains up to date understanding of clients business Maintains good working relationships with client staff Is aware of the wide range of firms services and spots opportunities to potentially sell those services to clients Is actively involved in office marketing events when appropriate and is an 'ambassador' of the firm Education and qualification ACA or ACCA qualified or equivalent Experience Experience of working with an external client base Significant experience of working in a professional accountancy practice Experience of using Microsoft packages, internet, email and computerised audit packages Proven ability to adapt quickly to changing deadlines and priorities Proven ability to manage a portfolio Experience of coaching or mentoring colleagues For more information please contact Bill Brace at Taylor Hawkes.