Audit & Accounting Enquiries Manager
Working for this accounting regulator, you will co-ordinate the initial stages of cases or enquiries into accounting and audit related matters of concern. Your findings will be used to make determinations under the applicable disciplinary procedure.
This London based independent regulator monitors and takes action to promote the quality of corporate reporting and operate independent enforcement arrangements for accountants.
Working in a small team in London, you will co-ordinate the initial stages of cases or enquiries into accounting and audit related matters of concern affecting public interest entities and other matters of public interest.
The role involves the day-to-day management of cases to make determinations under the applicable disciplinary procedure(s), including:
Identifying potential cases by monitoring various sources (e.g. the press, referrals from other regulators and/ or internal sources) as well as responding to complaints received, including an assessment of whether a case should be opened
Requesting information from relevant sources (e.g. audit firms, companies, professional bodies, other regulators)
Analysing information received and making recommendations for decisions about the appropriate outcome for a case as well as drafting papers for consideration by the relevant committee where necessary
Managing cases and other work to meet required deadlines
Following applicable processes and procedures, ensuring that all management information systems are kept up to date as well as improving these where necessary
Building and maintaining relationships as well as sharing information (where applicable) with the relevant internal as well as external (e.g. regulatory / law enforcement bodies) teams
This role will appeal to a Big 4/top 10 Audit Manager who is looking for an interesting and varied role in audit and accounting regulation, offering a very good work / life balance.
An appropriate accounting qualification (e.g. ACA), practical experience of statutory audits and a reasonable knowledge and understanding of the audit and accounting regulatory environment are required. Investigation experience is desirable but not essential.
A competitive remuneration package up to £70,000, generous benefits including 10% pension contribution, discretionary annual bonus and 30 days annual leave plus ability to buy extra leave.
Only 7 hours a day (between the hours of 9am-6pm).