Audit Manager

Broster Buchanan Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client base is from a wide range of business sectors, ranging in size from owner-managed businesses to larger organisations. As an audit manager you will get to work with a wide range of clients within a cross functional office.

The Responsibilities:

Manage and deliver external audit engagements from planning through to completion. You will have your own portfolio of clients with responsibility for agreeing audit timetables through to completion.

To manage engagements, overseeing in-charge and audit assistants work ensuring compliance with client, statutory requirements, appreciating relevant internal and external market factors, ensuring the effective and timely delivery of engagements

Oversee and direct the budgeting, planning, co-ordination and control of engagements in accordance with client, statutory and business requirements to ensure effective service delivery and maximised recoverability

Direct, coach and mentor team members to assist them in the effective delivery of engagements and the direction of their subordinates ensuring cost effective, timely completion and effective service delivery to the required standard on each engagement

Nurture and seek worthwhile relationships with clients, business departments and staff, for the sharing of information and to identify and progress current and future Audit requirements

The Individual:

Currently working at Manager level or able to demonstrate leadership skills and ability to act as a role model.

Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment.

Knowledge and experience of external auditing and experience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audit, review of statutory accounts and disclosures.

Well-developed supervisory skills e.g. coaching and motivation.

Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, organisation and evaluative skills.

Strong communication and inter-personal skills, both verbal and written.

IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word.

Proven research skills e.g. information seeking and knowledge sharing, understanding and interpreting information/applying knowledge.

Able to demonstrate strong business development acumen.

Qualifications and Skills:

Professionally qualified with a recognised accountancy body, ACA or ACCA
Significant experience in an external audit capacity
Demonstrate experience of current accounting and financial reporting standards