Audit Senior

Red The Consultancy Europe Ltd
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION Audit Senior, in Aberdeen, required to support the day to day audit work, flagging up any issues and concerns. ABOUT OUR CLIENT Independent Chartered Accountancy firm with offices across Scotland offering expertise in Tax, Audit and Personal Finance to customers across 150 Countries. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT - CA qualified or equivalent - Practical experience of using software systems in the preparation of Audit files, financial statements and audit working papers. - Good organisational skills and pro-active in their approach to their work. JOB DESCRIPTION The Audit Senior will be responsible for working closely with the Audit Manager and Assistants to ensure the Audit work is handled efficiently and effectively from start to finish and is done in accordance with the Firm's Audit Policy and other relevant policies and processes. Responsible for (but not limited to): - Completing the Audit planning documentation - Arranging the timing of the Audit work with the Audit Manager responsible for the client - Planning, scheduling and delegating work to Audit Assistants, as available, ensuring the most complex work is completed as soon as practical; the Audit Assistants are supported as necessary to complete their work to the standard required; work expected from the client which is incomplete is passed back to the client and is noted for the manager's attention; and the Audit work is completed on time and to a high standard - Briefing, training and debriefing Audit Assistants, giving formal feedback as required - Liaising with client staff while on the client's premises, building effective stakeholder relationships - Monitoring budgeted versus actual time spent, flagging up scope issues, on-site issues and overruns to the Audit Manager on a timely basis - Keeping the client's staff informed of progress and issues while maintaining confidentiality - Auditing the draft tax computation and tax provisions with supporting schedules and liaising with the tax staff to get these reviewed as required - Preparing the draft financial statements to a reasonable standard, free from quality control issues REMUNERATION PACKAGE Competitive Salary and Benefits Package.
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