Audit Senior – Bermuda – October 2017 Start Dates

Levitate Recruitment
United Kingdom
$70,000 USD - Equivalent of £75,000 UK with Tax & NI Deductions
05 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Audit Senior – Bermuda – October 2017 Start Dates

Job ID: KEBER5517

Location: Hamilton, Bermuda

Salary: $70,000 USD - Equivalent of £75,000 UK with Tax & NI Deductions

Levitate Recruitment are currently working with a Big 4 firm of Accountants to recruit audit seniors to join their team in Bermuda. They are a leading provider of professional services and want to recruit new team members to satisfy the demand for their high-quality audit services in 2017/18. They have a reputation for rewarding innovative thinking and will encourage you to use your initiative to progress within the company and make the most out of your career in Bermuda.

Due to imminent start dates and work permit processing times, my client is only able to consider Canadian, US, Australian, South African or UK/Irish passport holders.

This position will offer an excellent NET income (Equivalent to £75,000 gross in the UK) along with the opportunity for individuals to enhance their career by working with some of the world’s largest companies operating in financial services.

Specialising in Financial services and Insurance Audit, you will begin your role as an Audit Senior and work under the guidance of experienced managers and partners.

Professionals that make the move are required to adapt from conventional Audit to Financial Services Audit and to assist you in this transition, comprehensive training programmes are provided.

Why should you consider this move?

    No Income tax with only a small Payroll tax of 6%
    As a newly qualified Accountant your salary will be equal to £75,000 in the UK as you will NET £50,000 after Payroll tax is deducted and there is no requirement for National Insurance contributions
    Excellent opportunities for progression with fast track promotions.
    Contracts are typically 18 months/2 years however longer stays are encouraged.
    Comprehensive training and experience in working with some of the world’s largest financial services organisations.
    The opportunity to build an international network of professional contacts.
    Flights and work permit sponsorship are included on all contracts.
    Option of an interest-free staff loan to help with accommodation and transport.
    Work for a firm that offers a more casual ‘office based’ dress code.
    Settle in with a peer group of other CAs all starting at the same time as you.
    Enjoy an excellent quality of life, a beautiful climate and no more commuting.
    The beaches, a great social life, and lots of sports and travel await you
    Places are limited so don’t leave it too late as you will miss out.
    Client sectors will include; Banks, Mutual Funds,Hedge Funds, Structured Investment Vehicles, Insurance firms

The Role:

    Development of audit plan and testing programs
    Contribute to engagement planning, ensuring that products/deliverables meet contract/work plan
    Contribution to a strong client relationship through interactions with client personnel
    Ensuring quality in delivering of client service
    Follow firm policies and relevant professional standards in performance of procedures
    Execution of multiple concurrent engagements, while delivering exceptional client service according to firm standards
    Report directly to seniors, managers and partners the status of engagements


    A degree in Accounting preferred
    A minimum of two years’ experience in audit with experience in Financial Services preferred – Our client will consider other sector exposure as long as you have large client and IFRS exposure
    In the final year of completing an accounting qualification such as the CPA, CA, ACA or ACCA
    Must be writing final exam for the designation year (2017)
    Strong verbal and written communication skills
    Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, demonstrate sound judgment, and work under tight time deadlines
    Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels

My client is looking for highly motivated and career driven individuals to fulfil this exciting role. They will present you with first class resources to develop your career and work with you to strengthen your skills. This is a fantastic opportunity to progress your career within a Big 4 firm as the knowledge and experience to you will gain from this position will be invaluable to your career progression. For those people that are keen to move into banking or financial services, this is definitely a step in the right direction.

A career move to Bermuda will provide you with an excellent work-life balance ensuring you have time to enjoy the warm climate and relaxed lifestyle. They are proud of their beautiful white sandy beaches, lush rainforests and diverse marine life. There is something for everyone here; be it snorkelling, sunbathing, sipping cocktails in stunning locations or sampling the unique and mouth-watering cuisine.