Financial Services Senior Audit Manager

Finance and Accounting
United Kingdom
£60000 - £100000 per annum
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

POSITION: Internal Audit and Financial Advice Senior Manager

REPORTS TO: IAFA Managing Director


Full spectrum of services, technologies and skills to management, directors and te internal audit community. We provide world-class people and state-of-the-art methodologies and tools. Our network allows us to offer the right resources, at the right time, in the right place. And we offer a creative and flexible approach to quality assurance reviews from a standard compliance report to a full transformation of a client's capabilities. We also provide ongoing assistance for client's internal staff and systems.

The Senior Manager is responsible for the execution of client engagements and maintaining strong relationships with senior client personnel. The Senior Manager must have a solid understanding of their client's business and be able to demonstrate technical competence in their product group and industry. The Senior Manager ensures quality and satisfaction on engagements and must be able to clearly articulate the value drivers of our business. The Senior Manager is responsible for developing opportunities both at existing clients and new clients and are responsible for job economics and for ensuring timely close and billing of projects.


  • Participates in engagement sales opportunities with existing and new clients
  • Managers broad range of routine responsibilities on multiple client engagements related to client project management and business development activities
  • Effectively manages client relationships with senior personnel
  • Contributes to employee development by actively mentoring employees, creating development opportunities, and initiating and conducting training
  • Demonstrates the ability to discuss technical and industry trends in specific projects/ industries
  • Demonstrates the ability to deliver specific product solutions to clients
  • Demonstrates expertise in specific technical areas and/or industries
  • Assists Engagement D/MD in managing engagement risk
  • Participates in recruiting efforts to support business objectives
  • Enhances market presence and exposure in order to develop opportunities with new clients


  • Prior management and direct supervisory experience in a team environment
  • Ability to travel as necessary to meet client needs
  • Must work well in a team-oriented environment as well as independently
  • Must work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Proven Business Development skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Demonstrated mentoring and people development skills
  • Must be able to handle highly confidential information in a strictly professional manner
  • Must be able to maintain professional demeanor in times of high stress
  • Specialised industry skills
  • Solid knowledge of auditing processes and methodologies including flowcharting
  • Solid understanding of current accounting (GAAP) and auditing (GAAS) principles
  • Solid understanding of internal control concepts COSO, COBIT)
  • Solid knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline; minimum 2:1
  • 5+ years in a related field, preferably in professional services and/or industry
  • Professional certification such as ACA/ICAS/CIMA strongly preferred


  • The position requires an average of 20% out-of-UK travel to client work sites

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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