Audit Senior / Manager

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Audit Senior / Manager Job for leading accountancy firm based in central Essex.


My client is a reputable and well established firm of Chartered Accountants who are searching for an ACA or ACCA qualified Audit Senior / Manager to take lead and ownership of client audits. Reporting directly in to the Partners the main responsibilities will be:

  • Prepare audit plans and ensures it appropriately addresses audit objectives
  • Takes an active part in the audit planning and fraud discussion to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy
  • Oversees all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion
  • Ensures planned audit work is appropriately completed to satisfy audit objectives
  • Communicates any issues relating to an audit with the partner including matters which arise during the audit which were not identified at the planning stage
  • Prepares or reviews audit documentation and drafts of the financial statements
  • Ensures the efficient use of appropriate software packages
  • Delegates work with other members of the audit team ensuring Juniors understand their responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job training/coaching
  • Produces commercial management reports, specifically drafting sections of the report to management
  • Addresses, discusses and advances conclusion in respect of technical and audit issues identified during the course of the audit
  • Controls the audit in relation to timescales, budgets and risk managements procedures
  • Provides feedback through regular communication and timely assignment appraisal
  • Clients
  • Maintains up to date understanding of clients business
  • Maintains good working relationships with client staff
  • Is aware of the wide range of services the firm offers and spots opportunities to potentially sell those services to clients


Top be considered for this position candidates must have experience of:

  • Experience of working with an external client base
  • Significant experience of working in a professional accountancy practice
  • Experience of using Microsoft packages, internet, email and computerised audit packages
  • Proven ability to adapt quickly to changing deadlines and priorities
  • Proven ability to manage a portfolio
  • Experience of coaching or mentoring colleagues
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Ability to network and develop contacts
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Be proactive in identifying practical solutions to internal and client issues
  • Be able to operate at a high level of confidentiality


Please apply on line or contact Ashley Breed at Hays for more details

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