External Auditor - London

Recruiter
Prime Recruitment
Location
London (Central)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

External audit, ACA, ACCA, London

This Global Big 4 Firm are looking for qualified accountants at Assistant Manager / Manager level to join their audit practice on a contract basis in London

The Responsibilities

- 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
- Contributes towards the creation, implementation and delivery of the Audit Business Plan and offer support in relation to issues identified as a result of organisational or client focus change
- Assist the Senior Manager and Director in monitoring the effectiveness of Audit services delivered, providing feedback and reflection on the quality of service accordingly
- Preparation of reports to senior management and audit committees

Individual

- Knowledge and experience of auditing and experience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audit, review of statutory accounts and disclosures
- Sound working knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP
- 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

Qualifications and Skills

- Time and exam Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA or country equivalent
- Current experience of accounting and financial reporting standards including IFRS and UK standards

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