Audit Supervisor - Fast Track Role

Recruiter
Reu Milla Walker
Location
London
Salary
48000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for a current audit supervisor or an exceptional audit senior to join this top 80 firm with a core element of Listed clients in the capacity of Audit Supervisor.

There is every opportunity for future promotion and my client tends to recruit candidates capable of making it through to Partner.

The Role:

As an Supervisor, your primary responsibility is to manage the on-site audit delivery, liaising between the Audit management team and the client to ensure the assignments are delivered to a high quality and within agreed timescales.

The Firm:

My client, a prestigious West Kent and boutique accountancy practice that has performed strongly despite some tough recent economic times. Their success in attracting and retaining such clients is down to the quality of their experienced team. My client also has a reputation as a leading adviser to many different clients.

Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

ACA/ICAS/CA/ACCA qualified, with experience in a practice environment;

Experience supervising and coaching junior members on client premises and in the office;

Experience managing projects;

Experience producing reports, completion memos, and presentations for clients;

Working knowledge of UK GAAS, UK GAAP, and Financial Reporting requirements;

Experience of systems/controls testing, as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audits, statutory accounts, and disclosures;

Working knowledge of financial products, firm services, issues regarding advice, and regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering;

Demonstrable knowledge of current economic and market trends.

Responsibilities:

Take responsibility for planning, executing, and finalising all areas of the audit assignment for Manager or Partner review, seeking input for areas of concern and judgement;

Identify risk matters and raise these with a Manager and/or Partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters;

Take some responsibility for own clients and portfolio, reporting directly to a Director or Partner;

Produce work for Manager and/or Partner review, clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified;

Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions on technical matters, and communicate and agree client needs and potential solutions with Managers or Partner;

Build and maintain strong relationships with new and established clients, identifying opportunities and be a point of contact for clients throughout the year;

Manage against budgets, agree and negotiate fees, and agree cash collection;

Conduct rigorous project and financial management on all projects, completing projects within agreed timescales and raising issues in a timely manner;

Supervise, coach, develop, and appraise trainees and executives within teams, on client premises, and in the office;

Actively provide regular feedback to trainees and executives, assisting them with their development plans and preparing engagement appraisals;

Ensures job appraisals are completed for staff within set deadlines;

Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements;

Take a leading and active role in group, stream, and firm-wide activities;

Assist in the development and delivery of training of the Audit team and wider audit group.

We endeavour to reply to every applicant. However, due to the number of applicants we will only be able to respond personally to successful candidates. Hopefully, you will be one of these. If not, please do feel free to send your CV again for any other Accountancy & Finance positions that are of interest to you.

This role is being dealt with by Robin Eades so please do not hesitate to contact him for further information. We are always looking for high calibre Practice candidates so please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss alternative role.