Audit Senior

Support Services Group
15 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My Client a top international accounting firm are looking for an Audit Senior to join the team in their prestigious offices based in Bristol, UK.

As an auditor in UK&I Assurance, your main aim will be to provide an independent view on their clients’ compliance with accounting principles. By doing so, you play an important role in helping businesses reflect their financial picture accurately, which in turn protects financial markets.

The nature and extent of my clients, client-base and locations throughout the UK & Ireland means you will work on a portfolio that will reflect your existing experience and your future potential. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team focused on providing services to help your clients respond to regulatory reforms, manage their capital life-cycle and improve their business operations. The opportunity to develop as an individual in audit means the experience you gain is unrivalled from day one.


  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively manage the Audit process with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting technical matters.
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead and manage fieldwork on client’s sites including liaising with other departments to ensure the smooth delivery of the Audit process.
  • Demonstrate Business Development skills and identify additional sales opportunities
  • Demonstrate an application and solution-based approach to problem solving, referred to for research on delivery of solutions in that field on client assignments
  • Demonstrate expertise in primary accounting frameworks (UK GAAP or IFRS) and in related financial reporting matters
  • Demonstrate expertise in using GAM to perform an assurance engagement in compliance with auditing standards
  • Identify areas requiring improvement in the clients business processes and possible recommendations and prepare and deliver Management Letter to be provided to the client

Your people responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to influence, change and shape the direction of a particular activity, either internally and/or externally
  • Coach other less experienced staff through sharing experience and knowledge appropriately.
  • Contribute to effective team work in internal engagement situations.
  • Provide on-the-job training for developing auditing skills and familiarity with the firm’s audit methodology

Experience / Qualifications required:

  • Acting in the role of a senior either based on experience or qualification
  • Degree qualified, ideally in a business discipline taught in English
  • Proven experience in the external auditing of complex multi-entity clients in commerce & industry under IFRS
  • Experience in / knowledge of UK or US GAAP and/or SOX404 reporting

Interested in this role? Apply below with an updated copy of your CV or contact Daniel at Waughson Recruitment