Audit Senior, Chartered Practice

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Southampton
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Audit Senior - 6 month FTC, Top 10 Chartered Practice, Southampton, £40,000

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Chartered Practice, Top 10 Audit Senior - 6 month FTC

Assurance & Business Services

Fixed Term Temporary with a view to going permanent


Purpose of role:To plan, perform and complete the audit process for each assignment.
Client Contact

  • Regular discussions with the client to confirm progress, identify solutions to any hurdles and ensure reasonable expectations are met.
  • Establish relationship with key contacts at the client.
  • Identify and highlight any opportunities apparent from work undertaken.

Staff management
  • Assist and perform training of junior staff.
  • Plan, assign, monitor and review work of junior staff.
  • Complete assessment forms of audit team.
  • Monitor adherence to budget.

Technical
  • Assist with the planning of audits and accounting assignments.
  • Perform work in accordance with audit and assignment procedures.
  • Ensure all areas of the work are completed with any exceptions to this being agreed with the manager.
  • Prepare draft accounts/report and completion memo (including identification of control weaknesses or areas of improvement) for review by manager.
  • Understand and appreciate key commercial aspects of the clients business.

Organisational
  • Provide regular progress reports to the manager.
  • Identify and discuss with manager issues/problems and agree and complete appropriate actions.
  • Ensure deadlines met.
  • Be able to work on several different assignments at one time.

Staff development
  • Attendance on courses.
  • Technical reading.
  • Attend client meetings

Key Competencies:
  1. Judgement: be able to take a situation and reach a suitable conclusion based on information available.
  2. Planning and organising: needed throughout process to ensure deadlines met.
  3. Customer focus: develop relationship and gain confidence of client.
  4. Commercial awareness: awareness of the key business drivers and the commercial pressures affecting the client.
  5. Teamwork: ability to optimise the team's performance and fulfil the needs of each team member in terms of personal and professional development.
  6. Technical expertise: technical competency.

Candidate Profile Education/Qualifications:
  • ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent

Key Experience/Skills:
  • Demonstrable audit and accounts experience gained within a professional services firm.
  • Strong communication skills, both internally and directly with clients.
  • Demonstrable experience of supervising others and delegation of work.
  • Demonstrable ability to organise self and others, such that you can work on several different assignments at one time.


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