Audit Senior, Chartered Practice

£35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
11 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Contract Type
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.
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • Judgement: be able to take a situation and reach a suitable conclusion based on information available.
  • Planning and organising: needed throughout process to ensure deadlines met.
  • Customer focus: develop relationship and gain confidence of client.
  • Commercial awareness: awareness of the key business drivers and the commercial pressures affecting the client.
  • Teamwork: ability to optimise the team's performance and fulfil the needs of each team member in terms of personal and professional development.
  • 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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