Audit Semi-Senior

Recruiter
Warner Scott Recruitment Ltd
Location
London
Salary
23000.0000
Posted
11 May 2017
Closes
09 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Audit Semi-Senior - £23-£30,000

Our client, a top 10 nationwide accountancy firm are looking to hire an Audit Semi-Senior to join their public sector division.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading firms where progression is not limited.

Please note as a Semi-Senior the role involves considerable travel on assignments to any part of the world. These are mostly in Europe, but can be in locations in Asia, Africa or the Americas.

Specific responsibilities

Client assignments

· Prepare to be out of office at client sites for 50% plus of the time conducting audits or special assignments
· Demonstrate a good knowledge of public sector audit issues and techniques
· Develop a good understanding of public sector client structures and the legal and contractual frameworks in which the assignments are performed
· Develop a good understanding of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs)
· Understand what constitutes an assignment finding and how it should be classified and written up in the assignment report
· Be responsible for filling in the relevant parts of the audit programme and audit file
· Be aware of assignment deadlines and work with the team to ensure deadlines are met
· Achieve utilisation of at least 70% on an annual basis

Internal development of the Public Sector Group

· Provide on the job training and guidance to more junior team members throughout the assignment process
· Do job appraisals for more junior team members
· Develop an awareness of the firm's billing procedures, including charge out rates, budgeting and calculation of recovery rates

Attributes

·Qualifications: (studying for ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent)
·At least two years audit experience in practice, preferably including public sector experience
·Ideally worked for a top 20 firm
·Sound technical and analytical skills
·Good communication and presentation skills
·Good report writing skills
·Staff planning and supervision experience
·Adaptable and flexible in attitude
·Public sector knowledge and interest
·Second language, especially French, Spanish or German
·Passionate about international travel
·Willing to work in international locations for 50% plus of the time