Audit Senior

Recruiter
Global Highland
Location
Inverness
Posted
03 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To be responsible for controlling the day to day Audit work; flag up issues and concerns to the Audit Manager at an early stage; train Audit Assistants as needed; ensure deadlines and budgets are met and the Audit file is presented for review as a substantially complete file, finished to a good standard and signed off.

The Audit Senior/Supervisor will be responsible for (but not limited to):

* Completing the Audit planning documentation.

* Arranging the timing of the Audit work with the Audit Manager responsible for the client.

* Planning, scheduling and delegating work to Audit Assistants, as available, ensuring the most complex work is completed as soon as practical; the Audit Assistants are supported as necessary to complete their work to the standard required; work expected from the client which is incomplete is passed back to the client and is noted for the Audit Manager’s attention; and the Audit work is completed on time and to a high standard.

* Briefing, training and debriefing Audit Assistants, giving formal feedback as required.

* Liaising with client staff while on the client’s premises, building effective relationships with client’s staff.

* Monitoring budgeted versus actual time spent, flagging up scope issues, on-site issues and overruns to the Audit Manager on a timely basis.

* Keeping the client’s staff informed of progress and issues while maintaining confidentiality.

* Auditing the draft tax computation and tax provisions with supporting schedules and liaising with the tax staff to get these reviewed as required.

* Preparing the draft financial statements to a reasonable standard, free from quality control issues

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