Audit Supervisor

PB Recruitment Consultants Ltd
London, UK
Closing date
14 Oct 2020
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Our clients are seeking a talented Audit Supervisor to join their Financial Services team based in London and working closely with one of the oversea's team, on a permanent full-time basis.

You will lead a substantial number of financial services audits, with a focus on investment funds across a range of investment strategies, helping to achieve a high standard of client service in an effective manner. You will work collaboratively with the wider team in order to meet the needs of their clients.

Main Responsibilities

Complete audits in accordance with prescribed audit procedures, with assistance from more senior members of staff and partners where required
Produce detailed audit planning, including details of potential difficulties and ensure correct tests are applied to produce sufficient audit evidence
Allocate sections to junior staff and brief on what is expected of them
Monitor the progress of jobs, ensuring that deadlines and budgets are well managed
Review or complete audit cycles the file before passing files on to the senior member of the team for review
Responsible for final analytical reviews
Draft letters to audit clients
Produce and review sets of financial statements
Produce a short summary on key client issues and the contents of the accounts before passing to the senior member of the team
Provide technical advice and guidance to more junior staff - give detailed help and training as required, to enhance future effectiveness
Monitor the performance of staff working on jobs, including giving feedback after files have been reviewed and completing audit review form at the end of each job
To supervise staff - brief staff and allocate tasks and timescales
Ensure effective on the job training for all staff occurs
Complete staff assessment forms
Act as key point of liaison with client for information or queries
Resolve most technical queries from junior staff
Draft common types of audit report and client letters
ACA or ACCA, fully qualified with practice experience
3+ years of audit experience
Excellent audit analysis skills
Competent planning and completion skills
Computer literate - good Excel and Word experience.
CaseWare (accounts and audit) experience would be useful.
Previous experience of supervising/mentoring junior members of staff
Good up-to-date technical knowledge including recent developments in accounting standards
Familiarity with IFRS, ISA, US GAAP & GAAS would be an asset but not required
Strong communication skills - both oral and written, with an ability to deal with variety of people in different environments
Organised - ability to deal with a variety of tasks
Client focused and commercially aware
Team building skills
Problem solving skills
Ability to work well under pressure
Positive and committed to my client in dealings with staff and clients
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