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Assistant Manager - Audit - Regulatory (ACCA)

McGregor Boyall
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29 Sep 2021

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Assistant Manager - Audit - Regulatory

Role and Responsibilities:

As an Assistant Manager, you will be involved in all aspects of delivering audit engagements, from planning through to completion on a broad spectrum of B2B, B2C and G&I engagements. The role will include executive level engagement interaction and exposure to multiple engagement on an annual basis, as well as daily tasks such as:

* Planning and execution of audit fieldwork and statutory reporting across a portfolio of engagement

* Project management of all aspects of audit including agreeing audit timelines, team briefings and supervision, and delivery of audit work

* Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of projects, focusing on optimising profitability

* Identifying, researching and helping to resolve complex audit issues

* Building relationships with the engagement staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm

* Reporting to audit managers and partners on all salient points arising from audits

* Supervising and coaching junior members of staff to help them realise their full potential

* Keeping up to date with product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business

* Working on audit tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team on these tenders. Tasks may include: reviewing global engagement records in sentinel, analysing and categorising the records, contacting partners globally for engagement information, preparing data and drafting independence reports, liaising with UK Ethics and Independence team

* You may also have the opportunity to work on specific audit related projects across the audit function Experience and Background

* Self-driven and resilient and able to thrive in a pressurised environment

* The ambition to undertake new challenges and step up into supervisory roles, taking leadership where necessary

* The desire to work in a diverse environment and gain exposure to an international working environment

* Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, prioritisation, organisation and evaluative skills

* Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to engagement (internal and external) Qualifications and Skills

* Fully qualified ACA/ACCA or international equivalent.

* Recent and extensive external audit experience within a 'Big 4' or mid-tier firm is required

* Extensive external audit experience in a range of B2B, B2C or G&I sectors, such as Telecommunications, Media, Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas and Manufacturing

* Well-developed leadership and supervisory skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally at different seniority levels

* Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal

* Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word

* Demonstrating practical knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP
McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.
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