Our client, a leading global accounting firm is seeking to hire a strong Technical Audit Senior Manager based in London.
The successful candidate will have responsibilities for forward looking and pre-emptive consideration of upcoming developments and business needs identified in relation to auditor reporting and audit methodology. The successful candidate will have responsibilities for working on specific projects intended to result in new or enhanced guidance, training and other materials for dissemination to the audit stream.
The successful candidate will have proven audit experience as well as an ability to communicate with partners and staff at all levels.
Qualifications and technical knowledge
ACA or similar professional accountancy qualification
Considers themselves an expert with regards to the UK auditing standards
An awareness of the regulatory requirements in Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man or Ireland is useful but not essential.
As this role will involve training and coaching peers and will involve reviews of audit files for quality control and testing purposes, experience as audit manager is essential particularly on more complex audits.
Wide-ranging practical experience regarding application of ISAs and audit methodology is essential; experience in IT auditing techniques would be an added advantage
Good working knowledge of IFRS
Ability and willingness to assertively challenge and influence more senior individuals and peers
Ability to think innovatively and creatively to identify ways to improve audit quality
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a small team and able to use own initiative
Experience of training design, development and delivery
High attention to detail
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong problem solving skills
Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work
Experience of performing audit quality reviews (pre or post audit opinion)