Audit Assistant £15,000 Birmingham City Centre

Recruiter
Groomfield Recruitment Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£14,000 per annum
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Audit Assistant - £14,000 - £16,000

Groomfield Recruitment is working on behalf of their hugely successful company who have over 300 branches countrywide, they are seeking an Audit Assistant to join their vibrant team ASAP on a permanent basis.

You will be an integral member of the Audit Department by carrying out audit checks to ensure that company administrative and financial procedures are being followed. You will also be involved in visiting their retail branches across the company in order to undertake set audits and may therefore require the occasional overnight accommodation.

Responsibilities of an Audit Assistant include;

  • Ensuring adherence to company procedures and financial compliance by maintaining and reviewing weekly and periodic branch data

  • Ensuring any variance to procedure is communicated to your line manager and the branches

  • Following up on all variances identified to ensure that the branches have taken the necessary corrective action

  • Undertaking external branch audits as per the departments calendar

  • Proactively make recommendations for system improvements resulting from the identification of potential weakness during audit testing

  • Assisting in the development of audit programmes to monitor the procedural and financial performance of the branches

  • Undertaking other duties as required, commensurate with the post

Skills / Experience of an Audit Assistant;

  • Proficient in the use of IT equipment and IT software

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Previously worked in an office / retail environment

  • Experience of dealing with high volumes of work

  • Able to work under own initiative and as part of a busy team

  • Self starter

Hours of work - Monday to Friday between 8.30am - 5.30pm

Salary - £14,000 - £15,000

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