Audit Senior Birmingham

£35,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Audit Senior - Birmingham

Are you a qualified Auditor looking for a new challenge? Do you have a desire to work in the 'Not for Profit' market? Working with some of the UK's most well known charities, educational trusts and academies.... if so, keep reading!

The Audit Senior works as part of an audit team or takes responsibility for running the audit, working directly with the client under manager supervision. The Audit Senior manages the audit team and supervises the audit process to ensure our audits are of high quality.

This role will be recruited into the Not for Profit (NfP) audit team, working on clients in the social housing and education (higher and further education) sectors.

Responsibilities of an Audit Senior

  • Assists in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for manager or partner review, seeking input for areas of concern and judgement.

  • Predominant amount of time will be spent off-site at clients' premises.

  • Identifies risk matters and raises with a manager and/or partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters.

  • Produce work for the Manager and/or Partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified.

  • Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions on technical matters and communicate and agree client needs and potential solutions with managers.

  • Active engagement with senior client staff in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit

  • Take primary responsibility for monitoring progress against budget, and when the actual differs from the budget then gain a full understanding for the Manager.

  • Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office.

  • Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements

  • Participate in group, stream and firm wide activities

Requirements of Audit Senior

  • Newly Qualified ACA/ICAS qualified or equivalent.
  • Educated up to degree level or CTS.
  • Experience of working with housing and/or education clients
  • Experience supervising and coaching junior members of staff
  • Working knowledge of UK and International GAAS, IFRS, UK GAAP and sector specific SORPs
  • Working knowledge of firm services, issues regarding advice, and regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of current economic and market trends.

If this sounds like a role for you, then do not delay and apply now! On this occasion I can only accept applicant who currently live and work in the UK.