Audit Senior - Midlands

Recruiter
Morgan McKinley
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£36,000 per annum
Posted
07 Oct 2017
Closes
14 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The office

Birmingham is the largest office of this Big 4 firm outside of London. With more than 500 clients and some 600 partners and staff in the region, the Midlands Assurance practice is a great place to build a career. The office has a wide variety of clients from entrepreneurial start-ups through major public sector organisations to FTSE100 and large global businesses.

In this position, you will have a role on Assurance assignments where you will utilise and further develop your knowledge and skills. You will gain exposure to working on a wide variety of clients and a wide range of work including external audit, internal audit and financial due diligence. In addition you will also be involved with training, managing and appraising staff.

You will be expected to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large corporate entities. Clients are often well known brands, covering most industry areas, and many have broad international reach.

The firm's Assurance services, including external and internal audit, use the latest technology and off shore delivery centres, to reduce the level of manual testing required by our teams in the UK, ensuring our people focus on the most valuable areas of client service.

The firm has a diverse client base and work as a diverse team, welcoming people from a range of backgrounds. The firm is an inclusive organisation who celebrates difference. Outside of the client work, the office has a great community and social programme.The firm prides ourselves on its community affairs activities which over the recent years have included various fundraising days and volunteering support for local charities. All the firm's staff are actively encouraged to participate and are given the time to do so.

About the role

You'll be involved with:

  • Providing audit and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large corporate entities;

  • Supporting the co-ordination for audit clients including planning, day to day control, liaising with clients and completing audit assignments;

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with new and established clients;

  • Working and liaising with other members of the audit team, and colleagues in other parts of the firm as necessary to provide high quality client service;


As a Senior Associate within the Midlands you will:

  • Provide audit and business advice to a variety of clients

  • Provide an on-site co-ordination role for audit clients including planning, day to day control of the audit team, liaising with clients and completing audit assignments

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with new and established clients

  • Work and liaise with other members of the audit team and colleagues in other parts of the firm as necessary to provide high quality clients service

  • Report directly to a partner, director, senior manager or manager

  • Have supervisory responsibility for teams of up to 10 people

  • Coach and train other staff

  • Some assignments may require travel and staying away from home.

Essential skills and experience
  • ACA qualification (Or equivalent)

  • Experience in auditing large organisations

  • US GAAP and/or UK GAAP experience

  • Demonstrated team player

  • Proven track record of establishing client relationships

  • Ability to work to work on your own initiative

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.