As part of our large growth plans we are looking recruit an Audit Senior to join our external audit team in Bristol. You will be responsible for delivering professional services of the highest standard, through the supervision and organisation of staff and the performance of audit services to all clients across a range of industry sectors.
You will have full responsibility for all aspects of planning including resourcing, coordinating manager and partner, budgets, client meetings and visits.
Performing an assessment of systems and controls and identifying risks as a result of this review.
You will perform preliminary analytical review and highlight risk areas for further audit investigation. Consider expected trends and ensure analytical review addresses this.
Communicate expected trends and relevant ratios that should be included in this review to the audit team.
In light of the above, you will produce a work programme for the assignment tailored to the risks associated with the client.
Drafting the budget and assigning audit areas to team members (where applicable) so as to manage the audit risks and develop the team members.
Producing the Audit Strategy Memorandum (ASM) to detail the above strategy to the client. Be involved in the delivery of the ASM to the client.
Preparing or supervising the preparation of draft statutory financial statements based on the information provided by the client.
Reviewing work and providing informal feedback throughout the fieldwork stage. Ensuring issues are highlighted and resolved before manager review.
Acting as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed of any issues arising and the progress of the audit.
Reviewing actual to budgeted time and informing manager of any issues immediately.
Ensuring completion of Financial Statements, including completion of disclosure checklist and closedown of audit files.
Ensuring standards and procedures are maintained by the whole team; completing / presenting audit file with cleared review points.
Drafting the audit opinion summary for Partner review and drafting management letters and any other reporting documents, including group reporting and audit committee papers where required.
ACA or ACCA qualified or part qualified.
Demonstrates and applies advanced technical, commercial and industry knowledge to the role, identifying issues and solutions.
Actively seeks to enhance expertise and knowledge.
Pro-actively identifies client need and keeps them informed of project status as appropriate.
Begins to develop a network of client contacts.
Takes ownership of projects, effectively delegates to others within the team and takes responsibility for quality control.