Audit Executive
Grant Thornton UK LLP
Leicester , GB
11h ago

Job Description Summary :

To work as part of the team, leading on site audit teams, effectively providing a hands on compliance and or advisory role that meets or exceeds client expectations and supports the partner or manager team.

Job Description : Markets


  • Is aware of the wide range of Grant Thornton services and spots opportunities to educate clients of those services
  • Is actively involved in office marketing events when appropriate and is an 'ambassador' of the firm
  • Clients

  • Takes responsibility for wider client management and liaison on smaller less complex assignments
  • Takes an active part in the audit planning discussions to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy
  • Communicates any issues relating to an audit with manager or partner including matters which arise during the audit which were not identified at the planning stage
  • Ensures the efficient use of appropriate software packages
  • Oversees all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion
  • Prepares or reviews work papers and drafts of the financial statements
  • Produces client deliverables, specifically drafting sections of the report to management
  • Addresses, discusses and advances conclusion in respect of technical and audit issues identified during the course of the audit
  • Maintains up to date understanding of clients' business
  • Maintains good working relationships with client employees
  • Adheres to the firms risk management policies and procedures, including being familiar with and consulting the audit manual
  • People

  • Delegates work to other members of the audit team, ensuring associates understand their responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job training or coaching
  • Attends training courses as identified in order to develop both technical and personal skills and keeps records for compliance purposes
  • Maintains an understanding of audit methodology
  • Contributes to departmental and office meetings
  • Operations and results

  • Controls the audit in relation to timescales and risk management procedures
  • Consistently achieves deadlines and understands the commercial implications of actions relating to productivity, recoverability, fee income and client service
  • Accurately records time spent and documents reasons for overruns
  • Communicates workload with manager or partner
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