Audit Senior

Financial Services
Job Type: Permanent
Location: South East London

£45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Arilik 15/09/20_1600161773
Posted on:
September 15, 2020
Audit, IFRS, Funds, Financial statements
Phone: 01277889373
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My clients are looking for a talented Audit Senior/Executive to join their Financial Services team based in London.
You will ideally have experience of investment businesses, funds and possibly banking or insurance. This isn't a prerequisite though! good Auditors, currently working in practice looking for a step into financial services will also be considered.

Main Responsibilities
o Complete audits in accordance with prescribed audit procedures, with assistance from more senior members of staff where required
o Produce detailed audit planning, including details of potential difficulties and ensure correct tests are applied to produce sufficient audit evidence
o Allocate sections to junior staff and brief on what is expected of them
o Monitor the progress of jobs, ensuring that budgets and deadlines are managed appropriately
o Sign off audit sections and complete the file before passing it on to the senior member of the team for review
o Responsible for final analytical reviews
o Draft letters to clients in relation to the audit/accounts
o Preparation or review of financial statements
o Produce a short summary on key client issues and the contents of the accounts before passing to the senior member of the team
o Provide technical advice and guidance to more junior staff - give detailed help and training as required, to enhance future effectiveness
o Monitor the performance of staff working on jobs, including giving feedback after files have been reviewed and completing audit review form at the end of each job

**Qualifications and Skills**
- ACA or ACCA, almost qualified with practice experience
- 2-3 years Auditing experience
- Excellent audit analysis skills
- Competent planning and completion skills
- Computer experience - Excel, Word and ideally CaseWare (accounts and audit)
- Previous experience of supervising/mentoring junior members of staff
- Good up-to-date technical knowledge including recent developments in accounting standards
- Familiarity with IFRS, ISA, US GAAP & GAAP would be an asset, but not required
- Communication - oral and written, ability to deal with variety of people in different environments
- Organised - ability to deal with a variety of tasks
- Client focused and commercially aware
- Team building skills
- Problem solving skills
- Ability to work well under pressure

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