Audit Supervisor

Financial Services
Job Type: Permanent
Location: East London

£40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Arilik 15/07/20_1600159441
Posted on:
September 15, 2020
supervisory, IFRS, Audit, Accounting,
Phone: 01277889373
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Our clients are seeking a talented Audit Supervisor to join their Financial Services team based in London and working closely with one of the oversea's team, on a permanent full-time basis.

You will lead a substantial number of financial services audits, with a focus on investment funds across a range of investment strategies, helping to achieve a high standard of client service in an effective manner. You will work collaboratively with the wider team in order to meet the needs of their clients.

Main Responsibilities

  • Complete audits in accordance with prescribed audit procedures, with assistance from more senior members of staff and partners where required
  • Produce detailed audit planning, including details of potential difficulties and ensure correct tests are applied to produce sufficient audit evidence
  • Allocate sections to junior staff and brief on what is expected of them
  • Monitor the progress of jobs, ensuring that deadlines and budgets are well managed
  • Review or complete audit cycles the file before passing files on to the senior member of the team for review
  • Responsible for final analytical reviews
  • Draft letters to audit clients
  • Produce and review sets of financial statements
  • Produce a short summary on key client issues and the contents of the accounts before passing to the senior member of the team
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to more junior staff - give detailed help and training as required, to enhance future effectiveness
  • 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
  • To supervise staff - brief staff and allocate tasks and timescales
  • Ensure effective on the job training for all staff occurs
  • Complete staff assessment forms
  • Act as key point of liaison with client for information or queries
  • Resolve most technical queries from junior staff
  • Draft common types of audit report and client letters
  • ACA or ACCA, fully qualified with practice experience
  • 3+ years of audit experience
  • Excellent audit analysis skills
  • Competent planning and completion skills
  • Computer literate - good Excel and Word experience.
  • CaseWare (accounts and audit) experience would be useful.
  • 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 & GAAS would be an asset but not required
  • Strong communication skills - both oral and written, with an 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
  • Positive and committed to my client in dealings with staff and clients

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