Audit Senior – Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000

Numero Recruitment have been engaged to recruit for a large International Accountancy practice that is keen to strengthen its Audit team within their Birmingham offices. As a result of wining new clients and internal promotions, they are keen to speak with experienced external Audit professionals about progressive roles in the business.

Sectors covered include haulage, manufacturing, entertainment and hospitality with some FCA regulated entities, to name a few.  Client sizes vary from small owner managed businesses to large multinational groups.

Role:

  • Assists in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for manager or partner review, seeking input for areas of concern and judgement; including carrying out briefings and review meetings
  • Maintaining key client relationships ensuring queries are dealt with and deadlines are met
  • Identifies risk matters and raises with a manager and/or partner, while exercising judgement and professional scepticism within agreed parameters
  • Produce work for the Manager and/or Partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified
  • Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions on technical matters and communicate and agree client needs and potential solutions with managers
  • Active engagement with senior client staff in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit
  • Take primary responsibility for monitoring progress against budget, and when the actual differs from the budget then gain a full understanding for the Manager
  • Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office, delegating where appropriate
  • Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements
  • Participate in group, stream and firm wide activities, including business development including cross selling of services and attending networking events
  • Providing feedback on the work on less experienced staff and contributing to the appraisal process

This position offers rapid career progression for driven candidates and the opportunity to develop your professional and management skills through supervising increasingly larger client engagements and teams. You will be challenged from day one as your responsibilities grow and your ideas are welcomed in an atmosphere of collaboration and teamwork. With a preference to promote from within you will receive high quality training to maximise your chances of success.

Requirements:

  • ACA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Have at least 3 years of audit experience
  • All industry sector experiences will be considered but you must have lead audit engagements on clients with annual turnovers of at least £25m.
  • You must be driven and ambitious as there is the opportunity to progress
  • Our client can only consider individuals who do not require sponsorship to work within the UK.

Numero Recruitment work with practice Accountancy firms across the UK and overseas in places such as Australia, the Caribbean and the Channel Islands. Whilst we do our best to advertise all current opportunities, we would encourage all Accountancy professionals to contact us if you are considering new career opportunities or searching for career advice. We will provide professional advice and if you wish to speak with potential new employers, we are confident we will be able to make suitable introductions and assist you in securing the right opportunity for your career.

We also offer an excellent referral reward scheme if you can introduce us to other professionals that we successfully place into a new position.

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