Job Description Are you seeking to further your career within Audit? The flagship office of this Big 4 firm is seeking Senior Audit Managers to join their expanding team.
Within this team, you'll have the opportunity to work across a diverse portfolio of clients, from owner managed businesses, private equity backed companies, up to large multinational and listed groups.
The firm works with well known clients across a broad range of industries including entertainment, pharmaceuticals, technology, , energy, mining, technology, retail, hospitality and leisure, construction and real estate.
You'll also have the opportunity to work on global projects, collaborating with international colleagues and clients all over the world.
As a Senior Manager, you'll lead a team of individuals to deliver high quality audits. You'll be responsible, alongside the audit engagement leader, to develop and nurture relationships with senior leaders and work with them to plan the audit process from beginning to end.
The responsibilities include:
Leading large multi-location, often international, teams using your people and relationship management skills to deliver high quality audit work from project planning to completion;
Developing trusted senior client relationships and demonstrating curiosity that allows you to have insightful conversations and provide appropriate challenge during the Audit;
Building connections across teams and specialist areas within the firm to bring insight to the organisations they audit. This includes managing specialist teams supporting the audit, building consensus around conflicting views and making recommendations where appropriate;
Leading the delivery of the areas of complex or judgemental audit work, including identifying issues, analysing multiple data points to draw informed conclusions and clearly articulate these conclusions in written and verbal form to senior stakeholders;
Ensuring the team's audit documentation meets the highest standards, reviewing financial statements to ensure they comply with relevant requirements;
Managing the financial and resource aspects of Audit engagements, demonstrating a commercial approach throughout;
Leading internal projects supporting the firm and the lines of service, as well as acting as a role model, mentor and coach for junior staff members in your business unit;
Putting the team first by coaching with purpose, being present with the team and openly communicating expectations;
Encouraging an inclusive team environment that promotes innovative thinking, collaboration and constructive challenge - helping people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.
Essential Skills and Experience:
Be Chartered Accountant / ACA / ACCA / ICAS qualified accountant (or international equivalent) or have equivalent work experience in Audit.
A high level of experience of IFRS and/or UK GAAP and be highly skilled in using international standards on auditing.
Highly developed project management skills and a strong track record of managing larger or more complex audits to the highest standard from planning to completion;
Has the ability to communicate complex or contentious audit matters clearly and concisely in both verbal and written form to colleagues and senior client stakeholders;
Has the ability to offer considered points of view in client conversations around broader industry topics and provide knowledgeable challenge to senior clients in the context of an audit; and
Takes pride in their work and in the Audit profession. Shows resilience and demonstrates dedication to self-development including being agile and innovative in the digital world.
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