Audit Senior - Southampton Audit Senior - Southampton …

Randstad Financial & Professional
in Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum
Randstad Financial & Professional
in Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP40000 - GBP45000 per annum
To plan, perform and complete the audit process for each assignment.

Key responsibilities:

Client Contact

  • Regular discussions with the client to confirm progress, identify solutions to any hurdles and ensure reasonable expectations are met.
  • Establish relationship with key contacts at the client.
  • Identify and highlight any opportunities for company apparent from work undertaken.

Staff management

  • Assist and perform training of junior staff.
  • Plan, assign, monitor and review work of junior staff.
  • Complete assessment forms of audit team.
  • Monitor adherence to budget.

Technical

  • Assist with the planning of audits and accounting assignments.
  • Perform work in accordance with company's audit and assignment procedures.
  • Ensure all areas of the work are completed with any exceptions to this being agreed with the manager.
  • Prepare draft accounts/report and completion memo (including identification of control weaknesses or areas of improvement) for review by manager.
  • Understand and appreciate key commercial aspects of the clients business.

Organisational

  • Provide regular progress reports to the manager.
  • Identify and discuss with manager issues/problems and agree and complete appropriate actions.
  • Ensure deadlines met.
  • Be able to work on several different assignments at one time.

Staff development

  • Attendance on courses.
  • Technical reading.
  • Attend client meetings

Key Competencies:

  • Judgement: be able to take a situation and reach a suitable conclusion based on information available.
  • Planning and organising: demonstrable ability to organise self and others, such that you can work on several different assignments at one time.
  • Customer focus: develop relationship and gain confidence of client.
  • Commercial awareness: awareness of the key business drivers and the commercial pressures affecting the client.
  • Teamwork: ability to optimise the team's performance and fulfil the needs of each team member in terms of personal and professional development.
  • Technical expertise: technically competent.
  • Communication Skills: Strong communication skills, both internally and directly with clients.

Candidate Profile

Education/Qualifications:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent

Key Experience/Skills:

  • Demonstrable audit and accounts experience gained within a professional services firm.
  • Strong communication skills, both internally and directly with clients.
  • Demonstrable experience of supervising others and delegation of work.
  • Demonstrable ability to organise self and others, such that you can work on several different assignments at one time.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

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