Audit Supervisor / Assistant Manager

England
Permanent
Our client seeks Audit Supervisors of varying levels of experience to join their team.    
     
Role Profile: The principal responsibility of the Audit Supervisor is to take full responsibility for establishing audit strategy and effectively and efficiently planning audit projects.    
     
Key Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge and application of auditing and accounting standards;
  • Ensure audits run to budget and review points are adequately cleared;
  • Actively listens to determine client needs and clearly communicates these to the Audit Manager;
  • Actively enhance existing relationships with new clients and seek to discuss wider business issues in order to identify their needs;
  • Maintain regular communication with all levels of the client service team;
  • Convey a genuine interest in and understanding of the client's business and industry;
  • Ensure any professional, technical or client service problem or request is resolved in a timely manner;
  • Retain clients by maintaining a good relationship and keeping in regular contact;
  • Use the firm's software packages in an efficient and effective manner to ensure client service and deliverables;
  • Identifies risks at the planning stage, directs the audit and handles risks appropriately;
  • Recognise business and audit implications where controls are absent, ineffective or inefficient;
  • Manage and develop the Audit Seniors within the department;
  • Give constructive, timely and direct feedback to junior staff on performance;
  • Communicate decisions and performance expectations clearly and keep the team well informed;
  • Manage a number of responsibilities and be able to delegate effectively to team members;
  • Support the team when a client fails to deliver;
  • Give feedback to team members on a timely basis;
  • Debrief at the end of an audit;
  • It is a mandatory requirement to operate on a daily basis within the ISO 9001 Quality Management System;
  • Understand the requirements of the ISO 9001 Quality Management System and maintain a good working knowledge;
  • Have an awareness of how departmental procedures, documents and record keeping have a positive or negative effect on the ISO 9001 Quality Management System;
  • Be aware of audit and accounting developments;
  • Improve technical knowledge for promotion;
  • Understand the firm's policies and procedures and adhere to them in daily working practice;
  • Communicate the firm's policies and technical information to accounting and auditing personnel;
  • An awareness of other service lines and identifies cross-selling opportunities; and
  • Operates effectively in a fast-changing environment.
 
Key Skills & Experience:
  • Have an appropriate accountancy qualification such as ACA or ACCA (essential);
  • Ideally have at least 4-5 years' experience in an audit environment (essential);
  • Relationship management and interpersonal skills;
  • Project management;
  • Presentation skills;
  • Problem solving, and decision making;
  • PC literate, particularly with Excel and Word;
  • Professional and positive approach;
  • Strong in building relationships and be able to communicate at all levels;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Team player, but also be able to work on own initiative; and
  • Dynamic and creative.
Your specialist: Pam Dixon
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