Our client a Big 4 firm is looking for a Financial Services Audit Manager for their Channel Islands Offices.
Roles and Responsibilities
1 Managing a client portfolio. This will involve managing client relationships and a team of auditors at various levels of experience and qualification.
2 Responsibility for all aspects of the audit process from managing planning meetings, and ensuring audit files are prepared, reviewed and completed to an exceptionally high standard within deadlines for Partner approval.
3 Proactively driving the audit process from start to finish, ensuring that the client deadline is met through an efficient and effective audit, delivering a high quality of service
4 Managing, coaching and effectively leading a team to provide an efficient and effective audit service to our clients.
5 Managing multiple deadlines and relationships, both internally and externally, with staff, managers, directors and clients, highlighting audit issues and risks and ensuring all queries are dealt with through the team.
6 Managing budgetary aspects of client portfolio, driving efficiency, value and lock-up, to maximise cashflow.
7 Supporting all business development activity, and being responsible for a specific industry sector or technical area, and being regarded as the “expert” in that particular field.
8 Assisting in the delivery of other accounting/advisory services to client companies as required.
9 Building meaningful working relationships with clients, using this network of contacts to identify selling opportunities.
Qualifications and Skills
Applicants should have achieved the ACA or ACCA qualification within a Big 4 firm, and have a minimum of 2-3 years experience post-qualification in Audit, either as a Senior, Supervisor or Assistant Manager. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in managing audit teams to successfully deliver large-scale audits within budgets and timescales, whilst effectively managing an audit team of various levels of experience and qualification.
Experience and Background
You should have a thorough understanding of the audit process, statutory financial statements and required disclosures, withstrong technical knowledge to include IFRS and UK GAAP. Experience of using e-audit is also highly desirable.