Audit Assistant Manager - Financial Services - Big 4

Posted 12 October by AJ Chambers
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We are recruiting for a Big 4 Practice in Bristol, who are looking for a capable Audit Assistant Manager to join their team in their Cardiff Office.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Working alongside directors and partners, you will be in a client facing role, forging strong relationships with top tier FS clients.
  • You will build a portfolio of clients and have responsibility for agreeing audit timetables.
  • Briefing the audit team (including other specialists).
  • Monitoring budgets and supervising the audit process. This will include planning and carrying out audit fieldwork, statutory reporting and project management.
  • Keeping managers and partners up to date with progress throughout the course of the assignment.
  • Preparing reports to senior management and audit committees.
  • On-site involvement and being the key point of contact.
  • Keeping up to date with the firms product and service offerings, helping to identify sales opportunities within your client base.

Role Requirements:

  • Must possess professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or international equivalent.
  • Individuals on track to be exam and time qualified this year will also be considered.
  • You are required to have ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally.
  • Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment.
  • Recent and significant external audit experience is essential including practical experience in an accountancy practise firm.
  • Exposure to large Financial Services audits is preferred however not essential. Candidates with a genuine interest in moving into Financial Services with knowledge of developments within the Financial Sector will also be considered.
  • Sound working knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP is ideal but not essential.
  • IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word.

If you have any questions or queries, feel free to contact Harry Ellis, at AJ Chambers Recruitment.

Required skills

  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • Big Four
  • Financial Services
  • Big 4

Reference: 36344894

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