Audit Assistant Manager

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Responsibilities:

As an Audit Assistant Manager you will work on a variety of audit assignments and this will involve:



Prior to the assignment:

  • Attend pre-assignment discussions with the audit team.
  • Assist with the completion of the planning section.
  • Understand the objectives of each assignment including the budget requirements.

During the assignment the Audit Assistant Manager will be expected to:

  • Be responsible for allocating work to junior members of the audit team
  • Provide on the job training to junior members of the firm, review their work and provide feedback
  • Ensure that the work undertaken on site is in accordance with the approved plan and budget
  • Advise the manager of any developments that may lead to a change in strategy
  • Suggest logical solutions to problems
  • Detailed assignment memorandum incorporating an appropriate analytical review
  • Clear manager and partner review points and follow up any outstanding queries
  • Respond to all client queries and concerns in an efficient and professional manner, often dealing directly with senior management
  • Provide sound advice to clients and demonstrate knowledge of business issues; and
  • Provide a detailed analysis of time charged on every assignment to facilitate billing and future planning.

Person Specification:

Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • ACCA/ACA, or equivalent, qualified
  • External commercial auditing experience required, particularly in compliance with International Standards on Auditing (ISAs)
  • Performance of statutory audits and half year review engagements in compliance with UK Auditing Standards from the planning process through to completion, reporting directly to manager and engagement partner
  • Preparation of general and special purpose statutory financial reports in compliance with UK equivalents to International Financial Reporting Standards, the Corporations Act 2001, and other statutory requirements
  • Preparation of cash flow statements and consolidated financial statements
  • Documentation and assessment of internal control procedures, including board report preparation
  • Training, supervision and coordination of junior team members
  • Experience of client liaison from the planning stage up to point of audit completion, identifying opportunities to provide added value

IT Skills:

  • Excel - intermediate;
  • Knowledge of ProAudit, Caseware Working Papers and Quickbooks;
  • Microsoft Word - intermediate;
  • Access - basic; and
  • PowerPoint - basic.

Required skills

  • External Audit
  • Leadership
  • Reviews
  • Relationship Building
  • Planning through to Completion

Application questions

Do you require sponsorship in order to work in the UK?
Are you comfortable in a hybrid working setting?

Reference: 52835040

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