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Audit Quality Director

Posted 3 November by Warner Scott Recruitment Ltd
Work from home
Salary icon £100,000 - £130,000 per annum
Location icon London , South East England

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Our client, a leading global accounting firm is seeking an Audit Quality Director to be based in London (remote working possible)

The team sits within the audit practice dedicated to providing practical support to help audit teams consistently deliver high quality audits.

The individual will help teams deliver high quality audits by performing targeted reviews on our public interest entities (PIEs), providing coaching and support to address areas identified for improvement.


Perform 'live' reviews of audits at every stage from planning through to completion and reporting, identifying ways to improve audit quality
Proactively discuss audit quality matters with teams and help develop strategies to deliver high audit quality audits
Challenge the execution of audit procedures and documentation of audit work performed
Support and coach teams to implement identified improvements in audit quality
Contribute to the development of training and guidance on performing high quality audits
Provide clear and practical solutions to ad hoc audit quality queries


Essential skills:

Excellent practical and technical auditing experience particularly on more complex audits
Good working knowledge of IFRS
Ability and willingness to assertively challenge and influence more senior individuals and peers
Ability to think innovatively and creatively to identify ways to improve audit quality
Strong written and oral communication skills

Desirable skills:

Experience of performing audit quality reviews (pre or post audit opinion)

Personal qualities:

An ability and desire to work with a client base across a broad range of sectors
Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to create productive relationships across the firm and network and to influence other senior professionals
Highly motivated and passionate about audit quality with a desire to seek new ways to drive improvements
A willingness to work flexibly both as part of a close-knit team and as a self-directed individual

Reference: 42173816

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