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External Auditor - Manchester

Posted 1 February by Prime Recruitment Ended

External audit, ACA, ACCA, Manchester

This Global Big 4 Firm are looking for qualified accountants at Assistant Manager / Manager level to join the audit practice on a contract basis in Manchester

The Responsibilities

- To manage engagements, overseeing in-charge and audit assistants work ensuring compliance with client, statutory and KAM requirements, appreciating relevant internal and external market factors, ensuring the effective and timely delivery of engagements
- Contributes towards the creation, implementation and delivery of the Audit Business Plan and offer support in relation to issues identified as a result of organisational or client focus change
- Assist the Senior Manager and Director in monitoring the effectiveness of Audit services delivered, providing feedback and reflection on the quality of service accordingly
- Preparation of reports to senior management and audit committees


- Knowledge and experience of auditing and experience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audit, review of statutory accounts and disclosures
- Sound working knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP
- Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, organisation and evaluative skills
- Strong communication and inter-personal skills, both verbal and written. IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word
- Proven research skills e.g. information seeking and knowledge sharing, understanding and interpreting information/applying knowledge

Qualifications and Skills

- Time and exam Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA or country equivalent
- Current experience of accounting and financial reporting standards including IFRS and UK standards

Reference: 34375546

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