Birmingham, West Midlands
12 days ago
As an Assistant Manager you will be expected to lead the delivery of audit and assurance engagements from planning through to completion. The role will require proficiency in IFRS and UK GAAP, and experience of FCA CASS rules is also preferable. You are required to possess well developed supervisory skills, including coaching and project management.
Our client is one of the leading Financial Services Audit and Assurance practices in the UK whose success and reputation depends upon the quality and integrity of our services - and our people. As a member of the team you will benefit from extensive training and education to keep you up to speed with current changes in regulation, accounting and auditing standards.
You will have your own portfolio of clients with responsibility for agreeing audit timetables, briefing the audit team (including other specialists), monitoring budgets and supervising the audit process. This will include planning and completion of audit fieldwork, statutory reporting and project management.
Supervising and coaching junior members of staff.
Keeping Managers and Partners up to date with progress throughout the course of the assignment.
Preparing reports to senior client management and audit committees.
On-site involvement and being the key point of contact for the client.
Keeping up to date with product and service offerings and helping to identify sales opportunities within your client base.
Professionally qualified with a recognised accountancy body, ACA, ACCA or CPA. (or equivalent) is essential.
Significant audit experience is essential, with practical experience gained in a 'Big 4' Accountancy firm desirable.
Experience of working on financial services audits is desirable.
Sound working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP.
You will possess well developed supervisory and coaching skills and have the ability to effectively communicate (both verbally and through written media) with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally.
Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, organisation and evaluative skills.
IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word.
First class career progression and an excellent benefits package