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Senior Auditor - Financial Services

Job Title: Senior Auditor - Financial Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, pension and benefits
REF: 67845_1584640991
Contact Name: Francesca McNally
Contact Email: francesca.mcnally@ojassociates.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Due to a significant period of growth, a leading Audit practice is growing their Financial Services Audit team. They are a market leading Audit practice offering lots of career development and the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative and inclusive culture.

As an Audit Senior you will work as part of a team and take responsibility for running the audit, working directly with the client under Manager supervision to ensure our audits are of high quality.

Responsibilities

  • Assist within the wider team by obtaining audit evidence necessary to support opinions given
  • Ensure audit files have all relevant documentation on the appropriate section; check appropriate and sufficient documentation obtained to support the opinion and documenting all conclusions
  • Active adherence to budget and timetable, bringing matters to the attention of the senior or manager, particularly when actual time is in excess of budget
  • Review regulatory capital and CASS reporting and review the FCA Handbook and client permissions
  • Identify and understand client needs, including sometimes providing initial solutions to client challenges, then communicating these needs and solutions to the Executive or Manager
  • Build strong relationships with new and established clients
  • Coaching and assisting more junior trainees on the team, both at client premises and in the office
  • Identify risk matters and raises with a manager and/or partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters
  • Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions on technical matters and communicate and agree client needs and potential solutions with managers
  • Active engagement with senior client staff in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit
  • Take primary responsibility for monitoring progress against budget, and when the actual differs from the budget then gain a full understanding for the Manager
  • Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office
  • Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements

Requirements

  • Professional qualification ACA/ICAS or equivalent
  • Experience supervising and coaching junior members of staff on site
  • Working knowledge of UK and International GAAS, IFRS, UK GAAP and Financial Reporting requirements
  • Demonstrable knowledge of current economic and market trends
  • Prior experience in Internal Audit, Financial Services or a genuine interest to work within Financial Services