£55000 - £65000 per annum
11 months ago
Cedar is partnering with a Top 10 Accountancy Practice employing 800+ staff generating over £75 million fee income. This firm is a leading UK audit, tax and advisory firm that is trusted by thousands of clients for their aptitude for figures, specialist advice, and readiness to provide our clients with added value.
Head offices in the City of London, is the centre of their multi-office network that offers national coverage and part of an international network operating in over 100 countries internationally. Their aim is to become long-term trusted advisers to the organisations and individuals with whom we work. Everything about this firm: their structure, their training, people, and personal and professional success criteria, is driven by this goal.
Purpose of the role:
As a qualified accountant, Senior Managers in our Audit division are required to lead teams on a range of Audit assignments.
·To perform audits from planning, fieldwork & completion within agreed budget for the assignment, taking on responsibility for ownership and completion of each audit assignment.
·Take responsibility for ownership and completion of each audit assignment within the agreed budget and deadlines set.
·Act as the principal contact for the client during the on-site fieldwork and follow up on client queries once on site work is completed.
·Manage on-site teams and assist in the supervision and development of more junior staff, providing training where appropriate and ensuring work is appropriately allocated according to the team members abilities and development complete job review forms for all junior staff on the same assignment.
·To prepare statutory financial statements for clients, generally from the client's management accounts.
·To research technical issues that arise and provide potential solutions for review Partners / Directors
·To adhere to deadlines, including prompt notification to the partner where problems are likely to arise or as they arise on each assignment.
·Can identify where other experts in the firm can provide relevant services to respond to client business needs
·Manage work in progress and billing on client assignments
·Undertake additional duties as reasonably required.
·Experience in working with complex groups, reporting structures and liaising with component auditors is highly desirable
Technical skills, experience & knowledge;
· Able to provide practical, proactive business advice for clients, while referring more significant or challenging control issues to the partner.
·Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of business cycle controls, recognising the audit risks and business implications where controls are absent, ineffective, or inefficient.
·CCAB body membership, e.g. ICAEW, ACCA, ICAS, ICAI, AICPA
·Ensures adequate CPD is undertaken in relevant disciplines/client sectors
For further information on this and additional opportunities, please forward your CV via the link below or contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 0203 837 9014 or