Assistant Manager, Corporate Audit, FTSE Group, Reading, UK (Big4)

£44,250

The firm’s FTSE group is focused on UK businesses registered on the London Stock Exchanges and includes the most recognised and highest profile clients in the UK. It brings together both their largest and most influential clients and their most ambitious and high growth listed clients.

Their work will be the focus for many significant stakeholders in UK  capital markets.  Their ability to execute the highest quality audits and influence the corporate governance agenda will position the firm as the distinctive audit firm in this market. The nature of their work ensures a deep understanding of these clients and enables you to broaden your relationships with the client far beyond the main finance team, allowing you to deliver true value added insights to clients. Your work will put you at the heart of the transition we are seeing in the market from audit to advisory and from advisory to audit. This will give you the opportunity to accelerate the development of your networks across all service lines in the business and to both broaden and deepen your commercial skills.

 

Responsibilities:

You will have responsibility for:

  • Audit planning and the delivery of the audit plan to the client;
  • Day to day management of field teams, including reviewing work of staff members;
  • Liaison with key client staff providing timely reporting and management information;
  • Management of reporting requirements, including attendance at meetings;
  • Lead teams on challenging engagements, including transaction and project work;
  • Develop and mentor more junior members of staff;
  • Involvement in tendering for new clients.

 

Requirements:

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • A professional accounting qualification (ACA or equivalent);
  • Previous experience of working with IFRS and UK GAAP reporting standards;
  • Experience in auditing clients in accordance with PCAOB regulations;
  • Highly proficient oral and written communication skills;
  • Highly motivated and committed;
  • Positive and ambitious attitude;
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships;
  • Project management capabilities;

 

For further information, please contact William Scott Associates on 020 3818 8600 or email tony.berry@williamscottassociates.com

Assistant Audit Manager, St Albans, UK (Big4)

£40,000

Our client, a top accountancy firm delivering an extensive range of professional services to the local market is seeking an Audit Senior Associates based in St Albans.

The office creates a fantastic and collaborative working environment.

You will have the opportunity to work across a large and exciting client base of businesses that include large multinational listed and internationally headquartered;

  • Entrepreneurial
  • Owner Managed
  • Early stage/ Start ups
  • Technology
  • Life sciences
  • Cleantech
  • Educational
  • Non profit organisations

With a great community and social programme. Our client’s staff are actively encouraged to participate and are given the time to do so.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide audit and business advice to a variety of clients
  • Provide an on-site co-ordination role for audit clients including planning, day to day control of the audit team, liaising with clients and completing audit assignments
  • Work and liaise with other members of the audit team and colleagues in other parts of the firm as necessary to provide high quality clients service
  • Reporting directly to a partner, director, senior manager or manager
  • Have supervisory responsibility for teams of up to 10 people

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to push forward their career working for a market leading firm.

If you are interested in applying or discussing the opportunity in more detail, please contact  elizabeth@williamscottassociates.com

 

Assistant Manager, Corporate Audit, International Group, Reading, UK (Big4)

£44,250

 

The foreign owned portfolio of clients include some the largest and most successful of the businesses that the firm work with in the UK are complex, influential and exciting.

This work is for those who respond to the intellectual challenge of understanding clients’ business and key controls. Work on controls based auditing allows you to develop relationships with the client far beyond the main finance team, making for a more interesting and rewarding experience.

As you progress, there will be opportunities for foreign travel and overseas secondments to key geographic global markets of the Americas, APAC and EMEA. Working in the International team will accelerate your opportunity to build your international network as well as a UK network within the firm.

Responsibilities

You will have responsibility for:

  • Audit planning and the delivery of the audit plan to the client;
  • Day to day management of field teams, including reviewing work of staff members;
  • Liaison with key client staff providing timely reporting and management information;
  • Management of reporting requirements, including attendance at meetings;
  • Lead teams on challenging engagements, including transaction and project work;
  • Develop and mentor more junior members of staff;
  • Involvement in tendering for new clients.

Requirements:

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • A professional accounting qualification (ACA or equivalent);
  • Previous experience of working with IFRS and UK GAAP reporting standards;
  • Experience in auditing clients in accordance with PCAOB regulations;
  • Highly proficient oral and written communication skills;
  • Highly motivated and committed;
  • Positive and ambitious attitude;
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships;
  • Project management capabilities;

For further information, please contact William Scott Associates on 020 3818 8600 or email matt.elvidge@williamscottassociates.com