Audit Senior

  • Post Date: November 5, 2021
  • Isle of Man
Job Description

Role Responsibilities:
– Takes responsibility for wider client management and liaison on smaller less complex assignments.
– Takes an active part in the audit planning discussions to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy.
– Communicates any issues relating to an audit with manager or director including matters which arise during the audit which were not identified at the planning stage.
– Ensures the efficient use of appropriate software packages.
– Oversees all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion.
– Prepares or reviews work papers and drafts of the financial statements.
– Produces client deliverables, specifically drafting sections of the report to management.
– Addresses, discusses and advances conclusion in respect of technical and audit issues identified during the course of the audit.
– Maintains up to date understanding of clients’ business.
– Maintains good working relationships with client staff.
– Adheres to the firms risk management policies and procedures, including being familiar with and consulting the audit manual.
– Delegates work to other members of the audit team, ensuring associates understand their responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job training/coaching.
– Attends training courses as identified in order to develop both technical and personal skills and keeps records for compliance purposes.
– Controls the audit in relation to timescales and risk management procedures.
– Consistently achieves deadlines and understands the commercial implications of actions relating to productivity, recoverability, fee income and client service.
– Accurately records time spent and documents reasons for overruns.
– Communicates workload with manager or director.

Skills & Experience Required:
– Proven experience as an auditor
– In-depth understanding of auditing and control practices
– Updated knowledge of applicable laws and regulations
– Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel) and accounting software
– Strong mathematical and analytical skills
– Attention to detail
– Organizational and leadership abilities
– Integrity and reliability
– BSc/BA in Accounting or Finance; master’s degree and professional certification

Phone 01624 615600