Audit Senior - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3308 Date Posted: Monday 26 Oct 2020
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This well-known, international accountancy practice currently requires an Audit Senior to join its Audit team based in Glasgow.

The Firm

An Accountancy and Business Advisory firm providing a wide range of advice and solutions to businesses both in the UK and internationally.

The Role

The role of the Audit Senior is to take responsibility for running the audit and working directly with the client under manager supervision

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment, including statutory and CASS audits, for manager or partner review, seeking input for areas of concern and judgement
  • Identifies risk matters and raises with a manager and/or partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters.
  • 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.
  • Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements
  • Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office.

The Person

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/ICAS Qualified or overseas equivalent.
  • Educated up to degree level or CTS.
  • Experience supervising and coaching junior members of staff on site.
  • Working knowledge of UK and International GAAS, IFRS, UK GAAP and Financial Reporting requirements
  • Working knowledge of firm services, issues regarding advice, and regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of current economic and market trends.

 

On Offer

  • A highly competitive starting salary with a regular review of the remuneration package.
  • 25 days’ holiday.
  • Access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions.
  • Life assurance cover.
  • Income protection insurance.
  • A voluntary, flexible benefits platform including: 
  • Ability to buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;
  • Additional private medical, personal accident, dental insurance or travel insurance;
  • Bike to Work scheme;
  • Discounts off cinemas, dining, and gyms;
  • Interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;
  • Access childcare vouchers;
  • Online health assessment and employee assistance programme.