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Senior Associate, Audit - Cheltenham

Employer
Michael Page
Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP48000 per annum
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Sector
Accounting - practice
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

Acting as a first point of contact for both clients and Junior members of the team. Performing an exemplary external audit service for a varied client base.

Client Details

The client is a national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. They also posses one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world, with access to more than 38,000 people in more than 145 countries and across 700+ offices globally.

Investment in there people is at the heart of everything they do. During your employment you will find the expertise, the resources and, above all, the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career.

Description

  • Coaching junior members of staff through sharing experience and knowledge appropriately.

  • Providing on-the-job training for developing auditing skills and familiarity with the Firm's audit methodology.

  • Acting as the first point of contact for our clients on a day-to-day basis.
  • Assisting in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for manager or partner review, providing solutions and seeking input for areas of concern and judgement.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different types of risk; understanding the Firm's approach and policies for managing risk, in relevant business and applicable legal and regulatory rules and following policies.
  • Producing work for the Manager and/or Partner review, clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified.
  • Demonstrating Business Development skills and identify additional sales opportunities.
  • Demonstrate an application and solution-based approach to problem solving, referred to for research on delivery of solutions in that field on client assignments.
  • Identifying areas requiring improvement in the client's business processes and possible recommendations and prepare and deliver Audit Findings Reports to be provided to the client.
  • Although the majority of your time will be spent servicing clients in Cheltenham, at times, there is a requirement to support our other UK offices.

Profile

  • Acting as a role model for more junior members of the team, providing on-the-job coaching.
  • Adhere to the firm's risk management policies at all times.
  • Delivering work to the highest quality.
  • Solid understanding and application of UKGAAP accounting fundamentals and applications; proficient in basic technical techniques (valuations, modelling, spreadsheets).
  • Able to provide fast and intuitive analysis; correctly interpreting data, including financial statements and source documents.
  • Demonstration of the ability to effectively manage the Audit process with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting technical matters.
  • The ability to lead and manage fieldwork on clients' sites including liaising with other departments to ensure the smooth delivery of the Audit process.

Job Offer

A competitive base salary of 35-48k.

22 days annual leave

Pension contributions

Hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Parking on site

Clear careers progression

Company

Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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