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Public Sector Audit Executive

Employer
Bishop Fleming UK
Location
Plymouth, Devon (GB) Bristol (GB) Cheltenham (GB) Exeter (GB) Worcester (GB)
Salary
£Highly Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Closing date
3 Jan 2024

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About the Role

We are looking to recruit a number of talented Qualified or Part Qualified auditors to join our rapidly expanding Public Sector Audit team. 

To assist us with our ambitious growth plans, we are on the lookout for self-motivated auditors who are looking to play a key role in one of UK’s most forward thinking and progressive accountancy practices. 

We’ve just been appointed as one of the main firms on the national Public Sector Audit Appointments (PSAA) scheme to deliver a range of public sector external audits for local government, police, fire and national parks.  We’ve also just been ranked fifth in the Accountancy Age Mid-Tier Power Rankings – and we’re the highest ranked firm in the South West.

This role will enable you to take full advantage of the hybrid working that we offer to all of our people. Whether you’re working from the office, from home or from a client site, we support our people to achieve the right balance of flexibility in line with delivering excellent client service.  

Not only will this role give you the opportunity to make a real difference to your clients, it will also provide you with the skills and experience that you need to develop into a future leader of our business. 

Outside of the normal day job, there will be plenty of opportunities to get involved in activities that will help you quickly progress to Manager – this can be everything from supporting in our business development programme through to enrolling on our management development training sessions. 

You will get to work with a broad range of clients from local authorities, NHS trusts, Fire and Police authorities and more. 

Acting as a business advisor, you will actively contribute towards the success of your client’s business.

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Leading and executing audits and other assurance engagements from planning to completion
  • Building strong relationships with your clients and ensuring that a quality service is delivered 
  • Developing and coaching our trainees so that they become accomplished business advisors

 You will have the support and guidance of an approachable senior management team who will help you to achieve your long-term career goals. 

About You

 To be considered for the role, you will need to be: 

  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or Part Qualified (or equivalent) – We can provide full study support if you require it
  • Experienced at taking responsibility for a range of Public Sector audit assignments
  • An excellent communicator who enjoys building relationships with their clients
  • Well organised with strong attention to detail levels
  • A real team player who wants to contribute to the overall success of Bishop Fleming
  • Able to access transport and have a full driving license.

Why Bishop Fleming?! 

Bishop Fleming is an independent leading provider of audit, accountancy, tax, and advisory services in the UK. With a turnover of £38.4m, the firm saw growth of 15.5% per cent over the last 12 months.

From owner-managed businesses, SMEs, and large businesses; to entrepreneurs and private individuals; Bishop Fleming has a wealth of knowledge and experience in areas such as internal and external audit, corporate and personal tax, corporate finance and deals and accounting services.

Bishop Fleming is currently ranked 33 in the Accountancy Age league table and is the number one provider of audit services multi-academy trusts in the academy sector. The firm was also ranked fifth in the inaugural UK Accountancy Age Mid-Tier Power Index.

With 8 offices spanning from the West Midlands to the South West, the firm has 43 partners and nearly 500 staff, and is a certified Great Place to Work®.

Bishop Fleming is a member of Kreston Global, a global network of independent accounting firms in more than 100 countries.

We are a firm that thinks clients, people and communities. As a member of Business in the Community (BITC) we are focussed on improving our responsible business practices and collectively making positive impacts for the benefit of society.

If that’s not enough, we offer a fantastic range of benefits including: 

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus Christmas off! 
  • Hybrid working 
  • A contributory Pension scheme 
  • Life assurance 
  • Simply Health cashback plan including access to 24/7 online GP service and counselling services 
  • Perkbox discounts and rewards platform with over 4,00 perks and discounts 
  • Yulife employee wellbeing app 
  • Social events with active social committees that plan internal and external events  
  • Numerous opportunities for development 

We welcome applicants who would like the flexibility in their working arrangements, including working from home or part time working, which may help to accommodate parent or carer responsibilities, further studies and activities outside of work.

We are committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential.  We support a culture where people are valued and treated fairly with respect and differences are understood and celebrated. 

The more varied our workforce, the broader the expertise within our business. The broader our expertise, the greater our chances of innovation and success. That's why we're committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level

Company

Bishop Fleming are an innovative Top 30 accountancy practice that offer a refreshingly different culture to other accountancy firms.

What makes our culture different? For starters, investing in and developing our people is at the heart of everything that we do, that’s one of the reasons why we’ve been ranked as one of the Top 5 Best Accounting firms to work for.

We’re expanding rapidly and have a network of offices across the South West and West Midlands. We’ve just recruited a record number of graduate trainees and are not stopping there….we are looking to continue with this trend as we begin recruiting for our 2022/23 trainee intake.

We have Graduate and Industrial Placement vacancies available in CBS, Audit and Tax throughout our business – by joining us you will get real responsibility quickly and will get to play a key role in helping your clients businesses succeed.

You will start your career with us in either our CBS, Audit or Tax service lines, but will have the opportunity to gain experience in other specialisms such as Restructuring and Corporate Finance to ensure that you become a rounded business advisor.

Check out our careers site (www.bishopfleming.co.uk/careers) and our Glassdoor page to find out more and hear from some our existing trainees on what it’s like to work here.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01392 448800
Location
Stratus House
Exeter
Devon
EX13qs
United Kingdom

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