FS Audit Senior Manager

Job Title: FS Audit Senior Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 7022
Contact Name: Trishna Parmar
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2019 15:56

Job Description


BDO’s dedicated financial services team provides services to clients varying from large international financial institutions to AIM listed companies, new entrants and innovative challenger brands. We provide full audit, tax and specialist risk and regulation advisory services across the Asset Management, Banking and Retail Finance, Capital Markets, Insurance and Technology Risk industry sectors.

The financial services sector is evolving and adapting as a result of intense competition, unprecedented economic turbulence and increasing customer expectations. It is a fiercely competitive and increasingly regulated environment where it is vital to demonstrate integrity, transparency and innovation to win customers and to stay ahead of the competition.

At BDO we truly understand the issues our clients face and have a complete commitment to delivering exceptional client service. We are recruiting an FS Senior Audit Manager to join our growing team. As an FS Senior Audit Manager, you will be a key member of the audit group and will be responsible for servicing clients, directing all assurance services delivered and managing our people and practice.

FS Senior Audit Managers to be based in one of the following offices:
• London
• Bristol

  • Act a Senior Audit Manager on a range of financial services clients. Overall responsibility for each assignment will be retained by the Partner

  • Responsible for leading and directing all aspects of audit services delivered

  • People management responsibilities covering resource planning and allocation, performance management, training and recommendations for promotion. Act as a mentor to team members and provide coaching with a view to assisting them to achieve their personal career goals.

  • Responsible for maximising profitability from a portfolio of clients and taking responsibility for budgeting, WiP control and billing

  • Liaison with central departments on risk management, technical and other matters

  • Take part in wider practice management at local level

  • Support Directors and Partners in group sales and marketing activity, including playing a leading role in client pitch teams, attendance at group networking, and other marketing events as appropriate

  • Participate in Key Account Management

  • Engage with clients directly on technical and audit judgement decisions.


  • ACA/ICAS qualified or overseas equivalent

  • Educated up to degree level or CTS

  • Previous Senior Audit Manager or Manager in practice

  • Listed client and financial services client experience desirable

  • Knowledge of the CASS rules and experience of client money and assets audits, reporting to the FCA desirable

  • Excellent working knowledge of UK and International GAAS, IFRS, UK GAAP and Financial Reporting requirements

  • Managing and developing staff (not only audit teams), i.e. coordinating staff projects, mentoring, counselling, appraising, recruiting etc.

  • Proven experience in managing a wide portfolio of concurrent projects and project teams in a project management framework.

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