Pension Scheme Qualified Auditor

Job Title: Pension Scheme Qualified Auditor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Reference: 14083914/001_1594221509
Contact Name: Mark Bailey
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 08, 2020 16:18

Job Description

Are you an external qualified auditor working within the profession looking for a much better work life balance, more office based role with greater autonomy and involvement developing client relationships, involvement in wider project work & progressing in your career? A Bristol accountancy practice is looking to bolster a specialist sector of their business with a Pension Scheme Qualified Auditor .

Client Details

Based in Bristol, this leading accountancy practice has a highly successful and growing Audit and Assurance division with one of the largest teams across the region, delivering a range of services to large/medium OMBs, AIM listed companies, large corporates, charities and other clients. Alongside this the firm has an expanding Not for Profit and Pension Scheme division, servicing schemes up to £1billion and charities with around £15million income. Due to growth and a culture of internal promotion, excellent progression prospects are on offer. Due to significant growth and positive developments the firm is looking to bolster the Pension Scheme accounting division of the firm, as a direct result of these developments. The partners are looking to recruit a Qualified Senior Auditor into this specialist division, within a role offering excellent progression potential.


Joining as a Pension Scheme Qualified Auditor based in the Bristol offices you will take responsibility for the planning, process and completion of the audit process with significant client contact, developing key relationships with your clients, with quick potential for progression on offer in this team. The work offers excellent work life balance within a team and working environment and culture here that offers the best of both worlds in terms of not compromising on the quality of client , but without the significant impact on work life balance with less away work with as much as around 70% office based - 30% out with clients. In the pensions team you will also get significant exposure to the whole process with involvement early on controlling the whole audit cycle and will be encouraged to have much more involvement in a client facing capacity with involvement meeting clients alongside partner/directors and senior managers and get involved on the business development side, assisting in pitches and tenders and delivering on these. You will audit investments and other transactions, working with wide ranging third parties involved with this as well, so dealing with other organisations and building relationships with client contacts across a wide range.


The role will suit an experienced pension schemes audit professional or the right person from a more varied, external audit background professional, looking for a new career direction. You will be ACA/ACCA qualified, with a background either in a directly related audit field, (Pension Scheme Qualified Auditor - with a good working knowledge and technical application of accounts and auditing standards including the Pensions SORP), or auditing in other sectors, eg financial services, or mixed OMBs/corporates etc with an accountancy practice background and looking to diversity your career.

Job Offer

£38000 - circa £42,000, dependent on the background experience and level of the right professional, plus benefits, negotiable.