Audit Senior – Insurance – London, UK

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Location
London
Salary
£45,000 - £50,000 + excellent benefits package
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
06 Nov 2016
Ref
DS11150
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
0-25% Travel, None

I am working with a top global accounting firm who, due to major growth on the client side, have requirements for audit professionals who have had exposure to the Insurance market. This role presents a great opportunity for you to progress your career and gain excellent client exposure whilst enjoying the lifestyle that living in London offers.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage the Audit process with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting technical matters.
  • Ability to lead and manage fieldwork on client sites to ensure the smooth delivery of the Audit process.
  • Expertise in primary accounting frameworks (UK GAAP or IFRS) and in related financial reporting matters
  • Identify areas requiring improvement in the clients business processes
  • Coach other less experienced staff  whilst sharing experience and knowledge
  • Contribute to effective team work in internal engagement situations.
  • Provide on-the-job training for developing auditing skills and familiarity with the firm’s audit methodology.

Required skills/experience:

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, business or finance
  • CA, ACA, ACCA qualification
  • A minimum of 3 years of recent relevant experience working as an auditor for a public accounting firm.
  • Experience within the Insurance market is an advantage but not essential