Audit Director - £Negotiable - Berwick Upon Tweed (Hybrid)

$56,966 - $88,613 yearly
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  • Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland
  • Mar 22, 2024
Permanent Experience: Qualified Accountant Location: Office

Job Description

Audit Director - £Negotiable - Berwick Upon Tweed (Flexible working) My client, a well-established a successful Financial organisation are looking to bring in a new Audit Director to help lead and grow their existing team. We are looking for an ambitious individual seeking to progress their external audit career who is keen to become involved in the overall management and strategic direction of our growing audit team whilst maintaining involvement with a portfolio of audit clients, overseeing the effective and efficient execution of statutory audits in both the profit and not-for-profit sectors. The role: You will manage a portfolio of clients delivering a high quality audit and assurance service. You will plan staffing and resource for assignments, and manage audits from planning to completion within agreed budgets and timescales. We are proud of our reputation for ongoing development. This role provides the opportunity to coach and develop other members of the audit team and enable them to grow their knowledge, experience, and confidence. We envisage that the successful candidate will become an integral part of our audit department, playing a key role in managing the operational and strategic direction of the team together with a portfolio of their own audit clients. The role therefore involves both departmental and client activities as follows… Department Responsibilities: Assist partners in controlling audit costs and billing; Develop and maintain client relationships and identify new business development opportunities; Coach and develop team members to achieve technical competencies and efficient performance; Provide technical expertise, providing advice and leadership to the audit team and client; Assisting the audit partners in ensuring standards and procedures are maintained by whole team Client Responsibilities: Manage a portfolio audit engagements; Manage the engagements profitably by leading the team to perform efficiently; Liaise with the client to arrange the client planning and completion meetings; Oversee the preparation of a budget during the planning stage in line with the agreed audit fee; Monitor the assurance team's progress against the plan and alter it when needed; Liaise with the engagement partner about progress of the audit and arrange meetings with the assurance team and clients when necessary; Coach and develop people by sharing knowledge with team members and helping team members attain experiences that cultivate technical competencies; Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the assurance team; Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/on-the-job training; Develop and maintain long-term productive client relationships and networks; and Review the work completed by the senior and assistant ahead of the RI review. Ensure that review points are actioned in a timely manner. Requirements: This is a role for an ambitious candidate who has a professional qualification (ACA, ICAS, ACCA or equivalent). Significant experience managing audits from planning to completion with aspirations to further their career towards becoming an RI; Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to build strong and trusted relationships with a range of clients and your own team; Strong organisational skills to prioritise and manage high volumes of work and multiple stakeholders; Experience of using Microsoft Office Excel, Word and audit software; As the role is primarily based at our Berwick office and you will be visiting clients within the surrounding areas a full driving licence would be desirable. If the above role is of interest and you've got the required experience, apply with your most up to date CV for immediate consideration and interview! Alternatively, if you would like to find out more about the position, reach out to me on (phone number removed) or at In Technology Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy In order to view more information on this job press the APPLY NOW button below and it will take you to the source website

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This role in US Dollars has a minimum of $56,966 to a maximum of $88,613. In British Pounds it has a minimum of £45,000 to a maximum of £70,000. In Australian Dollars it has a minimum of $86,685 to a maximum of $134,842.

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