Audit Executive

Athena Recruitment
30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + 30-40k
11 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Audit Executive

Are you ambitious? Aim to be a partner one day? Ready to take the next step in your career?

Client: Leading provider of professional advice to business and private clients with offices based in Colchester, Ipswich and Cambridge. They are specialists in accountancy, tax, audit, insurance and independent financial planning.

Following a period of growth my client is expanding both their client offering and geographical reach within East Anglia. To meet this increased demand they are looking for a motivated Audit Executive to join their Colchester office.

As a recognised and respected financial services adviser they have ambitious plans for further growth and this is an exciting time to join a firm who have a commitment to progression and staff development.

They are looking for applicants with drive and a determination to succeed, in return are offering the opportunity to make a difference and influence strategy within our Corporate department.

As an Audit Executive you will be expected to manage work flow and ensure that tasks are completed to a high quality, assisting in the planning, execution and finalisation of the audit process. You will check and supervise the work of junior staff and address any problems before submitting them for Manager / Partner review.

You will have the opportunity to undertake audits for a broad range of clients across a variety of sectors, including owner managed businesses and the not for profit sector.


?? Mentor and supervise junior members of staff

?? Report to Managers / Partners on the progress and management of assignments

?? Lead audit teams of up to five people, mostly within the North Essex area, with occasional stay away assignments

?? Maintain and develop strong relationships with clients and colleagues

Experience and Qualifications

?? Part or fully qualified with either ACCA, ACA or equivalent

?? Comfortable using Audit software, preferably CaseWare and good understanding of Microsoft packages, in particular Word and Excel

?? Audit experience in a practice environment

?? Experience in a client facing role, with good verbal and written communication skills

?? Proven ability to organise and motivate a team

?? Full driving license and access to independent transport

Job benefits / what you will get in return

?? Opportunity to make your mark in one of the region's leading financial services firm

?? Competitive salary and benefits package

?? Group life insurance - death in service

?? Free onsite parking (Colchester site)

?? Easy access to A12, great for commuting

Salary: negotiable for the right candidate

Location: Colchester, Essex

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