Job Purpose: Provision of Audit Managerial services to a portfolio of Banking clients in the Financial Services Group division. Responsible for the execution of the risk-based audit approach and leading audit teams during the fieldwork. In addition, you will have the opportunity to provide a variety of non-assurance services to Banking clients as determined by the relevant Banking related regulations.
Actively driving the planning of the audit, as well as the actual fieldwork at interim and final, statutory audit and completion work
Supervising, mentoring, and coaching junior staff including promoting audit quality
Develops and co-ordinates the application of technical and professional standards within own team
Managing partner involvement on audits, providing progress reports as required
Manages multiple client relationships. Takes the role of lead contact
Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients
Makes commercial decisions that impact on the department. Manages risk and liability in assignments
Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of engagements, focusing on optimising profitability
Communicates complex information with influence and skill to a range of audiences
Regularly and enthusiastically communicating with senior clients on relevant industry matters
Uses and actively builds upon client knowledge and networks to identify selling opportunities. Uses experience to improve the business
Acting as a department lead on your area of sector expertise
Creates (and leads) an environment of continuous learning and development. Actively takes the lead in helping others to improve and pursue their careers
Keeping up to date with SNG GT product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business
Improves departmental work practices and works with clients to enhance their performance by offering versatile and innovative solutions
Forging and maintaining strong internal and external networks within the industry
Makes sound business decisions, balancing the interests of the firm and the client. Offers solutions to non-routine problems
Communicating with clients and subject matter experts on technical matters relevant to Financial Services clients
Manages departmental responsibilities, creates an environment that allows the team to perform to its best
Working on tenders and collaborating with the relevant independence team
Supporting and driving the firm’s strategic initiatives
Performance managing other qualified accountants to help them reach their full potential
6+ years (post articles) of external audit experience of which 5 years spent on managing external audits, ideally with exposure to financial services and Banking sectors.
Working Knowledge of IFRS, particular IFRS 9 and the related Banking regulations.
3 years experience in auditing Banking returns required by the Prudential Authority.