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Audit Quality Senior Manager – Financial Services (Banking or Insurance)-Tier 1 Firm- London/Birmingham/Manchester /Agile Working

As experts on a wide number of issues, our client’s quality review & support team provides support to our client-facing specialists in audit/assurance.

From performing independent quality reviews on a selection of our listed and PIE audits, to being on-hand to help with complex enquiries, the AQR team is tasked with helping their teams meet their reporting requirements and consistently deliver high quality audits.

As part of this supportive and knowledgeable team, you’ll have a chance to use and develop your technical skills and experience, find solutions to complex audit technical matters and contribute daily to the firm’s commitment to deliver high quality output.

As a senior manager you will help teams deliver high quality audits by performing targeted reviews on public interest entities (PIEs), challenging audits throughout the audit cycle, providing coaching and support to promote consistent high-quality audits.

You’ll also:

  • Perform in-flight reviews of audits at every stage from planning through to completion and reporting, identifying ways to improve audit quality.
  • Determine areas of focus for reviews, liaising with the QRST Director to agree approach.
  • Proactively discuss audit quality matters with teams and help develop strategies to deliver high audit quality audits.
  • Challenge the execution of audit procedures and documentation of audit work performed.
  • Support and coach teams to implement identified improvements in audit quality.
  • Identify issues and matters where firm-wide action may be required, in conjunction with the Director of the QRST
  • Contribute to the development of training and guidance on performing high quality audits.
  • Provide clear and practical solutions to ad hoc audit quality queries.
  • Get the opportunity to contribute to the wider audit quality agenda by getting involved in a variety of audit quality initiatives lead by the wider Audit Quality Improvement team.

You’ll be someone:

  • A Keen interest in Audit Quality – split roles will be considered.
  • Excellent practical and technical auditing experience particularly on more complex audits  
  • Good working knowledge of IFRS 
  • Ability and willingness to assertively challenge and influence more senior individuals and peers.
  • Ability to think innovatively and creatively to identify ways to improve audit quality.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Effective project management
  • Desirable: Experience of performing audit quality reviews (pre or post audit opinion)
  • Desirable: IFRS9 or IFRS17 expertise

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Categories: Audit Quality & Technical Standards
Roles: Senior Manager
Locations: Birmingham London Manchester

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