Audit Senior
Jersey

Service/Department:

Audit & Assurance

Sector:

Audit & Assurance

Job type:

Audit Senior

Description:

Job Description
 
 

Job title: Audit Senior
 
Department: Audit & Assurance
 
Reporting to: Audit Manager
Job Level: 3
 
Role purpose: To act as the Audit Senior in undertaking audits of financial statements and/or other assurance work.
 
Core responsibilities:
  • Work under the oversight of Audit Director and Audit Manager;
  • Run audit and/or other assurance engagements from planning to completion based on agreed deadlines;
  • Work as part of a bigger team on larger audit assignments;
  • Produce comprehensive and accurate audit files and working papers;
  • Liaise with clients on audit requirements, arrange meetings, discussion of issues and status updates and others;
  • Complete other engagement management tasks such as KYC updates, WIP analysis, billing of ongoing and completed work, and other ad hoc client-related work;
  • Participates in quality control reviews and implementation of quality control improvements;
  • Undertake and satisfactorily complete all professional development training required by the company.
 
Technical / Professional / Qualification Requirements:
  • Be in possession of, or be working towards an ICAEW/ACCA Accountancy Qualification or equivalent;
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development where required by the relevant professional accounting body;
  • Additionally, it is preferred, but not required, that the candidates have spent the majority of their professional career working in external audit in a professional practice;
  • Has  experience in working on audits carried out in accordance with the International Standards on Auditing;
  • An understanding of Jersey’s Financial Services regime or a similar regulated financial services regime is preferred but not required.
 
 
Person Specification / Competencies Client: Strong client focus, demonstrates drive and delivers a quality service. Sets standards.
 
Company: Has a commercial outlook, follows procedures and is aware of risk, escalating appropriately.  Has an innovative approach to work considering solutions.  Spots opportunities to develop and enhance people and process.  Demonstrates an enthusiasm and aptitude for learning and sharing knowledge.
 
People: Works collaboratively and is a team player with strong communication skills.  Shares knowledge and experience in support of the business, its people and culture.
 
Technical: Has in-depth understanding and experience in applying audit and accounting frameworks.  Continually seeks and update knowledge relevant to the audit profession. Resourceful and knows when to consult on issues affecting clients.