Role details

Financial Audit Team Leader

Abergele   •   £39,040 - £44,439   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • leading Public Sector Auditor
  • Based in North Wales with travel to different sites in the area

About Our Client

My client is the leading Auditor of Public Sector organisations in Wales. With Clients in the NHS, Central Government and Local Authorities, you will be working with clients who are going through significant change in a challenging time.

Job Description

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a CCAB qualified Auditor to join one of the biggest Audit firms in Wales who specialise 100% in Public Sector.

Due to the nature of the work and the sectors, working for this organisation will open doors to more "interesting" work and clients and would be a great next step for a proven Auditor who is looking to advance their career.

Based in Abergele, North Wales you will work across multiple sites in the region and your main accountabilities will be;

  • Leading and supervising staff on financial and other audits
  • Planning, executing and reporting financial and other audit work to organisational standards and in a timely manner
  • Timely, high quality development and/or implementation of aspects of organisational policy, procedure and methods.
  • Take a planned approach to work and organise resources to best effect, and proposing solutions to overcome resourcing and scheduling problems
  • Contribute effectively to more than one team
  • Evaluate financial systems, identify weaknesses and suggest remedies
  • Conduct fieldwork for complex and high risk account areas
  • Develop sound findings and recommendations which are based on audit evidence
  • Review papers prepared by staff
  • Submit well organised documentation for review
  • Advise, lead and motivate staff
  • Act on own initiative with limited supervision and guidance from Client or Project Manager
  • Responsible for day to day decisions on audit approach and work allocation
  • Exercise sound judgement on technical accounting matters and propose the appropriate course of action.

The Successful Applicant

I am looking for a qualified CCAB Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIPFA or CIMA).

You will have extensive Financial Audit experience gained in the Public Sector or in Commerce.

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of public sector audit and accounting issues
  • Knowledge and understanding of the key issues affecting public sector bodies
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of audit and accounting standards and their application to the public sector, including emerging and technical issues.
  • Efficient time management and project management skills - including the ability to lead a portfolio of clients and audits on a daily basis.
  • Team management - the ability to lead staff of a variety of skills, backgrounds and experiences
  • Written communication skills - including the ability to draft formal and informal reports for final review by the Client or Project Manager for both internal and external distribution.
  • Strong communication and interview skills coupled with good analytical skills and the ability to demonstrate sound professional judgement.
  • Ability to form and develop relationships with key officers

What's on Offer

A salary starting on the range of £39,040 - £44,439 dependant on experience

excellent benefits package including;

  • 33 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • flexible working
  • paid subscription fees to your accounting body
  • ability to buy and sell annual leave

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