Director - Audit Quality team - top 10 firm

London Permanent
  • Top 10 accounting firm with hybrid working.
  • Audit quality is central to this firm's strategy.

About Our Client

This large, growing top 10 accounting firm works with ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high‑growth businesses that fuel the economy.Audit quality is central to their strategy as an Audit Stream.

Job Description

Consistent high audit quality enables this firm to attract, develop and retain talented people and be proud of their work. The successful candidate will have responsibilities for forward looking and pre-emptive consideration of upcoming developments and business needs identified in relation to audit methodology and the audit software content. The successful candidate will have responsibilities for working on specific projects intended to result in new or enhanced guidance, training and other materials for dissemination to the audit stream.

General responsibilities:

  • Working with other Directors and Partners to help manage and run the group
  • Responding to audit methodology queries and signing off methodology consults as appropriate in accordance with the ISQM1 framework
  • Working with other directors and senior managers to deliver methodology projects
  • Managing and developing staff i.e. coordinating staff projects, mentoring, appraising, recruiting etc
  • As part of the Audit Advisory team, providing advice and ensuring compliance with ISAs (UK) and the firm's audit methodology.

The Successful Applicant

You'll be someone who is comfortable working pro-actively and, managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with Senior Managers, Directors, and Partners.You'll be someone with:

    • Clear and demonstrable commitment to Audit Quality
    • ACA or similar professional accountancy qualification
    • Experience of the development of audit methodology and guidance
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of several teams and able to use own initiative
    • Ability to think innovatively, using existing methodology and best practice to independently develop new methodology and guidance
    • Demonstrate ability to communicate and present technical content to large and senior audiences
    • Experience of training design, development and delivery
    • Strong and practical problem-solving skills
    • Proven ability to coach individuals and teams

What's on Offer

  • Play a key role in market reform.
  • Help to shape the role and lead the expanding Audit Quality team.
  • Director level salary and benefits.
  • Hybrid working.
Colin Hawkins
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2249

Job summary

Job function
Audit & Advisory
Practice (Audit) & Assurance
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Colin Hawkins
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2249
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