Insurance Audit Assistant Managers - Big 4 London
High profile listed audit clients
Vacancies at newly qualified through to Manager grade
About Our Client
This Big 4 firm's insurance audit business in London has experienced significant growth and investment over the past year.
This Big 4 market leading insurance audit department is expected to grow significantly in the next 3 to 5 years based on recent audit tender results. In addition, the forthcoming new requirements from the IASB will generate a significant amount of change in the insurance industry.
Successful applicants will be working on some of the largest opportunities in the marketplace and will be exposed to excellent career development within a fast-growing, multi-disciplinary team. Working alongside directors and partners, you will be in a senior client facing role, forging strong relationships with top tier insurance clients
As an Assistant Manager, you will be involved in all aspects of delivering audit engagements, from planning through to completion on a broad spectrum of Insurance clients. The role will include senior level client interaction and exposure to multiple clients on an annual basis, as well as daily tasks such as:
Planning and execution of audit fieldwork and statutory reporting across a portfolio of clients
Project management of all aspects of audit including agreeing audit timelines, team briefings, and supervision and delivery of audit work
Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of projects, focusing on optimising profitability
Identifying, researching and helping to resolve complex audit issues
Building relationships with the client staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm
Reporting to audit managers and partners on all salient points arising from audits.
Supervising and coaching junior members of staff to help them realise their full potential
The Successful Applicant
Fully qualified ACA/ACCA or international equivalent is essential. We will also consider those who are tracking towards full qualification (both time and exam).
Recent and extensive external audit experience within a Big 4 or mid-tier firm is required
Well-developed leadership and supervisory skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally at different seniority levels
Exceptional communication skills; both written and verbal
Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Experience auditing Insurance clients is required
Recent, practical knowledge of IFRS 17 and US GAAP is preferable
What's on Offer
Excellent salary, plus benefits and bonus.