A challenging and rewarding career opportunity in a Big 4 firm awaits a qualified accountant with several years’ risk assurance experience. The successful applicant will join a team which helps a wide range of mid-tier clients to identify measure and manage their risk profile more effectively by offering knowledge and expertise covering clients’ internal controls (including IT systems), technology, non-financial reporting, corporate sustainability and regulatory compliance.
In addition to supporting the external financial audit, the team also provides a variety of internal audit and advisory services. You should have the necessary experience to understand complex client processes enabling you to develop non-audit assurance solutions to meet client needs and issues; growing the proposition through business development and building reputation in the market place; Take ownership of senior client relationships, leading conversations to maximise opportunities and cross-selling where appropriate; Play an active role in the strategic leadership of the Performance Assurance proposition; Work with and manage expectations of client stakeholders across a number of functions within your clients; Manage project teams to deliver solutions including scoping, testing, and reporting against non-audit assurance standards; Identify and develop opportunities for new non-audit assurance business.
Your essential skills and experience should include a proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions; Experience providing assurance against formal methodologies and standards; a proven track record of successful business development and leading proposals; Experience in performing assurance / audit work either as an external auditor, internal auditor, or through controls reviews / initiatives; Strong project management and coaching skills; Well-developed listening and questioning techniques; Excellent verbal skills and report writing capability; Ability to work autonomously without the need for day to day direct management. You should be a proficient networker and relationship builder who is able to lead a team of high quality managers and demonstrate a ‘shirt-sleeves’ approach. You will benefit from an excellent range of experience in a highly professional, knowledge sharing environment and a competitive salary package