Interim External Auditor

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Central Government

Location: London

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 26/03/2021

Start: ASAP

Duration: 3 - 6 months

Salary: £350 - £500 per day

Details

We are looking for a number of external auditors to start immediately with our client.

The key responsibilities are:

  • The preparation and completion of high-quality audit work programmes;
  • The timely audit of annual accounts, audited to professional standards;
  • Deputising for the Audit Lead if and when required;
  • Acting as Reporting Officer for junior staff including performance assessment and day to day management and desk training;
  • Keeping Audit Manager/Audit Lead informed of progress;
  • Maintaining knowledge of and good relations with the audited body;
  • Conducting fieldwork (compliance and substantive testing, analytical review, etc.)
  • Producing high quality audit write ups and ensuring high quality outputs are delivered by more junior staff;
  • Submitting completed audit work (e.g. examination and certification journals) to task managers;

Key criteria:

  • Ideally ACA Qualified – ACCA/CIMA to be considered also
  • Experience with external audit, ideally from Big 4, top 10 and beyond will also be considered
  • Experience playing a key part in undertaking end-to-end Audit process
  • Experience within Central Government is desired
  • Advanced excel skills
  • A can-do attitude

The position sits inside IR35 and is paying £350-500 per day depending on experience. Please reach out to – Timsalmon@allenlane.co.uk / 07921335786

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