Top 10 Audit Semi Senior – Financial Services Clients

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  • Sector:

    Accounting Practice

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  • Salary:

    24000 - 30000 + ACA Study Support

  • Contact:

    Ben Vickers

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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  • Client:

    BV Recruitment

Are you an Audit Semi Senior / Audit Trainee who has passed the first 4 to 6 exams of the ACA qualification (ie you are no further than completing the certificate level of the ACA?). Do you have first time passes in all exams to date? Are you looking to leave your current firm, transfer your training contract and finish your remaining ACA exams with a Top 10 firm? Are you also looking to specialise in working with financial services clients, specifically insurance and insurance related companies? Are you keen to move to a firm based in Central London where you can continue with your training and develop, learn new skills and progress in the future? If so, this expanding international practice, with lovely offices and a structured career path for all staff, is currently looking to recruit an Audit Semi Senior / Audit Trainee with a strong ACA exam history who is no further than completing their certificate level exams. Based in the prestigious Financial Services, your role will be audit based and will include being trained so you can complete all stages of the audit process and start to lead smaller audits yourself in the immediate future. You will also gain exposure to a large number of advisory based projects and one off assignments. You will work on clients with turnovers from £50m up to £400m (although some international groups are significantly larger), to include many international businesses, complex groups and IFRS exposure. Your clients will all be financial services based, and include insurance companies, Lloyds Syndicates, funds, asset managers, corporate finance firms, private equity houses and many more FCA regulated businesses. To start with you will mainly carry out the testing stage of the audit process but you will quickly be trained so you can start to complete the planning and completion stages. There will also be a small element of statutory accounts preparation in your role.

To be considered for this new role you must have completed no more than the first 6 exams of the ACA qualification, and you must have first time passes in all ACA exams to date. It is likely you will currently be working for a medium or large sized firm, in a role at least 50% external audit based, with between 12 and 18 months experience in a good quality practice. You must have experience of at least audit testing (planning and completion would be an advantage but not essential). You must also have a strong academic background including a 2i or 1st class degree. You will be given every opportunity at this firm to acquire new skills and progress to a higher level at a rapid pace, and you will be given top rate training and support so that you pass your remaining ACA exams at first attempt. An interest in specialising in financial services clients is also essential (experience would be an advantage but an interest is also fine).

This growing Top 10 international accountancy firm with over 300 staff has a great reputation for being a friendly and supportive place to work and providing their staff with challenging and varied roles. You will work in a friendly and growing team, and you can expect to work on an interesting array of financial services based clients. The financial services department is growing at a rapid rate due to many new business wins from larger accountancy firms. Overall this is a unique opportunity for a good quality Audit Semi Senior who has passed no more than the first 6 ACA exams, to join a leading Top 10 international practice and specialise in a rewarding and interesting sector, finish all your remaining ACA exams and carry out a high profile role with great future opportunities on offer.