Bishop Fleming

Public Sector Audit Executive

Location
Cheltenham
Salary
Competitive salary + great benefits
Posted
13 Jan 2023
Closes
13 Feb 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Public Sector Audit Executive

About the Role

We are looking to recruit a number of talented Qualified or Part Qualified auditors to join our rapidly expanding Public Sector Audit team. 

To assist us with our ambitious growth plans, we are on the lookout for self-motivated auditors who are looking to play a key role in one of UK’s most forward thinking and progressive accountancy practices. 

We’ve just been appointed as one of the main firms on the national Public Sector Audit Appointments (PSAA) scheme to deliver a range of public sector external audits for local government, police, fire and national parks. We’ve also just been ranked fifth in the Accountancy Age Mid-Tier Power Rankings – and we’re the highest ranked firm in the South West. This comes on the back of nearly 20% growth last year, several award wins, and record-breaking recruitment taking our headcount to nearly 40 partners and 500 people.

This role will enable you to take full advantage of the hybrid working that we offer to all of our people. Whether you’re working from the office, from home or from a client site, we support our people to achieve the right balance of flexibility in line with delivering excellent client service.  

Not only will this role give you the opportunity to make a real difference to your clients, it will also provide you with the skills and experience that you need to develop into a future leader of our business. 

Outside of the normal day job, there will be plenty of opportunities to get involved in activities that will help you quickly progress to Manager – this can be everything from supporting in our business development programme through to enrolling on our management development training sessions. 

You will get to work with a broad range of clients from local authorities, NHS trusts, Fire and Police authorities and more. 

Acting as a business advisor, you will actively contribute towards the success of your client’s business.

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Leading and executing audits and other assurance engagements from planning to completion
  • Building strong relationships with your clients and ensuring that a quality service is delivered 
  • Developing and coaching our trainees so that they become accomplished business advisors

 You will have the support and guidance of an approachable senior management team who will help you to achieve your long-term career goals. 

About You 

 To be considered for the role, you will need to be: 

  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or Part Qualified (or equivalent) – We can provide full study support if you require it
  • Experienced at taking responsibility for a range of Public Sector audit assignments
  • An excellent communicator who enjoys building relationships with their clients
  • Well organised with strong attention to detail levels
  • A real team player who wants to contribute to the overall success of Bishop Fleming

Why Bishop Fleming?!

We’re a rapidly growing Top 30 Accountancy firm. We’ve just been ranked fifth in the Accountancy Age Mid-Tier Power Rankings – and we’re the highest ranked firm in the South West. This comes on the back of nearly 20% growth last year, several award wins, and record-breaking recruitment taking our headcount to nearly 40 partners and 500 people. 

If that’s not enough, we offer a fantastic range of benefits including: 

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus Christmas off!
  • Hybrid working 
  • A contributory Pension scheme 
  • Life assurance 
  • Simply Health cashback plan including access to 24/7 online GP service and counselling services 
  • Perkbox discounts and rewards platform with over 4,00 perks and discounts
  • Yulife employee wellbeing app 
  • Social events with active social committees that plan internal and external events
  • Free tea & coffee in all our offices 
  • Free fresh fruit 
  • Numerous opportunities for development 

Please contact Craig Sullivan, Partner or Sam Ford Talent Acquisition Manager if you would like to discuss this opportunity further. 

We welcome applicants who would like the flexibility in their working arrangements, including working from home or part time working, which may help to accommodate parent or carer responsibilities, further studies and activities outside of work.

We are committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We support a culture where people are valued and treated fairly with respect and differences are understood and celebrated. 

The more varied our workforce, the broader the expertise within our business. The broader our expertise, the greater our chances of innovation and success. That's why we're committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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