BDO UK

Audit Senior Manager – CASS – Financial Services

Recruiter
BDO UK
Location
London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, UK
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 May 2024
Closes
17 Jun 2024
Ref
R13749
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Audit Senior Manager – CASS – Financial Services

Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions entrepreneurial organisations need to navigate today’s changing world.

We work with the companies that are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high‑growth businesses that fuel the economy – and directly advise the owners and management teams leading them.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Made up of over 450 specialists in financial services, our FS Audit team are essential, not just to BDO, but to the whole economy. By providing quality assurance to the businesses we work with, across the financial services industry, we help to ensure the continuing stability and authenticity of the financial markets. From small start-ups to large international organisations and FTSE 250 companies, it’s our expertise that enables the companies we work with to succeed, no matter what their business goals may be. Driven and ambitious by nature, when you join this team, you’ll make a real and tangible difference – and play a critical part in accelerating our growth journey. If you’re searching for a unique challenge, in a fast-paced and collaborative environment, this is it. Discover a role that delivers all the training, coaching and development you need to succeed.

We’ll help you succeed

The Client Assets(CASS) work we do is underpinned by quality. We deliver CASS audits which are trusted and transparent which can be relied upon by companies and the FCA. You’ll be someone who is comfortable working pro-actively and, managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with Senior Managers, Directors, and BDO’s Partners. You’ll help deliver accurate and transparent reporting to all relevant stakeholders as you provide long term value.

  • Act as audit lead on a range of financial services entities. The expectation is that on large assignments this role will be supported by one (or more) Managers. 
  • Overall responsibility for each assignment will be retained by the Partner
  • Responsible for leading and directing all aspects of audit services delivered
  • Responsible for maximising profitability from a portfolio and taking responsibility for budgeting, WiP control and billing
  • Support Partners in group sales and marketing activity, including playing a leading role in pitch teams, attendance at group networking, and other marketing events as appropriate
  • Contribute to development of new business relationships and business proposals through high level sales and marketing activity. This will include winning work.
  • Support Partners with the implementation and communication of any new business strategy for existing entities, target firms and the internal business
  • Engage directly on technical and audit judgement decisions

To join BDO’s CASS practice, you'll be someone with:

  • ACA /ACCA/ ICAS qualified or overseas equivalent.
  • Previous experience of managing and coaching people.
  • Good working knowledge of the FCA’s CASS rulebook and the FRC’s Assurance Standard for client asset engagements.
  • Working knowledge of financial products, firm services, issues regarding advice and regulation and compliance.
  • Controls experience.
  • Project Management experience.

You’ll be able to be yourself; we’ll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to our business. We’re committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task at hand.

At BDO, we’ll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We’re in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO’s core values and we’re proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we’ll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you’ll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value and satisfying experiences at work, so we’ve invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO’s people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we’ll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you’ll never stop learning at BDO.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we’re always finding new ways to invest in you. Across the UK thousands of unique minds continue to come together to help companies we work with to achieve their ambitions.

We’ve got a clear purpose, and we’re confident in our future, because we’re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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

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