External Audit (Ex BIG 4 - Consultancy Auditor engagement)

London, England, United Kingdom
£450 - £650 per day
14 Dec 2018
19 Dec 2018
Contract type
Full time


My client a BIG 4 consultancy with global operations are currently recruiting for External auditors to join them on a contract basis in London. Their client base is from a wide range of business sectors, ranging in size from owner-managed businesses to multi-national organisations. As an audit manager you will get to work with a wide range of clients within a cross functional office. Many of their clients are subsidiaries of overseas companies giving their work a truly international perspective.


  • Time and exam Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA or country equivalent
  • Recent and significant experience as a Manager in an audit capacity within a top 10 accountancy firm
  • Current experience of accounting and financial reporting standards including IFRS and UK standards
  • Significant audit experience for large, mixed sector corporate clients


  • To manage engagements, overseeing in-charge and audit assistants work ensuring compliance with client, statutory and KAM requirements, appreciating relevant internal and external market factors, ensuring the effective and timely delivery of engagements
  • Oversee and direct the budgeting, planning, co-ordination and control of engagements in accordance with client, statutory, KAM and business requirements to ensure effective service delivery and maximised recoverability
  • Direct, coach and mentor Assistant Managers to assist them in the effective delivery of engagements and the direction of their subordinates ensuring cost effective, timely completion and effective service delivery to the required standard on each engagement
  • Nurture and seek worthwhile relationships with clients, business departments and staff, for the sharing of information and to identify and progress current and future Audit requirements
  • Contributes towards the creation, implementation and delivery of the Audit Business Plan and offer support in relation to issues identified as a result of organisational or client focus change
  • Assist the Senior Manager and Director in monitoring the effectiveness of Audit services delivered, providing feedback and reflection on the quality of service accordingly
  • Preparation of reports to senior management and audit committees

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