FS Audit Manager - Various Locations
Competitive BDO's dedicated financial services team provides services to clients varying from large international financial institutions to AIM listed companies, new entrants and innovative challenger brands. We provide full audit, tax and specialist risk and regulation advisory services across the Asset Management, Banking and Retail Finance, Capital Markets, Insurance and Technology Risk industry sectors. The financial services sector is evolving and adapting as a result of intense competition, unprecedented economic turbulence and increasing customer expectations. It is a fiercely competitive and increasingly regulated environment where it is vital to demonstrate integrity, transparency and innovation to win customers and to stay ahead of the competition. At BDO we truly understand the issues our clients face and have a complete commitment to delivering exceptional client service. We are recruiting an FS Audit Manager to join our growing team. As an FS Audit Manager, you will be a key member of the audit group and will be responsible for servicing clients, directing all assurance services delivered and managing our people and practice.FS Audit Managers to be based in one of the following offices:
• Bristol Responsibilities Act a Senior Audit Manager on a range of financial services clients. Overall responsibility for each assignment will be retained by the PartnerResponsible for leading and directing all aspects of audit services deliveredPeople management responsibilities covering resource planning and allocation, performance management, training and recommendations for promotion. Act as a mentor to team members and provide coaching with a view to assisting them to achieve their personal career goals. Responsible for maximising profitability from a portfolio of clients and taking responsibility for budgeting, WiP control and billingLiaison with central departments on risk management, technical and other mattersTake part in wider practice management at local levelSupport Directors and Partners in group sales and marketing activity, including playing a leading role in client pitch teams, attendance at group networking, and other marketing events as appropriateParticipate in Key Account ManagementEngage with clients directly on technical and audit judgement decisions. Requirements ACA/ICAS qualified or overseas equivalentEducated up to degree level or CTSPrevious Senior Audit Manager or Manager in practiceListed client and financial services client experience desirableKnowledge of the CASS rules and experience of client money and assets audits, reporting to the FCA desirableExcellent working knowledge of UK and International GAAS, IFRS, UK GAAP and Financial Reporting requirementsManaging and developing staff (not only audit teams), i.e. coordinating staff projects, mentoring, counselling, appraising, recruiting etc.Proven experience in managing a wide portfolio of concurrent projects and project teams in a project management framework Our Agency PolicyBDO has a commitment to building relationships directly with candidates (and agencies) in our local markets and as such, we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. We work closely with our preferred suppliers to support us in sourcing quality candidates but we only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place and an agency has been instructed by a member of the BDO Resourcing team. We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to BDO by any means other than through our recruitment portal. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the BDO Resourcing team, BDO reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.