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Interim Senior Audit Manager

Michael Page Finance
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£250 - £350 per day
Closing date
May 27, 2022

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Qualified, CIMA
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Job Details

As the Interim Senior Audit Manager you will be responsible for full lifecycle analyses of key business controls and processes to independently report on performance, effectiveness and design. This will also include planning and delivery of simple and complex reviews that allow for effective audit coverage, as well as assessing controls using data analysis, testing and benchmarking.

Client Details

Our client is an internationally renowned business going through an exciting period of growth who are looking to bring in an experienced Senior Audit Manager on an interim basis. They are well regarded in the South Coast market with a reputation for employee satisfaction due to both work life balance and an excellent company culture.


  • Provide specific risk inputs to the development of the rolling audit plan
  • Assist the Portfolio Manager in planning and determining the audit scope for relevant audits of medium size or complexity
  • Build and maintain credible and trustworthy relationships with key audit stakeholders - delivering to them both in meetings and formal audit reports
  • Apply clear and logical thinking to the development of each audit risk assessment and audit test programme
  • Comply with audit standards and methodology and deliver meaningful audit conclusions
  • Provide clear and convincing insights on the governance, control environment and the impact on their business outcomes, whilst also focusing on quality
  • Interact with business stakeholders to reach an agreement on final audit reports, on corrective actions and delivering the final output, i.e. concluded testing programmes, with support from the Portfolio Manager
  • Integrate core competency expertise & knowledge into the audit delivery
  • Participate in strategic corporate change projects and provide inputs on controls and risks
  • Report and escalate risks and issues as appropriate
  • Build technical / commercial knowledge and business awareness through own research and interactions with relevant stakeholders
  • Contribute to the Group Audit global team through own professional skills, technical knowledge and innovative initiatives / projects.
  • Identify proactive efficiency's that can be implemented in delivery
  • Experience in applying and verifying Data Analytics / Data Science/ Digitisation as part of an audit approach
  • Build relationships with peers in Group Audit across geographies and proactively exchange ideas and information
  • Support and guide junior colleagues assigned to your audit portfolios, and track progress against plan, to ensure projects are delivered as per budget, time and quality expected
  • Provide guidance on controls, risk and governance to the business, as required, to ensure full compliance with the organisation's rules and regulations


  • Prior success conducting external and/or internal audits
  • Proven experience with in large and complex audit departments
  • Background in communicating with internal stakeholders including senior management
  • Strong project management, time management and organisational skills
  • A track record of being able to build strong relationships while asking challenging questions
  • Good background/experience with audit methodologies and techniques
  • Have a professional, enthusiastic and resourceful approach
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Teams

Job Offer

  • Day Rate Circa £350 per day
  • Hybrid Working Options
  • Immediate Start Available


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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