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Job ID:

188648

Location:

Essex 

Salary:

per year
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Job Views:

2

Posted:

10/04/2019
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Job Description:

Overall job purpose

To provide on-site management of each assurance assignment in an efficient and effective manner, and to help ensure that clients receive a quality service in all aspects.

Responsibilities

  • To be a key part of assurance teams undertaking assignments, including opportunities to lead the on-site element of the work.
  • To ensure that each assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out all aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures.
  • To ensure assurance quality at all times, ensuring all tasks are completed in line with the firm's and the profession's standards to ensure internal and external quality assurance requirements are met on all assignments
  • To communicate any problems in complying with these instructions, or any contentious issues identified, to the assignment manager immediately, identifying and commenting upon the possible solutions.
  • To provide adequate briefing, supervision, and "on the job" training for less experienced members of staff, whether as lead supervisor or as part of a team.
  • To act as day to day point of contact for the client during the onsite work and to respond to client queries on a timely basis at other times during the assurance process, practising the principles of excellent client service at all times.

Personal and professional qualities

The role requires:

Essential

  • Candidates must be at least one year into ACA, ACCA or AAT with preferred first time passes in all examinations.
  • To enable us to provide study support, candidates will need to have strong academics - 5 GCSEs at C or above including B in Maths & English Language, 280 UCAS points from top 3 A levels (or equivalent). Graduates will need at least a 2:1 degree. All grades must be achieved at first attempt
  • Minimum 12 months consistent exposure to assurance assignments with a reputable firm.
  • At least 25% of previous experience to have been on assurance assignments.
  • Eagerness to learn and grow into the role, liaising directly with managers, partners and senior client finance staff
  • Willingness to show initiative and take responsibility for the completion of assignments, and to assist with managing own workload and those of staff around you to enable assignments to be delivered.
  • A "can-do" attitude to working, including flexibility to work in a range of client locations across Essex and East London, sometime further afield, and on a wide range of clients.

WHY RSM?

As one of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, we'll help you reach your full potential. The variety of projects you'll work on will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you'll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking. Find your future at RSM.

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RSM UK

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Audit Assistant

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Job ID:

188648

Location:

Essex 

Salary:

per year
col-narrow-right 

Job Views:

2

Posted:

10/04/2019
col-wide 

Job Description:

Overall job purpose

To provide on-site management of each assurance assignment in an efficient and effective manner, and to help ensure that clients receive a quality service in all aspects.

Responsibilities

  • To be a key part of assurance teams undertaking assignments, including opportunities to lead the on-site element of the work.
  • To ensure that each assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out all aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures.
  • To ensure assurance quality at all times, ensuring all tasks are completed in line with the firm's and the profession's standards to ensure internal and external quality assurance requirements are met on all assignments
  • To communicate any problems in complying with these instructions, or any contentious issues identified, to the assignment manager immediately, identifying and commenting upon the possible solutions.
  • To provide adequate briefing, supervision, and "on the job" training for less experienced members of staff, whether as lead supervisor or as part of a team.
  • To act as day to day point of contact for the client during the onsite work and to respond to client queries on a timely basis at other times during the assurance process, practising the principles of excellent client service at all times.

Personal and professional qualities

The role requires:

Essential

  • Candidates must be at least one year into ACA, ACCA or AAT with preferred first time passes in all examinations.
  • To enable us to provide study support, candidates will need to have strong academics - 5 GCSEs at C or above including B in Maths & English Language, 280 UCAS points from top 3 A levels (or equivalent). Graduates will need at least a 2:1 degree. All grades must be achieved at first attempt
  • Minimum 12 months consistent exposure to assurance assignments with a reputable firm.
  • At least 25% of previous experience to have been on assurance assignments.
  • Eagerness to learn and grow into the role, liaising directly with managers, partners and senior client finance staff
  • Willingness to show initiative and take responsibility for the completion of assignments, and to assist with managing own workload and those of staff around you to enable assignments to be delivered.
  • A "can-do" attitude to working, including flexibility to work in a range of client locations across Essex and East London, sometime further afield, and on a wide range of clients.

WHY RSM?

As one of the world's largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, we'll help you reach your full potential. The variety of projects you'll work on will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you'll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking. Find your future at RSM.