Audit supervisor


£31000 - £38000 per annum + benefits


United Kingdom,Preston

Job Type



Audit Supervisor

The role:

  • To provide on-site supervision of each assignments in an efficient and effective manner. to help ensure that the client receives a high quality service in all aspects
  • To ensure that the assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out the more rigorous aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures
  • To ensure audit quality at all time. assist with internal and external quality assurance, ensuring any actions are completed in line with the firms and professional standards
  • To communicate any problems in complying with these instructions, or any contentious issues identified, to the assignment manager immediately, identifying and commenting in line with the firms and professional standards
  • To act as day-to-day point of contact for the client, and to practice the principles of excellent client service at all times
  • To provide adequate briefing, supervision and "on the job" training for trainee staff
  • To review work completed by trainee staff for adequacy and completeness, and to undertake job appraisal interviews
  • To summarise time spent on regular basis, and to perform the firm's review and completion procedures before passing the files for manager review
  • To develop and maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil the institute's CPE requirements
  • To maintain training records conscientiously and keep up to date with examination studies, where applicable

The candidate:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Previous experience of carrying out audit related tasks
  • Proven experience in client handling
  • Proven audit experience in producing high quality audits
  • Audit experience from a practice background would be distinct advantage

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