Global vacancies

Audit Senior

Location: London

Closing date: 01/10/2021

1. Job Purpose:
Support the audit function in the delivery of audit work across the department, adherence to
required standards and all tasks are completed on time, to standard, and within budget. 
2. Scope/Reach & Key Relationships 
● All those involved in the delivery of audit work
● Partners & colleagues in other service lines who are key stakeholders in audit clients
● Client contacts
● Supervision of Audit semi seniors & assistants
● Government bodies and external organisations such as HMRC
3. Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities: 
Job/Workflow & Technical Management 
● Implementation of all allocated client audit work ensuring effective team workflow
● Arrange & lead audit planning meetings
● Preparation or delegation of key client audit work in line with agreed budget ensuring adherence to
The KR Way standards of performance document (in particular The Life of an Audit) liaising with
Senior Manager/manager/Assistant Manager where necessary on complex or key areas
● Monitor work progress and ensure appropriate levels of communication with all clients and internal
stakeholders on progress for each key task or phase
● Research and seeking to resolve issues for upward communication in more complex clients or
higher risk aspects of audit work
● Prepare the whole of the completion section including Going Concern, full KAF, etc
● Complete administration on audit files and set up relevant file reviews ensuring all sections (except
complex technical areas) are of a standard to be reviewed by a manager
● Where agreed, review of audit assistants’ work 
● Clearance of manager & appropriate RI review points
● Provide assistance to other members of the service line as required
● Contribute to the preparation of bills for own/team audit work done where required
● Act as a key point of contact for any ‘outsourced’ team members
● Apply learnings from one audit to the next
● Keep APS workflow up to date
Client, Internal and External Organisational Contact
● Act as a key point of contact for nominated clients during audit fieldwork
● Make proactive contact throughout the year outside of the direct audit process to maintain
relationship momentum and for instance arranging stock takes where relevant
● Return phone calls and written correspondence to all of the above within the required deadline and
ensure promises are kept wherever possible
● Attend Audit review and close down meetings for clients as required 
● Ensure client hygiene factors are in place, AML, KYC reviews, engagement letters, etc 

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