Audit Executive Audit Executive …

Grant Thornton
in Leicester, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Grant Thornton
in Leicester, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Grant Thornton
Audit Executive
Job Description Summary:
To work as part of the team, leading on site audit teams, effectively providing a hands on compliance and or advisory role that meets or exceeds client expectations and supports the partner or manager team.

Job Description:
• Is aware of the wide range of Grant Thornton services and spots opportunities to educate clients of those services
• Is actively involved in office marketing events when appropriate and is an 'ambassador' of the firm

• Takes responsibility for wider client management and liaison on smaller less complex assignments
• Takes an active part in the audit planning discussions to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy
• Communicates any issues relating to an audit with manager or partner including matters which arise during the audit which were not identified at the planning stage
• Ensures the efficient use of appropriate software packages
• Oversees all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion
• Prepares or reviews work papers and drafts of the financial statements
• Produces client deliverables, specifically drafting sections of the report to management
• Addresses, discusses and advances conclusion in respect of technical and audit issues identified during the course of the audit
• Maintains up to date understanding of clients' business
• Maintains good working relationships with client employees
• Adheres to the firms risk management policies and procedures, including being familiar with and consulting the audit manual

• Delegates work to other members of the audit team, ensuring associates understand their responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job training or coaching
• Attends training courses as identified in order to develop both technical and personal skills and keeps records for compliance purposes
• Maintains an understanding of audit methodology
• Contributes to departmental and office meetings

Operations and results
• Controls the audit in relation to timescales and risk management procedures
• Consistently achieves deadlines and understands the commercial implications of actions relating to productivity, recoverability, fee income and client service
• Accurately records time spent and documents reasons for overruns
• Communicates workload with manager or partner