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Job description

Auditors provide essential services to businesses, public sector organisations and charities that are obliged to have their financial accounts checked by an independent and external professional in order to ensure that their organisation is accurately reporting upon its financial status.

Many businesses employ Internal Auditors to ensure that all financial systems and procedures are sound throughout the organisation and to thoroughly prepare for the annual external auditing process.

Duties include:

  • Gaining detailed knowledge and understanding of the organisation to be audited.
  • Reviewing financial accounts, balance sheets and profit and loss reports.
  • Working with clients to investigate specific items in reports.
  • Identifying problems or potential problems.
  • Analysing reporting processes and systems.
  • A sound knowledge of statutory financial and corporate rules and regulations.
  • Producing reports in relation to all of the above and also suggesting improvements.

Some auditors are called upon to work alone on a client's site, whereas more senior Auditors or Audit Managers may lead larger teams tasked with auditing large companies or organisations. All Auditors require excellent communication skills, due to frequent interaction with clients, both financial and non financial, as well as the need to produce detailed reports for senior managers and boards of directors. Auditors also require excellent attention to detail, analysis and problem solving skills and frequently work under the pressure of deadlines.

Qualifications

To become an Auditor you must be a qualified accountant, having completed the examinations from bodies such as the ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS or ICAI. You must retain your membership of your accounting body to work as an Auditor.

Salary snapshot

Recent salaries advertised on TopFinancialJobs (October 2009) include:

  • £41-50,000 per annum for an Audit Senior (newly qualified) working for a firm of chartered accountants in London, servicing a client base of SMEs, along with some blue chip and AIM listed clients.
  • £45-55,000 for a fully qualified Internal Auditor working as part of a team in London with a remit to audit companies within the UK and Europe.
  • £42-45,000 for a newly qualified Audit Senior to work for a Big 4 accountancy firm in London, in a team providing services to smaller listed group companies to medium sized businesses.
  • £40-55,000 for a qualified Audit Manager working in internal audit for a global defence manufacturing and aerospace company in Dorset.

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Audit Semi Senior
Posted: 11 May 2021
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK
Salary: Competitive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Annual depending on experience
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Durham
Salary: Competitive
Audit and Compliance Manager
Posted: 11 May 2021
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £36,500 Annual
Senior Reviewer / Auditor
Posted: 11 May 2021
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southam, Warwickshire
Salary: £28,000 - £37,000 Annual 23 days holiday + bank, Contributory
Senior Internal Auditor
Posted: 11 May 2021
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Salary: Competitive
Assistant Internal Auditor
Posted: 11 May 2021
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £28,000 - £40,000 Annual plus benefits
Audit and Accounts Manager
Posted: 11 May 2021
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 Annual
Audit Senior
Posted: 11 May 2021
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City, Birmingham
Salary: £38,000 - £48,000 Annual
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive £Competitive + benefits
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