Our client a leading a accounting firm are seeking a Senior Executive to join their team.
03rd May, 2022
As a Senior Executive within Digital, Risk & Advisory Services you will take responsibility for running assignments, supervising the work of more junior staff and working directly with our clients under manager supervision. You will be involved in a range of assurance and advisory projects, and will gain broad experience of delivering assignments across our commercial and not for profit client base. The complexity and size of assignments will vary significantly and your work assigned will generally be well defined.
Conduct assignments from planning to final reporting, using experience and judgement to apply methodology, seeking guidance from managers as required.
Execute a wide variety of tests/ procedures and accurately interpret results, whilst ensuring the work is competently and efficiently performed in accordance with professional standards.
Proactively build client relationships, understand their business and consider how can bring longer-term value beyond the immediate remit of our work.
Effectively analyse data and information (structured/unstructured) to drive evidence-based findings. Clearly articulate and link the implications of these findings to the clients’ broader business issues and objectives.
Apply internal control concepts in a wide variety of settings, develop appropriate testing approaches and assess the exposures resulting from ineffective or missing control practices.
Understand the financial, operational, and compliance risks which affect activities.
Demonstrate the ability to identify and appropriately define those risks, and formulate recommendations which are appropriate, practical and cost-effective.
Prioritise work so resources are devoted to areas of highest risk in line with agreed terms of reference for the work.
Consistently document relevant facts and information which support the work performed and conclusions drawn, so other reviewers can follow your logic in line with the methodology and risk and quality assurance requirements.
Effectively evaluate results, weighing the relevancy, accuracy, and perspective of conclusions against the accumulated evidence. Be effective in communicating results, both verbally and in writing (will be reviewed by senior members) so they are persuasive, placed in the appropriate context, and understood by the recipient.
Communicate in a proactive and professional manner with clients.
Be proactive in making business decisions, for example, providing solutions for any client challenges.
Demonstrate effective time management skills by completing assignments within time budgets and calendar schedules while handling multiple tasks.
Exhibit creativity and innovation in recommending risk and control improvements to client practices and processes.
Engage in professional development activities.
Supervise, coach, support and develop junior members of the team and always share expertise within the team.
Contribute to, and participate in the growth and development of our team i.e. marketing, networking and business development activities.
Be a team player – collaborating with colleagues to assist with continuous improvement in everything we do.
Relevant professional experience covering any one or more of the following:
Supply chain and supplier risk
Contract and commercial risk
A relevant professional qualification such as ACA, ACCA, CIPFA, CMIIA (CIA + 3 QIAL case studies); other relevant qualifications
Proficient in MS Office
Experience with data analytics techniques and software, however additional training will be provided
Experience in using flow charting software
Full driving licence and personal car, preferable (flexibility to travel on a regular basis locally with potential for wider travel including international assignments)
Fluency in multiple languages an advantage but not essential