Senior Audit Job Description

Senior Audit Job Description

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Senior audit provides support to the footprint of the Audit department of JPMAG, including consideration of changing regulatory, audit practice and industry standards and expectations.

Senior Audit Duties & Responsibilities

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Seeks to understand the client's business as a whole, including competitors, trends and key customers and shows sensitivity to the client culture and business strategy
Seek to understand the client's business as a whole, including competitors, trends and key customers and show sensitivity to the client culture and business strategy
Lead or assist on audit engagements covering AML, Compliance and Operational Risk including planning, testing, issue and report writing, issue follow-up and closure validation
Provide stakeholder management and continuous monitoring for areas in AML, Compliance and Operational Risk
Remain current with regulatory developments related to AML, Compliance and Operational Risk and assessment impact on audit engagements
Audit the balance sheet and income statements for the company's clients
Audit the balance sheet and income statements for the company
Learn and continue to be a business advisor for clients
Monitor and assess client business control environments and identify changes or exceptions
Assist Management in consulting with clients on effective business processes including best practices and internal control approaches

Senior Audit Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Senior Audit

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Education for Senior Audit

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Employers hiring for the senior audit job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Education, Technology, Computer Science, Interpretation, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Physics

Skills for Senior Audit

Desired skills for senior audit include:

Business supported and the regulatory framework they operate in
Company
Group and financial services industry
Business
Audit and technological changes pertinent internal and regulatory policy and procedural requirements to ensure audit integrity
Organizational
Process innovation and service quality
Compliance
Selected specialty practice
IT

Desired experience for senior audit includes:

Demonstrate knowledge of the financial services or funds industry
Work with clients, both closely-held and SEC reporting
Supervise staff in completing fieldwork
Prepare client-related tax returns
Closely supervise staff members
Act as mentor to staff and assist with recruiting and retention

Senior Audit Examples

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Senior Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a senior audit. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior audit
  • Supervise the work of staff auditors
  • Take charge of all stages of the audit - planning, fieldwork and wrap-up
  • Review client SEC filings
  • Able to work under pressure of deadlines and cost budgets
  • Run smaller engagements from start to finish
  • Be responsible for all aspects of the audit practice
  • Run and supervise fieldwork at client sites
  • Work with Managers and Partners in the delivery of financial statements and related tax returns
  • Experience in Bio-tech and technology preferred
  • Managing, understanding and assisting with planning multiple audit assignments in Manufacturing, Distribution, Not-For-Profit and Benefits Plans and many more industries, including Bio-tech and technology
Qualifications for senior audit
  • School boards/education audit experience
  • Understands cash flow effects of complex activities (non-cash, acquisitions)
  • 3+ years construction audit experience
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all management levels is critical
  • Solid Audit Experience
  • An ambitious and inquisitive person with a strong team ethic
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Senior Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a senior audit. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior audit
  • Planning and executing day-to-day activities of audit engagements of commercial business clients including distribution, manufacturing and professional services
  • Take ownership for identifying risk, such as credit, market, liquidity, operational, legal, compliance, technology, and systemic
  • Identify opportunities for improving existing processes or creating new ones that more effectively anticipate, manage and reduce risk to the company and its participants
  • Review team members' work for accuracy and compliance
  • Present audit findings and find ways to increase compliance and efficiency
  • You will consistently improve internal controls
  • Supervise, train, and mentor others Keep manager/principal aware of engagement status
  • Conduct audit tests to verify fair representation of client financial statements, including tests of internal controls
  • Pursuing Polish Chartered Accountant, ACCA certification
  • Express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in written form and is capable of writing detailed document findings
Qualifications for senior audit
  • Small to middle market CPA firm experience
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years prior experience in a CPA firm (Big 4 a plus)
  • Ability to work independently, and be open to potential career path to management
  • Professional certification such as CPA, CIA, or CISA
  • Self-starter who is highly motivated and able to work in a self-directed team environment lead people and projects
  • SEC exposure
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Senior Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior audit. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior audit
  • Lead or assist with compliance and environmental audits
  • Performs high quality, risk-focused fieldwork, in accordance with Internal policies, methodologies, and standards in order to identify meaningful issues, risks and other exposures in the area of the company being audited
  • Specialists may have different roles depending on their department but all will need to be able to use their skills to find effective solutions to problems as part of the day-to-day business
  • Conducts risk-focused audits that can have a negative impact of business continuity
  • Studies and evaluates clients' internal controls
  • Understand internal control deficiencies, works on training entry level staff on internal control processes and develops comments for management letters
  • Performing, assisting and supervising audits, reviews and compilations for various types of clients
  • General Computer Control
  • Recovery and Resolution
  • Prepare for information/documents/reports under the tasks assigned of Team leader/Manager in charge of audit team, assign subordinates to prepare those documents but must be responsible for quality/deadline of information/documents/reports under the requirement of the Teamleader/Manager in charge of audit team
Qualifications for senior audit
  • Bachelors degree or MS in accounting or Bachelors degree plus all required courses to sit for the CPA exam
  • Minimum of 2 Years in a Public Accounting Environment
  • Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA or CPA
  • Previous auditing experience - ideally of large multi-national comapnies
  • Strong understanding of Irish GAAP and IFRS
  • Ability to self motivate and lead individuals where needed
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Senior Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a senior audit. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior audit
  • Assist senior management on proposals and business development calls
  • Being recognised as knowledgeable of model risk controls within IA and the business
  • Monitoring business performance to check that outstanding issues are effectively monitored and resolved in a reasonable timeframe
  • Effectively leading high profile strategic engagements which have the potential to add significant business value, including the effective planning of the engagement, completion of audit fieldwork and reporting
  • Making sure the engagements you're responsible for are appropriately scoped, and managing the prompt and effective response to ad hoc business requests
  • Research, analyze, and report on accounting, auditing, and related issues and developments
  • Collaborate with Managers/Partners to ensure effective communication and service delivery
  • Responsible for planning and executing engagements of varying size and complexity simultaneously
  • Assist in preparing client reports
  • Independently plan and conduct home office engagements
Qualifications for senior audit
  • Experience within a medium to large practice environment with either audit or reporting experience
  • Demonstrated effective project management and organization skills to lead large projects/initiatives with good attention to details
  • Ability to generate ideas, think strategically, and think "outside-the-box" for an innovative audit approach
  • Excellent skills to communicate clearly and openly both verbally and in writing (prior policy writing experience is an asset)
  • Knowledge of current UK GAAP accounting standards
  • Prior experience servicing clients in the Manufacturing and Distribution industry preferred
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Senior Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of senior audit. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior audit
  • Financial statement preparation and review in compliance with relevant standards
  • A results-orientated and client-centric approach to your work, with a keenness to understand your clients business
  • Assists non-IT auditors with technology-related audit matters
  • Directly supervise and evaluate Audit staff
  • Perform all audit functions and maintain minimum 90% realization rate
  • Stay current with all pertinent laws and rulings
  • Make recommendations for operational and financial improvement
  • Communicate effectively as a liaison between client and audit staff
  • Research and analyze financial statements and audit- and tax-related issues utilizing databases, and employ audit software to review and compile financial information
  • Engage in recruiting efforts as needed
Qualifications for senior audit
  • Commercial and Financial Services experience
  • 2 to 3 years audit experience with a Public practice firm, Big 4 is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office required
  • Bachelor's (or higher) degree in accounting or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent)
  • One year of accounting and auditing experience
  • One year of auditing experience in the manufacturing industry, including the automotive industry

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