Are you looking to join an innovative and fast-moving regional firm? The Scrutton Bland Group is a leading provider of financial services and advice to both business and private clients, and we have an exciting opportunity for a conscientious and driven individual to join our Corporate Services Department (External Audit) as a Senior Audit Associate. The role may be based in either our Ipswich or Colchester office.
What will you do?
You will play a key role in our Corporate Services department. You will have the opportunity to undertake audits for a range of clients across a variety of sectors, including owner managed businesses, charities and entities within the education sector. Our ideal candidate will have a can-do approach and be confident managing a varied workload and assisting with the development of our trainees.
You will manage workflow and ensure the audit team deliver a high level of service to our clients. You will be involved with the planning, on site field work, execution and finalisation of the audit process. You will start to supervise the work of the audit team, developing skills with the aim to resolve issues before escalating to the Manager/Partner for review.
The role responsibilities include:
Be part of an audit team of up to five people, with occasional stay away assignments
Collaborating with the Managers/Partners providing regular updates on the progress and management of assignments
Maintaining and developing strong relationships with clients and colleagues
Mentoring, coaching and supervising teams both out on audit and in the office
And in return?
We offer an attractive reward and flexible benefits package which you can tailor to suit your needs.
Flexible working alongside a culture that promotes work life balance
Commitment to continued learning & development
36 days holiday (including 8 bank holidays and 3 days Christmas closure)
Option to purchase a further 5 days
Life Assurance up to 4x salary and contribution towards the Firm’s pension scheme
Amazing employee referral scheme, paying up to £5,000 for a successful referral
Access to mental health support
Employee health and wellbeing program
Regular social and informal events within the organisation
A real sense of belonging to an exciting and progressive team who listen to your ideas
Opportunity to participate in the Scrutton Bland Foundation, supporting the local community (giving back is very important to so many of us – we believe in putting that into action)
Relocation costs may be considered of up to £5,000 for applicants where applicable (terms and conditions do apply). These can be to support you relocating to be nearer to our clients and offices in the East of England.
Every new team member will experience a full induction and training programme where you will get up to speed on our systems, processes, and ways of working.
Get in touch for forward-thinking, impartial advice
With offices in Cambridge, Colchester, Diss and Ipswich, we’re close enough for personal meetings with clients from anywhere across the East of England. Got something on your mind? We’ll be happy to listen and give you our thoughts.