Mazars

Mazars Durham, UK
02 Apr, 2020
Full Time
In Audit, you will join a growing team of over 650 relationship driven, curious, problem solvers who add value to their clients on a daily basis. Our Audit Teams provide audit assurance services which are vital to our clients' business control and credibility. Our expertise range from servicing private, entrepreneurial companies through to UK listed companies, financial services and some of the largest FT Global organizations in the world. By joining a unique integrated structure you will benefit from working in collaborative teams and be given responsibility for delivering robust and independent audit services in a supportive environment. In a rapidly changing business world, we also care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. Our specialist public services team provides distinctive audit and advisory services across six sectors - local government, central government, health and social care, education, housing and charities. The Public Services team work with: • Any public entity or entity concerned with providing governmental services. • Any government body (local or central), NHS entity, not for profit entity education institution (other than for-profit), charity, housing associations, political company, chamber of commerce RESPONSIBILITIES Planning • Contributing to team planning meetings and taking responsibility for completion of planning files, including documentation and evaluation of material systems. • Performing preliminary analytical review and highlight risk areas for further audit investigation. • In light of the above, you will contribute to the work programme for the assignment tailored to the risks associated with the client. • Drafting the budget and assigning audit areas to team members (where applicable) so as to manage the audit risks and develop the team members. • Assisting with the preparation and delivery of the Audit Strategy Memorandum to the client. • Preparing or supervising the preparation of draft statutory financial statements based on information provided by the client. • Organising, preparing agendas for and, where appropriate, chair team meeting and communicate the strategy to team members. • Ensuring all review points are noted and cleared. Controlling the Assignment • Supervising and directing staff; allocating work to team members based on skill and knowledge, ensuring development objectives are met. • Completing complex areas of the assignment. • Providing on the job training to assistants. • Reviewing work and providing informal feedback throughout the fieldwork stage. Ensuring issues are highlighted and resolved before manager review. • Acting as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed of any issues arising and the progress of the audit. • Reviewing actual to budgeted time and informing managers of any issues immediately. • Building strong working relationships with clients, ensuring any problems or requests are dealt with promptly. • Communicating with all other departments (e.g. tax, outsourcing etc.) and passing on all relevant information. • Being aware of developments concerning client affairs and any opportunities to provided additional services. Completion • Completing financial statement testing, including completion of disclosure checklist and closedown of audit files. • Ensuring standards and procedures are maintained by the whole team; completing/presenting audit file with cleared review points. • Collate and validate all errors, uncertainties and exceptions. • Drafting the audit opinion summary for review and drafting management letters and any other reporting documents, including group reporting and audit committee papers where required. • Providing constructive feedback for the completion of staff appraisals on the assistants and seniors and 360 degree feedback on managers and partners THE PERSON • Qualified accountant - CIPFA, ACA, ACCA, CA or equivalent (essential) • Holds external audit experience, delivering audit services to the Public Sector (essential) • Demonstrates and applies advanced technical, commercial and Public Sector industry knowledge to the role, identifying issues and solutions • Pro-actively identifies client need and keeps them informed of project status as appropriate • Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels. • Begins to develop a network of client contacts • Takes ownership of projects, effectively delegates to others within the team and takes responsibility for quality control • Acts as a role model for the team and values others expertise • Commitment to self-development • Participates in meetings, providing information and ideas with clarity and persuasiveness DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services. Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 1,700 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24
Mazars Edinburgh, UK
02 Apr, 2020
Full Time
As part of our continuous growth of our Edinburgh office, we are looking for an Assistant Manager to join our external audit team. The Assistant Manager will deliver professional services of the highest standard, through the supervision and organisation of staff and the performance of audit services to all clients across a range of industry sectors. The Position (includes but not limited to) • Full responsibility for the Management of the Assignment. This includes all aspects of planning including budgeting and resourcing, coordinating the manager and partner, +Vantage completion (Mazars audit software), client meetings and client visits. • Perform an assessment of the systems and controls and identify risks as a result of this review. • Perform preliminary analytical review and highlight risk areas for further audit investigation. Consider expected trends and ensure the analytical review addresses this. Communicate expected trends and relevant ratios that should be included in this review to other seniors and assistants. • Draft the budget and assign audit areas to team members so as to manage the audit risks and develop the team members. • Produce the Client Audit Plan ("CAP") to detail the above strategy to the client. Be involved in the delivery of the CAP to the client. • Where applicable, prepare draft statutory financial statements based on the information provided by the client. • Review actual to budgeted time and inform manager of any issues immediately. The Requirements Essential • ACA or ACCA qualified (or equivalent) • External audit experience - leading/supervising external audits from planning through to completion is essential. • External audit experience on a range of clients across industry and commerce sectors, working within an accountancy practice • Demonstrates and applies advanced technical, commercial and industry knowledge to the role, identifying issues and solutions is essential • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Takes ownership of projects, effectively delegates to others within the team and takes responsibility for quality control. • Actively seeks to enhance expertise and knowledge and develop themselves and others. • Pro-actively identifies client needs and keeps them informed of project status as appropriate
Mazars 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
02 Apr, 2020
Full Time
The Industry & Services audit team provides audit services to companies listed on the London Stock Exchange (FTSE 350, Small Cap, and Fledgling), AIM, and large companies/groups with turnover of more than £150m. The team also works closely with overseas teams to audit UK-based subsidiaries of major global groups. Teams within Large & Listed: Services: The Services group covers clients in a range of sectors including Media, Technology, Retail, Professional Practices, and broadly any company providing services to its clients. Industry: The Industry group covers clients in a range of sectors including Manufacturing, Transport, Hospitality & Leisure, Energy & Utilities, Property and broadly any company providing a product to its clients. RESPONSIBILITIES (Includes but not limited to) • Assisting and advising the client service management team on the formulation of audit strategy and planning • Providing advice to audit and/or client management • Being a technical expert for the audit department • Leading an audit team, ensuring the team complete in a timely manner within budget • Managing audit assignments from planning through to finalisation of reports in line with agreed timescales • Controlling time spent and monitoring actual time with the budget • Business development, including working with colleagues in other teams • People management - coaching, feedback, performance management, training and development, engaging high performing teams • Act as a point of contact for both senior management and client • Build strong working relationships with clients • The role holder will show vision and strategic perspective • Maintain control and stability under pressure whilst recognising the deadline or urgency to be dealt with • Responds to the needs of the client and staff • Can deliver confident and clear presentations of service features and benefits to clients • Ensures that the services provided are genuinely appropriate for the client. THE PERSON • Qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA, or equivalent. • Holds significant external audit experience managing a portfolio of clients and leading audit teams and a very good technical expertise • Business development experience • Owns strong relationship management ability • People management experience • Excellent written and oral presentation skills required. • A desire to help grow and develop the department. • Ability to develop new initiatives and methodologies. • Ability to identify issues thought sound analysis and application of commercial acumen in all situations. • Ability to express ideas with authority and conviction throughout verbal and written communication. • Ability to develop self and others. • Possesses strengths in: technical excellence, innovation, adaptability, collaboration, drive, clarity, and business affinity . DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services. Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 1,700 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance - to assist clients at every stage in their development.
Mazars 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
02 Apr, 2020
Full Time
The Industry & Services audit team provides audit services to companies listed on the London Stock Exchange (FTSE 350, Small Cap, and Fledgling), AIM, and large companies/groups with turnover of more than £150m. The team also works closely with overseas teams to audit UK-based subsidiaries of major global groups. Teams within Large & Listed: Services: The Services group covers clients in a range of sectors including Media, Technology, Retail, Professional Practices, and broadly any company providing services to its clients. Industry: The Industry group covers clients in a range of sectors including Manufacturing, Transport, Hospitality & Leisure, Energy & Utilities, Property and broadly any company providing a product to its clients. RESPONSIBILITIES (Includes but not limited to) • Leading an audit team, ensuring the team complete in a timely manner within budget • Managing audit assignments from planning through to finalisation of reports in line with agreed timescales • Controlling time spent and monitoring actual time with the budget • Acting as a point of contact for both partner and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed of any issues arising and the progress of the audit. • Reviewing actual to budgeted time and informing partner of any issues immediately. • Building strong working relationships with client, ensuring any problems or requests are dealt with promptly. • Preparing documents for and running planning and completion meetings with audit clients • Business development, including working with colleagues in other teams • People management - coaching, feedback, performance management, training and development • Act as a point of contact for the audit team, senior management and client • Build strong working relationships with clients • Responds to the needs of the client and staff THE PERSON • Qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA, or equivalent. • Holds audit experience managing a portfolio of clients and leading audit teams and a very good technical expertise • People management experience in providing feedback to teams • As the position involves client contact, the person must be able to present a professional image to the firm's clients. • Excellent written and oral presentation skills required. • A desire to help grow and develop the department. • Ability to identify issues through sound analysis and application of commercial acumen in all situations. • Ability to express ideas through verbal and written communication. • Ability to develop self and others. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services. Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 1,700 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance - to assist clients at every stage in their development.
Mazars London, UK
02 Apr, 2020
Full Time
As the Lead Senior you will be working on a broad range of clients, covering a number of sectors - sizes ranging from owner managed businesses up to fully listed companies. Our team works with a broad range of clients. Ranging from a turnover from circa £1 million up to £500 million, covering various sectors such as manufacturing, property, financial services, pensions and charities. The Position • You will have full responsibility for all aspects of planning including resourcing, coordinating manager and partner, budgets, client meetings and visits. • Performing an assessment of systems and controls and identifying risks as a result of this review. • You will perform preliminary analytical review and highlight risk areas for further audit investigation. Consider expected trends and ensure analytical review addresses this. Communicate expected trends and relevant ratios that should be included in this review to the audit team. • In light of the above, you will produce a work programme for the assignment tailored to the risks associated with the client. • Drafting the budget and assigning audit areas to team members (where applicable) so as to manage the audit risks and develop the team members. • Producing the Audit Strategy Memorandum (ASM) to detail the above strategy to the client. Be involved in the delivery of the ASM to the client. • Preparing or supervising the preparation of draft statutory financial statements based on the information provided by the client. • Organising, preparing agenda's for and, where appropriate, chair team meeting and communicate the strategy to team members. • Allocating work to team members based on skill and knowledge, ensuring development objectives are met; in particular assigning more responsibility to more junior staff. • Completing the complex areas of the assignment. • Providing on the job training to assistants. • Reviewing work and providing informal feedback throughout the fieldwork stage. Ensuring issues are highlighted and resolved before manager review. • Acting as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed of any issues arising and the progress of the audit. • Reviewing actual to budgeted time and informing manager of any issues immediately. • Building strong working relationships with client, ensuring any problems or requests are dealt with promptly. • Communicating with all other departments (e.g. tax, outsourcing etc) and passing on all relevant information. • Being aware of development concerning client affairs and any opportunities to provided additional services. • Ensuring completion of Financial Statements, including completion of disclosure checklist and closedown of audit files. • Ensuring standards and procedures are maintained by the whole team; completing/presenting audit file with cleared review points. • Drafting the audit opinion summary for Partner review and drafting management letters and any other reporting documents, including group reporting and audit committee papers where required. • Providing constructive feedback for the completion of staff appraisals on the assistants and seniors and 360 degree feedback on managers and partners. Person Specification Essential • ACA, ACCA, CA (or equivalent) part qualified • External audit experience on a range of clients • Practical application of International Financial Reporting Standards • Takes ownership of projects, effectively delegates to others within the team and takes responsibility for quality control. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Experience of participating in meetings, providing information and ideas with clarity and persuasiveness. • Actively seeks to enhance expertise and knowledge Desirable • Demonstrates and applies advanced technical, commercial and industry knowledge to the role, identifying issues and solutions. . • Pro-actively identifies client need and keeps them informed of project status as appropriate. • Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels. • Provides assistance, shares experiences, provides meaningful feedback and proactively supports the development of others.
Mazars London, UK
02 Apr, 2020
Full Time
In Audit, you will join a growing team of over 650 relationship driven, curious, problem solvers who add value to their clients on a daily basis. Our Audit Teams provide audit assurance services which are vital to our clients' business control and credibility. Our expertise range from servicing private, entrepreneurial companies through to UK listed companies, financial services and some of the largest FT Global organizations in the world. By joining a unique integrated structure you will benefit from working in collaborative teams and be given responsibility for delivering robust and independent audit services in a supportive environment. In a rapidly changing business world, we also care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. The financial services audit department works internationally to provide seamless, cross-border support to our clients. As a member of the team you will experience a broad range of clients across various sectors to build your knowledge and understanding of the financial market. RESPONSIBILITIES You will manage a portfolio of Financial Services sector clients and carry out work to a high technical standard in a commercially beneficial manner. You will lead a dedicated team, managing, organising and deploying staff on assignments as necessary. • Provide external audit services to clients • To develop and manage a portfolio of Financial Services clients • To assist partners and directors in business development activities • To control the financial aspects of a client portfolio; including budgeting, negotiating, billing and recovery. • To effectively deploy staff on assignments. • To promote the firm's values and beliefs, demonstrating integrity and maintaining an ethical stance, using flexibility and tact to express views as necessary. • To communicate team goals with clarity and set clear objectives for team members that are aligned to business plans and monitors and assesses performance, providing timely feedback and support as necessary. • To effectively recruit, promote and develop talent within the team, ensuring equal opportunities and providing feedback. • Maintains and applies an up-to-date knowledge of the firm's risk management policies and operational procedures and ensures team adherence to these. • To ensure client expectations and issues are understood, developing collaborative relationships. • To ensure fees are collected in a timely manner, following up with clients as necessary. • Selects, analyses and presents information to enable effective decision making and effectively communication results. THE PERSON • Qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA or equivalent • Significant external audit experience • Experience conducting external audit within the Financial Services sector • Thorough understanding of IFRS and application to Financial Services audit engagements • Role model within the team setting high standards of quality and demonstrating commitment to self-development. • Communicates team goals with clarity, sets clear objectives for team members that are aligned to business plans and monitors and assesses performance, providing timely feedback and support as necessary. • Effectively develops talent within the team. • Maintains and applies an up-to-date knowledge of the firm's risk management policies and operational procedures and ensures team adherence to these.
Mazars London, UK
02 Apr, 2020
Full Time
In Audit, you will join a growing team of over 650 relationship driven, curious, problem solvers who add value to their clients on a daily basis. Our Audit Teams provide audit assurance services which are vital to our clients' business control and credibility. Our expertise range from servicing private, entrepreneurial companies through to UK listed companies, financial services and some of the largest FT Global organizations in the world. By joining a unique integrated structure you will benefit from working in collaborative teams and be given responsibility for delivering robust and independent audit services in a supportive environment. In a rapidly changing business world, we also care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. Insurance : The insurance group cover clients from entrepreneurial insurance brokers to Lloyd's syndicates and large international underwriters. RESPONSIBILITIES You will manage a portfolio of Financial Services sector clients and carry out work to a high technical standard in a commercially beneficial manner. You will lead a dedicated team, managing, organising and deploying staff on assignments as necessary. • Provide external audit services to clients • To develop and manage a portfolio of Financial Services insurance clients • To assist partners and directors in business development activities • To control the financial aspects of a client portfolio; including budgeting, negotiating, billing and recovery. • To effectively deploy staff on assignments. • To promote the firm's values and beliefs, demonstrating integrity and maintaining an ethical stance, using flexibility and tact to express views as necessary. • To communicate team goals with clarity and set clear objectives for team members that are aligned to business plans and monitors and assesses performance, providing timely feedback and support as necessary. • To effectively recruit, promote and develop talent within the team, ensuring equal opportunities and providing feedback. • Maintains and applies an up-to-date knowledge of the firm's risk management policies and operational procedures and ensures team adherence to these. • To ensure client expectations and issues are understood, developing collaborative relationships. • To ensure fees are collected in a timely manner, following up with clients as necessary. • Selects, analyses and presents information to enable effective decision making and effectively communication results. THE PERSON •Qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA or equivalent •Significant external audit experience •Experience conducting external audit within the Financial Services sector •Thorough understanding of IFRS and application to insurance audit engagements •Role model within the team setting high standards of quality and demonstrating commitment to self-development. •Communicates team goals with clarity, sets clear objectives for team members that are aligned to business plans and monitors and assesses performance, providing timely feedback and support as necessary. •Effectively develops talent within the team. •Maintains and applies an up-to-date knowledge of the firm's risk management policies and operational procedures and ensures team adherence to these.
Mazars Bletchley, Milton Keynes, UK
02 Apr, 2020
Full Time
Job Purpose As the Payroll Administrator you will be primarily responsible for assisting with the administration and processing of payrolls within the team, to provide a first-class payroll bureau service. Job Role • Responsible for the day to day administration of medium to large sized multiple client payrolls with no supervision; including administer RTI submissions and process end of year forms P60; • Have a mixed client portfolio involving various specialist areas such as school, expat, shares, client accounts, etc. • Use PAYRITE payroll software efficiently, including import/exports and report writing; • To process all types of manual payroll calculations, including Director's NI and salary sacrifice schemes; • To have an extensive knowledge of PAYE/NIC and statutory payments eg redundancy, SMP/SAP, SPP and SSP when running client payrolls; • To have an extensive knowledge of pension schemes (defined benefit and defined contribution) when providing administration for various payrolls, including AE process and pension upload to pension providers website; • To send BACS payments; • Assist with small client setups and project work; • Proactively develop and keep up to date with new payroll legislation and compliance; • Proactively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis with no supervision; • Proactively liaise with HMRC and assist with more technical enquiries when they arise; • To use own initiative to resolve issues and to assist the team where possible, by providing a range of solutions and seeking advice where necessary; • Develops and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels; • To work with other departments and understand the services that are being provided to clients (and not just payroll); • Proactively communicate the full range of services offered by the national payroll team to clients. Person Specification • Good IT skills, intermediate level of Excel is essential; • Ideal candidate will have worked in a payroll bureau environment and serviced education sector clients. • Previous payroll experience, ideally within a professional services environment; • Minimum 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) grades A-C required; • Demonstrates up to date knowledge of current payroll legislation and is confident in using payroll software, specifically PAYRITE; • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with clients and staff; • Organises own work and prioritises own tasks; • Good numeracy skills; • Demonstrates attention to detail and a high concern for accuracy; • Demonstrates an appreciation of the importance of teamwork and responds willingly to all team members reasonable requests. Diversity and Inclusion at Mazars At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We also recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. About Mazars Mazars is all about people - we believe that each individual makes a difference to the Mazars culture. As an international firm with strong European roots, we are a melting pot of different cultures and disciplines. Diversity is one of our main strengths. We are an international, integrated, transparent and independent organisation specialising in audit, accountancy, tax, legal, and advisory services. The Group has a presence in 77 countries and draws on the expertise of 17,000 professionals. We all work within a culture of high support and high challenge at Mazars. We are not afraid to take on new and greater responsibilities. But we do this through encouragement - not pressure and competition.
Mazars Birmingham, UK
02 Apr, 2020
Full Time
Job Purpose You will assist the Financial Planning Team to enable them to meet their objectives of servicing existing clients and winning new clients. Job Role · To provide general administrative support to front office personnel · Gather information from third party providers and internal resources. · Drafting letters, emails and preparing letters of authority · Client contact to resolve non-advice queries · To ensure that you record and maintain information on Intelligent Office in order to allow work to be logged, tracked and internal records/management information to be kept up-to-date. · To ensure that you file and/or store records and files in accordance with internal standards so they can be accessed and/or retrieved in an efficient manner. · To follow the firm's processes by ensuring adequate notes of your activities are entered in the firm's back office system and to provide clear and full instructions when passing tasks to other personnel/teams · To be responsible for setting up new prospects and new opportunities on Sugar. Ensuring the information is accurate and input in a timely manner. · To ensure correct submission of all new applications in accordance with internal/regulatory standards by effective communication, workflow management and record-keeping/database management. · To arrange client meetings, prepare agendas and complete the meeting work including technical and product research as required together with fund performance data. · To undertake annual review preparation · To complete post annual review actions including updating client records on IO · Undertake project work, as required. Person Specification · Financial Services industry experience · Excellent communication skills both verbal and written · Strong IT skills · Able to prioritise workload. · Able to work to deadlines. · Able to work within defined business processes · Adaptable to changing demands and priorities. · Seeks opportunities to develop own skills. · Demonstrates commitment to own development...... click apply for full job details
Mazars City of Leeds, UK
01 Apr, 2020
Full Time
Responsible for collection of delinquent debt and supporting credit control team. Job Role • Take credit control calls from clients. • Chase payment by letter / email. • Log disputes and queries. • Coordinate and process monthly statement run. • Support credit control team members. Person Specification • Educated to GCSE/O'Level standard or equivalent with passes of Grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics. • Experience in credit control roles. • Professional approach to work and clients • Able to communicate confidently and clearly to people at all levels. • Team player. • IT literate and proficient in Excel.
Mazars Milton Keynes, UK
01 Apr, 2020
Full Time
Job Purpose To provide financial planning administration and assistance for the Private Client Financial Planning Team.To deal with queries from internal and/or external contacts and fulfil administration tasks to support the requirements of the Team. Job Role To assist in providing Financial Planning support to the Private Client Financial Planners/Regions/Partners To place instructions for client deals within agreed timescales ensuring timely execution and to track deals and ensure all instructions have been carried out accurately To accurately record and maintain client personal, investment and transaction data on Intelligent Office To file paper and electronic files in accordance with our agreed standards to ensure they can be accessed and/or retrieved in an efficient manner. Ensure prompt and effective communications with internal/external contacts in line with our service level agreements To build and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues and key contacts. To investigate, resolve and/or escalate service complaints and enquiries within internal and regulatory standards and to understand and apply these standards as specified in procedural manuals To plan, organise and prioritise work activities to ensure targets and service standards are met To develop and maintain a good understanding of a broad range of financial products and associated legal and regulatory requirements. To act as a professional point of contact for internal/external contacts by ensuring the majority of enquiries are dealt with at point of call. Where unable to do this, ensure that the caller is satisfied that their enquiry is being followed up. To assist with the creation of client valuations, where required. Processing new business and tracking this through to completion, ensuring key persons are kept informed on a regular basis Deal with daily post, emails and other communications Provide support for regular and ad hoc marketing initiatives Any other work of an administrative nature or project work to ensure the smooth running of the business, including providing support for and to other Business Support staff...... click apply for full job details
Mazars London, UK
01 Apr, 2020
Full Time
As an Audit Assistant Manager, you will lead and take ownership of multiple audit engagements and will take responsibility for overseeing and developing junior staff. You will work closely with clients and be committed to providing them an exceptional service. The Industry & Services audit team provides audit services to companies listed on the London Stock Exchange (FTSE 350, Small Cap and Fledgling), AIM and large companies/groups with turnover of more than £150m. The team also works closely with overseas teams to audit UK-based subsidiaries of major global groups. The Services group comprises of companies that provide a service to their clients (Media, Technology, Retail and Professional Practices), while the Industry group comprises of companies that provide a product to their clients (Manufacturing, Transport, Hospitality & Leisure, Energy & Utilities and Property). In a rapidly changing business world, we care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. Your Responsibilities • Proactively maintain relationships with clients in your portfolio all year round. • Perform the audit planning and highlight key risk areas for manager attention. • Draft the budget and assign audit areas to be tested to team members. • Act as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed on progress of the audit. • Review audit file during fieldwork stage and upon completion, raising notes and resolving issues on a timely basis. • Draft audit committee report or other feedback to management and take a role in its delivery. • Look for opportunities to offer additional services to existing clients and to convert opportunities with new clients. Our Expectations Minimum criteria: • ACA / CA / ACCA (or international equivalent) qualification. • Experience of leading external audits from planning through to completion. We are committed to developing our people, so don't worry if you don't match all the below: • Experience of working on large and / or listed companies. • Technically up to date in UK GAAP / FRS102 and ideally IFRS. • Ability to manage and train junior staff. • Experience of using audit software and Microsoft packages. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. BESPOKE BENEFITS THAT WORK FOR YOU We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees - holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans. True agile working. For us agile working means empowering and trusting our people. Empowering our people to work where, when and how they choose. And trusting our people to make the right choices for Mazars, their team and themselves to deliver the best outcome for the client. By its very nature, agile working won't look the same for everyone. Ultimately, it's up to our people to decide what's right. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 2,250 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance - to assist clients at every stage in their development.
Mazars Poole, UK
01 Apr, 2020
Full Time
As an Audit Assistant Manager, you will lead and take ownership of multiple audit engagements and will take responsibility for overseeing and developing junior staff. You will work closely with clients and be committed to providing them an exceptional service. The Audit team in Poole work across a diverse range of clients, which includes large overseas owned businesses through to smaller family owned companies and charities, with turnovers in the range of £10m - £100m. In a rapidly changing business world, we care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. Your Responsibilities • Proactively maintain relationships with clients in your portfolio all year round. • Perform the audit planning and highlight key risk areas for manager attention. • Draft the budget and assign audit areas to be tested to team members. • Act as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed on progress of the audit. • Review audit file during fieldwork stage and upon completion, raising notes and resolving issues on a timely basis. • Draft audit committee report or other feedback to management and take a role in its delivery. • Look for opportunities to offer additional services to existing clients and to convert opportunities with new clients. Our Expectations Minimum criteria: • ACA / CA / ACCA (or international equivalent) qualification. • Experience of leading external audits from planning through to completion. We are committed to developing our people, so don't worry if you don't match all the below: • Technically up to date in UK GAAP / FRS102 and ideally IFRS. • Ability to manage and train junior staff. • Experience of using audit software and Microsoft packages. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. BESPOKE BENEFITS THAT WORK FOR YOU We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees - holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans. True agile working. For us agile working means empowering and trusting our people. Empowering our people to work where, when and how they choose. And trusting our people to make the right choices for Mazars, their team and themselves to deliver the best outcome for the client. By its very nature, agile working won't look the same for everyone. Ultimately, it's up to our people to decide what's right. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 2,250 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance - to assist clients at every stage in their development.
Mazars London, UK
01 Apr, 2020
Full Time
As an Audit Assistant Manager, you will lead and take ownership of multiple audit engagements and will take responsibility for overseeing and developing junior staff. You will work closely with clients and be committed to providing them an exceptional service. By joining our dedicated Insurance team, you will get the chance to audit some well-known names in the insurance industry. Clients range from brokers and intermediaries, to life and general insurers and those within the reinsurance and Lloyd's market, making us one of the leading auditors in the sector. In a rapidly changing business world, we care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. Your Responsibilities • Proactively maintain relationships with clients in your portfolio all year round. • Perform the audit planning and highlight key risk areas for manager attention. • Draft the budget and assign audit areas to be tested to team members. • Act as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed on progress of the audit. • Review audit file during fieldwork stage and upon completion, raising notes and resolving issues on a timely basis. • Draft audit committee report or other feedback to management and take a role in its delivery. • Look for opportunities to offer additional services to existing clients and to convert opportunities with new clients. Our Expectations Minimum criteria: • ACA / CA / ACCA (or international equivalent) qualification. • Experience of leading external audits from planning through to completion. We are committed to developing our people, so don't worry if you don't match all the below: • Experience of working on listed companies and / or those in the insurance industry. • Technically up to date in UK GAAP / FRS102 and ideally IFRS. • Ability to manage and train junior staff. • Experience of using audit software and Microsoft packages. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. BESPOKE BENEFITS THAT WORK FOR YOU We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees - holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans. True agile working. For us agile working means empowering and trusting our people. Empowering our people to work where, when and how they choose. And trusting our people to make the right choices for Mazars, their team and themselves to deliver the best outcome for the client. By its very nature, agile working won't look the same for everyone. Ultimately, it's up to our people to decide what's right. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 2,250 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance - to assist clients at every stage in their development.
Mazars Bletchley, Milton Keynes, UK
01 Apr, 2020
Full Time
As an Audit Assistant Manager, you will lead and take ownership of multiple audit engagements and will take responsibility for overseeing and developing junior staff. You will work closely with clients and be committed to providing them an exceptional service. The Asset Management audit team, which is based across London and Milton Keynes, provides audit services to asset management entities, real estate funds and private equity houses of varying sizes. The team is growing across both offices and plans to double in size in the year ahead. In a rapidly changing business world, we care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. Your Responsibilities • Proactively maintain relationships with clients in your portfolio all year round. • Perform the audit planning and highlight key risk areas for manager attention. • Draft the budget and assign audit areas to be tested to team members. • Act as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed on progress of the audit. • Review audit file during fieldwork stage and upon completion, raising notes and resolving issues on a timely basis. • Draft audit committee report or other feedback to management and take a role in its delivery. • Look for opportunities to offer additional services to existing clients and to convert opportunities with new clients. Our Expectations Minimum criteria: • ACA / CA / ACCA (or international equivalent) qualification. • Experience of leading external audits from planning through to completion. We are committed to developing our people, so don't worry if you don't match all the below: • Experience of working on FCA regulated entities and / or real estate clients • Technically up to date in UK GAAP / FRS102 and ideally IFRS. • Ability to manage and train junior staff. • Experience of using audit software and Microsoft packages. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. BESPOKE BENEFITS THAT WORK FOR YOU We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees - holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans. True agile working. For us agile working means empowering and trusting our people. Empowering our people to work where, when and how they choose. And trusting our people to make the right choices for Mazars, their team and themselves to deliver the best outcome for the client. By its very nature, agile working won't look the same for everyone. Ultimately, it's up to our people to decide what's right. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 2,250 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance - to assist clients at every stage in their development.
Mazars London, UK
01 Apr, 2020
Full Time
As an Audit Assistant Manager, you will lead and take ownership of multiple audit engagements and will take responsibility for overseeing and developing junior staff. You will work closely with clients and be committed to providing them an exceptional service. The Asset Management audit team, which is based across London and Milton Keynes, provides audit services to asset management entities, real estate funds and private equity houses of varying sizes. The team is growing across both offices and plans to double in size in the year ahead. In a rapidly changing business world, we care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. Your Responsibilities • Proactively maintain relationships with clients in your portfolio all year round. • Perform the audit planning and highlight key risk areas for manager attention. • Draft the budget and assign audit areas to be tested to team members. • Act as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed on progress of the audit. • Review audit file during fieldwork stage and upon completion, raising notes and resolving issues on a timely basis. • Draft audit committee report or other feedback to management and take a role in its delivery. • Look for opportunities to offer additional services to existing clients and to convert opportunities with new clients. Our Expectations Minimum criteria: • ACA / CA / ACCA (or international equivalent) qualification. • Experience of leading external audits from planning through to completion. We are committed to developing our people, so don't worry if you don't match all the below: • Experience of working on FCA regulated entities and / or real estate clients • Technically up to date in UK GAAP / FRS102 and ideally IFRS. • Ability to manage and train junior staff. • Experience of using audit software and Microsoft packages. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. BESPOKE BENEFITS THAT WORK FOR YOU We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees - holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans. True agile working. For us agile working means empowering and trusting our people. Empowering our people to work where, when and how they choose. And trusting our people to make the right choices for Mazars, their team and themselves to deliver the best outcome for the client. By its very nature, agile working won't look the same for everyone. Ultimately, it's up to our people to decide what's right. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 2,250 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance - to assist clients at every stage in their development.
Mazars Sutton, UK
01 Apr, 2020
Full Time
As an Audit Assistant Manager, you will lead and take ownership of multiple audit engagements and will take responsibility for overseeing and developing junior staff. You will work closely with clients and be committed to providing them an exceptional service. The Audit team in Sutton work across a diverse range of clients, which includes owner managed businesses and charities through to subsidiaries of overseas owned groups, with turnovers in the range of £10m - £100m. Clients include those from the following sectors: retail & wholesale, hospitality & leisure, professional support services, education and not-for-profit. In a rapidly changing business world, we care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. Your Responsibilities • Proactively maintain relationships with clients in your portfolio all year round. • Perform the audit planning and highlight key risk areas for manager attention. • Draft the budget and assign audit areas to be tested to team members. • Act as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed on progress of the audit. • Review audit file during fieldwork stage and upon completion, raising notes and resolving issues on a timely basis. • Draft audit committee report or other feedback to management and take a role in its delivery. • Look for opportunities to offer additional services to existing clients and to convert opportunities with new clients. Our Expectations Minimum criteria: • ACA / CA / ACCA (or international equivalent) qualification. • Experience of leading external audits from planning through to completion. We are committed to developing our people, so don't worry if you don't match all the below: • Technically up to date in UK GAAP / FRS102 and ideally IFRS. • Ability to manage and train junior staff. • Experience of using audit software and Microsoft packages. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. BESPOKE BENEFITS THAT WORK FOR YOU We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees - holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans. True agile working. For us agile working means empowering and trusting our people. Empowering our people to work where, when and how they choose. And trusting our people to make the right choices for Mazars, their team and themselves to deliver the best outcome for the client. By its very nature, agile working won't look the same for everyone. Ultimately, it's up to our people to decide what's right. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 2,250 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance - to assist clients at every stage in their development.
Mazars Poole, UK
01 Apr, 2020
Full Time
As an Audit Senior, you will lead and take ownership of audit engagements and will take responsibility for overseeing and developing junior staff. You will work closely with clients and be committed to providing them an exceptional service. The Audit team in Poole work across a diverse range of clients, which includes large overseas owned businesses through to smaller family owned companies and charities, with turnovers in the range of £10m - £100m. In a rapidly changing business world, we care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. Your Responsibilities • Perform the audit planning and highlight key risk areas for manager attention. • Monitor the budget and assign audit areas to be tested to team members. • Act as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed on progress of the audit. • Review audit file during fieldwork stage and upon completion, raising notes and resolving issues on a timely basis. • Draft audit committee report or other feedback to management and take a role in its delivery where appropriate. Our Expectations Minimum criteria: • ACA / CA / ACCA (or international equivalent) part qualified. • Have started to lead external audits from planning through to completion. We are committed to developing our people, so don't worry if you don't match all the below: • Technically up to date in UK GAAP / FRS102 and ideally IFRS. • Ability to support and develop junior staff. • Experience of using audit software and Microsoft packages. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. BESPOKE BENEFITS THAT WORK FOR YOU We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees - holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans. True agile working. For us agile working means empowering and trusting our people. Empowering our people to work where, when and how they choose. And trusting our people to make the right choices for Mazars, their team and themselves to deliver the best outcome for the client. By its very nature, agile working won't look the same for everyone. Ultimately, it's up to our people to decide what's right. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 2,250 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance - to assist clients at every stage in their development.
Mazars Bletchley, Milton Keynes, UK
01 Apr, 2020
Full Time
As an Audit Senior, you will lead and take ownership of audit engagements and will take responsibility for overseeing and developing junior staff. You will work closely with clients and be committed to providing them an exceptional service. The Audit team in Milton Keynes provides audit services to listed companies (main market, AIM) and large companies/groups with turnovers ranging from £25m - £250m, across a wide variety of sectors. The team also works closely with overseas teams to audit UK-based subsidiaries of major global groups. In a rapidly changing business world, we care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. Your Responsibilities • Perform the audit planning and highlight key risk areas for manager attention. • Monitor the budget and assign audit areas to be tested to team members. • Act as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed on progress of the audit. • Review audit file during fieldwork stage and upon completion, raising notes and resolving issues on a timely basis. • Draft audit committee report or other feedback to management and take a role in its delivery where appropriate. Our Expectations Minimum criteria: • ACA / CA / ACCA (or international equivalent) part qualified. • Have started to lead external audits from planning through to completion. We are committed to developing our people, so don't worry if you don't match all the below: • Technically up to date in UK GAAP / FRS102 and ideally IFRS. • Ability to support and develop junior staff. • Experience of using audit software and Microsoft packages. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. BESPOKE BENEFITS THAT WORK FOR YOU We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees - holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans. True agile working. For us agile working means empowering and trusting our people. Empowering our people to work where, when and how they choose. And trusting our people to make the right choices for Mazars, their team and themselves to deliver the best outcome for the client. By its very nature, agile working won't look the same for everyone. Ultimately, it's up to our people to decide what's right. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 2,250 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance - to assist clients at every stage in their development.
Mazars Sutton, UK
01 Apr, 2020
Full Time
As an Audit Senior, you will lead and take ownership of audit engagements and will take responsibility for overseeing and developing junior staff. You will work closely with clients and be committed to providing them an exceptional service. The Audit team in Sutton work across a diverse range of clients, which includes owner managed businesses and charities through to subsidiaries of overseas owned groups, with turnovers in the range of £10m - £100m. Clients include those from the following sectors: retail & wholesale, hospitality & leisure, professional support services, education and not-for-profit. In a rapidly changing business world, we care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping its future. Your Responsibilities • Perform the audit planning and highlight key risk areas for manager attention. • Monitor the budget and assign audit areas to be tested to team members. • Act as a point of contact for both manager and client, ensuring both are kept fully informed on progress of the audit. • Review audit file during fieldwork stage and upon completion, raising notes and resolving issues on a timely basis. • Draft audit committee report or other feedback to management and take a role in its delivery where appropriate. Our Expectations Minimum criteria: • ACA / CA / ACCA (or international equivalent) part qualified. • Have started to lead external audits from planning through to completion. We are committed to developing our people, so don't worry if you don't match all the below: • Technically up to date in UK GAAP / FRS102 and ideally IFRS. • Ability to support and develop junior staff. • Experience of using audit software and Microsoft packages. DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT MAZARS At Mazars diversity and inclusion are central to our values. We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive organisation makes us stronger as a business. We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, qualifications and experience. We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our client-facing professionals can often be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites, but our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. We welcome applications from those returning to employment after a break from their careers. BESPOKE BENEFITS THAT WORK FOR YOU We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees - holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans. True agile working. For us agile working means empowering and trusting our people. Empowering our people to work where, when and how they choose. And trusting our people to make the right choices for Mazars, their team and themselves to deliver the best outcome for the client. By its very nature, agile working won't look the same for everyone. Ultimately, it's up to our people to decide what's right. WE OPEN DOORS! Mazars is an international, integrated and independent firm, specialising in audit, accountancy, advisory and tax services Being part of the Mazars team means being part of something big! Operating in 89 countries around the world, the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite. Whether that's gaining exposure to different types of clients, learning new skills or exploring international opportunities. We open doors that make Your Years at Mazars, Years That Count. In the UK, Mazars has approximately 140 partners and over 2,250 employees serving clients from 17 offices and is ranked one of the top 10 firms nationally. Globally we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance - to assist clients at every stage in their development.