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External Audit Contractor

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Practice

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £300 - £350 per day

  • Consultant:

    Austin Brislen

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    2 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


External Audit Contractor sought on behalf of a global audit firm based in the North West. Our client requires support over a 2 month busy period.


We are looking for a qualified accountant (or equivalent) to lead some of their current external audit engagements, you will have prior experience of delivering statutory audits, leading teams to tight deadlines and liaising with clients.


Main responsibilities include:


  • Working on a portfolio of clients
  • Overseeing all aspects of audit following receipt of the draft financial statements
  • Allocating work to other audit team members
  • Supporting junior team members and identifying areas for development
  • Completing audit work on complex risk areas
  • Producing draft audit findings reports
  • Participate in client meetings including Chief Executives and Finance Directors


Essential experience:


  • Professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIPFA)
  • Relevant experience of leading external audits
  • Commercial sector or Public sector experience considered


This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and reputable organisation based in the North West as an External Audit Contractor. Pay rate £300 to £350 per day.


Candidates without the essential criteria will not be reviewed for this position.



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