Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3553 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Oct 2021
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iMultiply are working in partnership with a Big Four accountancy practice to recruit a Senior Consultant for its Enterprise Risk team in Glasgow.

The Firm

This Big Four firm is a market leading, international accountancy practice offering audit, tax and advisory services to many of the world's largest and most well-known companies.

The Role

The key responsibility for the Senior Consultant position will be to undertake and deliver on engagements in the Internal Audit and Controls space, managing multiple internal and external stakeholders. The projects undertaken will vary, and may include internal audit (IA), Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and internal control framework reviews and may also include assistance on other projects, including enterprise risk management, governance risk and control (GRC) or performance improvement.

The role will involve:

  • Supporting the execution and daily deliverables of a portfolio of client IA projects
  • Monitoring and managing client engagement budgets
  • Working effectively in a team, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress
  • Developing risk and control matrices; creating test plans and clear working papers to document test results
  • Co-developing action plans to improve processes and addressing control and process weaknesses
  • Preparing reports that will be delivered to clients and other parties
  • Developing and maintaining productive working relationships with client personnel
  • Contributing to a positive team environment by demonstrating consistent commitment and optimism toward work challenges

The Person

Suitable candidates for this role will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Good understanding of core business processes, associated risks and leading practice controls
  • Understanding and documenting processes, identifying and evaluating risks and assessing whether controls are designed effectively and mitigate risks
  • Using data analytics and a questioning mindset to challenge when analytics could and should be used
  • Familiarity with quality, risk management and financial management requirements
  • Ability to engage with and manage multiple stakeholder communities and cross functional projects
  • Business acumen - compile information quickly and accurately, testing data and assumptions
  • Tailoring recommendations to address issues
  • Good stakeholder management of senior client personnel 
  • Self-awareness when dealing with others, able to adapt your own approach to differences in individual style and backgrounds, recognising the risk of unconscious biases
  • Professional experience in internal audit and SOX compliance
  • A relevant post-graduate qualification (IIA, CCAB, CA, ICAEW or equivalent)
  • Clearance requirement: BPSS security clearance or equivalent

On Offer

The successful candidate for the position of Senior Consultant - Enterprise Risk can expect a competitive remuneration package along with a comprehensive benefits package that will support flexible working and career development.

For further information please contact Alex Allen on 07719 108230 or at alexallen@imultiplyresourcing.com

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