Senior Associate, Pension Funds Group

Department: Pensions Audit

Location: London

Closing Date: 31 October 2019

Senior Associate, Pension Funds Group

Crowe provides outsourced Accounting and Tax services to multinational companies.

We're a well-established and growing top 15 firm with a strong reputation for providing a high quality service, with areas of technical expertise in the following areas: Corporate Business, Non Profit, Pension Funds, Professional Practice and Private Clients.

 

We’re looking for ambitious and dynamic Senior Associate to join our well-established and successful Pension Funds Group, providing professional support on a range of prestigious pension schemes and master trusts. In addition to working on audits, the role will involve working on assurance projects which includes governance and risk reviews and reporting on internal controls under the assurance framework AAF 01/06 and AAF02/07.

Your role will be challenging and varied. You’ll be encouraged to take on responsibilities and offered excellent opportunities to quickly develop and progress further within the firm.

 

Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking statutory audits in an Senior Associate role being involved in all stages of the audit from planning, to onsite fieldwork and completion
  • Showing initiative and a willingness to take responsibility for ownership and completion of each audit assignment within the agreed budget and deadlines set
  • Acting as the principal contact for the client during the on-site fieldwork and follow up on client queries once on site work is completed
  • Managing on-site teams and assist in the supervision and development of more junior staff, providing training where appropriate and ensuring work is appropriately allocated according to the team members abilities and development complete job review forms for all junior staff on the same assignment
  • Reviewing client accounts
  • Adhering to deadlines and keep the manager/partner informed of progress at all times
  • Taking responsibility for own work, prioritising as necessary
  • Keep technically up to date
  • Willingness to undertake additional duties as reasonably required

 

Technical skills, experience & knowledge:

  • Qualified ACA, ICAS or ACCA
  • A good working knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Strong technical knowledge of auditing and accounting standards
  • Knowledge and experience of pension fund sector and the Pensions SORP is an advantage, although not essential

 

Why work for Crowe UK LLP?

As one of the UK’s leading firms of chartered accountants, we are looking for exceptional people. Our ethos is to promote our friendly, approachable and professional style as business partners, building strong and long-term relationships with our clients.

We offer you an opportunity to continue your career and work for a Firm that offers stability and knowledge. In addition you can work alongside experienced professionals who put the client at the heart of everything they do.

At Crowe UK LLP, you will find the expertise, the resources and, above all, the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career. In return we can offer you continued career development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits. Plus an opportunity to work for a Firm that truly values its people.

 

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