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Director of Audit Quality

Ref: 9217905

  • Highly Competitive
  • 08 May 2019
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

DIRECTOR OF AUDIT QUALITY – DUBLIN  Audit Director opportunity with leading accountancy firm due to expansion of their team. Based in their Dublin office, they have a strong book of existing and new clients. The ideal candidate will be ACA qualified or similar, with 5+ years’ experience and a solid background in audit. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with a strong background in financial services who are looking to progress into a senior position to join a company with strong core values and a superb culture and a flexible environment to excel in.

Key Responsibilities

• Addressing enquiries and consultations from audit engagement teams on audit methodology and risk management matters • Continuous development of industry and audit technical knowledge and awareness of relevant changes within the industry ensuring the wider team is alerted on a timely basis to matters concerning risk management or audit methodology • Build out new team over the next few months due to client demand • Working closely with our international colleagues in the areas of quality, risk and methodology • Planning and completion of real-time assurance reviews with a focus on our portfolio of public interest entity audit clients • Identify appropriate resolution plans and guidance to address any identified areas of for non-compliance • Follow up to ensure recommendations have been actioned • Liaise with Audit department head on results of quality assurance reviews • Supporting our audit teams during internal and external audit inspections • Support and facilitate audit technical training and audit quality information briefings/forums to audit staff, management and partners • Ongoing communication with risk and quality personnel • Keep up to date with technical developments that may impact our clients or methodology

Ideal Candidate Profile

• Recognised Practice experience with a minimum of 5 years auditing experience preferably in financial services • Strong audit technical knowledge and technical implementation of IFRS standards • Qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA or equivalent) • Candidates should have strong technical ability coupled with excellent communication and project management skill • This person will be involved in supporting risk management and audit methodology For a further discussion to understand more about this fantastic opportunity, call Sandra Berger-O’Brien , Partner at Brightwater Executive, in confidence on + 353 1 662 1000 or