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IA & Risk Consultant – Big 4 Opportunity



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Date Posted

15 January, 2021

Abacus.careers are working on behalf of a leading Big 4 firm based her in Belfast. We are searching for recently qualified, practice trained accountants who want to develop a career in the are of internal audit, risk and compliance. This area has changed dramatically in recently years, having moved away from the traditional view of ticking, checking and validating to a truly consultative role. Professionals in this teamwork across departments to enhance reporting, make recommendations on systems and processes, add protections and oversight to mitigate risk and ultimately improve value.

Our client is recognised in the local market as the leader in this space. This team are consistently at the forefront of best practice in their advice and delivery. They are passionate that the work they do makes a massive difference to stakeholders.

Success breeds success and due to some excellent clients wins, this team is now in a fantastic position to grow its presence in this arena. The advent of the pandemic has changed the operating model of this team and therefore the scale and range of work being undertaken. The opportunity exists for talented individuals to take on significant responsibility and take advantage of the high profile this work gives.

Specifications although detailed, will only provide part of the story in respect to this job opportunity. Given the position of our client and their desire to engage with the market we are able to arrange informal zoom/MS Teams calls at short notice in order to provide a clearer brief to interested clients.

Person Requirements

  • Qualified Accountant or Qualified Internal Auditor
  • Good background in a relevant practice setting
  • Excellent communicator and relationship builder
  • Ability to form part of a team to ensure the smooth progression of projects
  • Ability to plan, prioritise, work to deadlines etc

This is a superb opportunity to join a fresh and expanding team, working for a growing local firm in a rewarding, challenging environment. We are offering flexibility in working arrangements for the right person, excellent terms and benefits, and a fantastic support network to help develop and progress you as an individual.

If you are interested and/or would like more detail, call Justin, Adam or Leon on 028 9031 3157 or forward your CV through the apply button.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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