Exceptional careers for Bermuda Audit Seniors
The world’s top accountancy firms are looking for high-calibre Financial Services Audit Seniors and Managers to relocate offshore and join their thriving offshore practices in Bermuda. As a Bermuda Audit Senior, you’ll accelerate both your professional and personal development.
The good news is that your qualification is a passport to an exciting job in a stunning location.
Every year, hundreds of newly qualified Chartered Accountants join the exodus to work offshore in Financial Services Audit – attracted by how these exciting opportunities are a CV builder that comes accompanied by a tax-free pay rise and a superior lifestyle.
Leading firms enjoying a presence in Bermuda include all the Big Four – Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC – as well as Top10 practices.
Learn whilst you earn
As a Bermuda Audit Senior specialising in financial services, you’ll assume responsibility for managing a diverse portfolio of clients within the Asset Management (Funds), Insurance or Banking sectors.
Your primary responsibility will be ensuring completion of engagements from planning through to final reporting in line with international reporting regulations such as UK, Canadian and US GAAP.
The role can be very ‘hands on’ and will involve field management of a team and shorter solo engagements. You’ll also find that you’re treated as an individual, given the opportunity to be instrumental in the development of the practice, and rewarded accordingly.
The work is challenging and stimulating; you’ll learn a great deal very quickly.
You don’t need to have financial services client experience to apply as world-class, in-depth training is provided for everybody. This is a major benefit, allowing you to get a ‘second bite of the apple’ if you didn’t get exposure to Funds, Insurance or Banking during your training contract.
Help with internal transfers
We regularly facilitate internal transfers for Audit Seniors and Managers who are already with the Big Four, taking the stress and uncertainty out of it. There’s no firm we don’t work with. Ask for help and we’ll handle it all for you.
10 benefits of Bermuda audit jobs
- Go global and internationalise your future career prospects
- Save more with a virtually (only 6%) tax-free salary
- Ensure continued professional development
- Gain financial services experience
- Build an international network of professional contacts
- Make yourself more marketable to future employers
- Enjoy new life and different cultural experiences
- Benefit from personal growth and overseas travel
- Access a superior quality of life
- Say goodbye to bad weather and long commutes
Expat pay is competitively structured and includes flights, free accommodation on arrival, work permit, medical cover and annual bonus/overtime incentives.
The starting salary for a Bermuda Audit Senior is currently US$75,000 (6% payroll tax, no income tax)
Saving on tax means you’ll notice a huge difference in your disposable income.
The main intake for Bermuda Audit Seniors is September/October, with a smaller intake in January. Contracts last for two years (more accurately, for two busy seasons) after which you’ll be promoted to Manager or can choose to move directly into financial services on the Island or back onshore.
Interviews start from April: it’s never too soon to apply as we shortlist year-round.
To be successful as a Bermuda Audit Senior, you must be fully qualified as an ACA/CA/ACCA/CPA and have 3 years of external audit experience by the time of your start date.
Candidates from a Big Four background and/or with Funds/Insurance/Banking client experience have the greatest chance of success, as do applicants from the UK, US and Canada. All are encouraged to apply.
Recreationally, you enjoy a spectacular quality of life in Bermuda: there’s plenty of time for socialising, sports, the beach and exotic travel. And when you leave the office each day, you can be doing what you love to do most within minutes.
Interested in experiencing life as a Bermuda Audit Senior? Visit our Jobs page and take the first step towards an exceptional future.