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Audit Manager

Job Title: Audit Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Salary: 38000 - 45000
REF: 32375
Contact Name: Malcolm West
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Audit Manager Vacancy – Permanent - based in Northampton

Purpose of Role:

An Accounts Senior role based within an Accountancy Practice. Working on an extensive and broad portfolio of audit clients, within the owner- managed and corporate space. You will work alongside the Client Services Directors and Audit RI’s on key and Mid-Tier accounts in a client facing role, establishing strong relationships with business owners across the region.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acting as the key point of contact within the firm for audit clients together with CSD and Audit RI
  • Responsible for the financial performance and management of a portfolio of audit clients
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, being the main point of contact throughout the year for queries and support.
  • Complete engagements within agreed budgets and timescales and identify potential opportunities for additional billing.
  • Manage Audit resources to ensure engagements have the right mix of knowledge and skills required within the team assigned.
  • Ensure that the firms risk management and quality control procedures are always adhered to.
  • Identify and recognise service line opportunities with new clients, and inform the CSD as appropriate
  • Play an integral role in the recruitment, retention, development and motivation of the team.
  • Acting as a representative of the firm by participating in office marketing events.
  • Develop a strong commercial understanding of the client’s business and any developments within it.  

Person Specification:


In order to undertake this role, you will have worked in an accountancy practice previously and must have had experience working in a similar role. 

Essential Skills:

  • ACA/ACCA Qualified – Will consider QBE Candidates
  • Significant prior experience of managing a portfolio of Audit Clients
  • Significant experience of Audit testing, including consolidations, group audits, statutory accounts and disclosures
  • Recent and significant accounting experience including knowledge of UK GAAP and Company Law
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Drive and resilience to deliver high levels of customer service
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Proficient in all MS Office Packages especially Excel.

Hours of work:

  • 8.30am - 5.00pm (Monday – Friday)

28 Days Holiday plus office shut down over Christmas and New Year on top of holiday allowance.