The purpose of this role is to support audit department and manage a client portfolio. This is a role for an ambitious candidate who will embrace our client’s core values, supporting the audit partners, helping the clients achieve their aspirations and developing the audit team.
Key Duties & Responsibilities as an Audit Manager:
Management of an audit focussed portfolio of clients.
Overseeing the preparation of financial statements under FRS102 and IFRS.
Attendance and contributions at client meetings.
Completing audits with minimal supervision and within deadlines.
Management and development of upcoming audit talent.
Financial management of portfolio taking control of WIP, billing and debt management.
Involvement in business development, including maintaining own key contacts and fostering new relationships.
Maintaining a good level of technical knowledge and being able to independently research issues forming your own solutions.
As an Audit Manager you must:
Be ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent
Have minimum of five years’ experience in an accountancy practice.
Have excellent communication skills and ability to build strong client and team relationships.
Have ability to manage complicated projects and multiple stakeholders.
Have strong technical understanding of accounting and auditing standards.
Have experience in leading group audits and the preparation of consolidated accounts.
Have previous use of CaseWare or Mercia methodologies is desirable.
Build trusted relationships with clients and colleagues.
Produce high quality work to a good technical standard.
Have strong organisational skills to effectively prioritise high volumes of work.
Anticipate and resolve problems at an early stage to keep assignments on budget.
Identify opportunities for growth within existing client base and when to involve other service lines.
Take an active role in developing the team providing day to day support on technical and other matters.
Travel Requirements: Role will be based in London office and at client premises predominantly in London and surrounding areas.
Client will only accept applicants with practice experience and must be within TOP50 Acountancy Firms in the UK. No sponsorship provided.