Audit & Accounts Manager required
Salary of up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
An opportunity has arisen within a well known accountancy practice for an experienced, qualified accountant with excellent and proven financial reporting and audit skills. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to enrol on a management development programme with a view to progressing to a senior management role within the business.
The Audit & Accounts Manager will be involved in providing audit, accounting and business advice to a diverse and interesting portfolio of clients in various business sectors including Charities. You will be responsible for the execution of the firm’s risk based audit approach and leading an audit team during the fieldwork. In addition, you will have the opportunity to provide a variety of non-audit business services to a dedicated and growing portfolio of clients to include accounts, tax and business advice.
Reporting into the Directors of this expanding practice, you will have direct responsibility for a portfolio of clients to include:-
Delivery of high quality audit and non-audit services, coordinating team members in delivery of same.
Working knowledge of UK GAAP (including FRS 102) and International Auditing Standards (UK and Ireland), to include New Charity SORP.
Achieve department and individual performance objectives.
Manage administration of client, including budgets, WIP and timely billing.
Maintain the highest technical and professional standards
Think strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risks.
Providing additional help and guidance to clients on a consultancy basis.
Delivering results and managing client expectations.
Identifying ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added value.
Monitor and control staff working on the portfolio.
Supervise and coach, train and develop staff to develop their knowledge.
Be seen as a role model for department professionals.
Assist department Senior Manager in carrying out various practice management activities e.g. resourcing, training etc.
Career progression through professional development and external training in readiness for Senior Manager Role.
Requirements of the role to include -
Professional accounting qualification ICAEW/ACCA.
Up to 6 years of post-qualification experience
Proven and strong financial reporting and technical knowledge including consolidation and group reporting.
Team player with strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills
Remuneration and Principle Terms
Very competitive and attractive salary
Auto enrolled for pension contributions
Full CPD support and professional development
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