Audit Manager

City of London
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23 days ago

I am working with a successful, reputable and expanding Accountancy Practice who are seeking an Audit Manager to join the team. They provide niche, specialist expertise to individuals and clients in their sector from accounts and tax to complex advisory projects. This will be a client facing role and you'll be expected to build long lasting relationships with your portfolio of clients.

Role responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Manage the affairs of a portfolio of clients and be the first point of contact for client's affairs (Accounts, tax and general)
  • Ensure all client's deadlines are known and are met
  • Assist clients with ad hoc questions in relation to financial matters including the interpretation of results
  • Assist clients on the setting up and development of internal systems and controls, including implementing suitable accounting software
  • Able to relay with confidence knowledge on tax and other affairs to reassure clients
  • Produce letters/e-mails for Directors and Partners to review/send with regards to advice or other matters
  • Able to hold client meetings independently of a director and speak to clients on their affairs
  • Prepare complex Financial Statements for review as required
  • Review of Financial Statements / Corporation Tax Returns, Income & Expense reports, management accounts, VAT returns
  • Have a good understanding of disclosures
  • Have a full knowledge of firm compliance and client take on procedures including Anti-Money Laundering Procedures
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge of UK GAAP and / or IFRS
  • Take responsibility for technical matters
  • Train more junior members of the team on software and other processes necessary for the role
  • Be responsible for the allocation of staff on client work whilst keeping in mind the technical and career development of more junior members of staff
  • Implement ideas for staff motivation and development
  • Lead weekly manager meetings to discuss work management
  • Provide monthly updates to Partners
  • Create and implement new processes to ensure the smooth running of the practice
  • Assist with internal training for staff


  • Have a professional qualification (ACA / ACCA or equivalent)
  • Solid public practice experience in a Managerial position
  • Committed to maintaining technical knowledge to a high level
  • Competent using MS Products - Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Competent using Xero. Experience of Iris, Alpha, Quickbooks and Sage 50 would be advantageous
  • Self-motivated and able to apply relevant skills to new scenarios
  • Good people and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with accuracy and focus
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical and research skills

Offices based in Central London and offer a hybrid office / wfh split. Package includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday + public holidays
  • Additional 1 day holiday following 1st year of service
  • Pension contributions in excess of statutory minimum
  • Health plan benefits
  • Flexible working options
  • Opportunities for progression
  • Ongoing training and development

If you'd like to find out more about the opportunity please apply with your CV so we can schedule a confidential call.

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