Accounts and Audit Senior Manager/Partner Designate

Posted 10 January by Accountancy Expertise Ltd

Our client an established firm of Chartered Accountants are seeking an Accounts and Audit Senior Manager/Partner Designate to join their friendly team in their Uckfield Office.

You will be responsible for the management of a diverse portfolio of around 500 clients, overseeing the whole of the accounts and audit function. The role will be split approximately 80% accounts and 20% audit.

Duties will include the following:-

  • Managing a portfolio of clients from owner managed businesses to PLCs such as media, entertainment, retail, property, hospitality, manufacturing and recruitment, as well as regulated sectors including solicitors, charities and financial services.
  • Managing, training and coaching a small team and checking and reviewing their work and ensuring it is completed to a professional standard.
  • Responsibility for the accounts and audit process from start to completion, including processes and planning.
  • Tailor audit programmes to suit client business environment.
  • Manage client relationships, understanding their needs, their business and any risks.
  • Manage team and individual budgets and performance objectives.
  • Involvement with business development and identifying opportunities and winning new clients.
  • Working closely with Senior Partners in the planning and conduct of audit assignments.
  • Working with other Departments such as HR, IT and Marketing to evaluate and improve the firm's processes.

You will hold a professional qualification such as ACCA/ACA, as well as a strong audit and accounts background within practice in a managerial capacity.

It would also be an advantage if you have a good working knowledge of accounting programmes such as Caseware, Sage, Quickbooks, Xero, Alphatax and CCH, as well as experience of HAT audit methodology.

Excellent prospects and benefits including; 25 days holiday and paid holiday at Christmas, Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Commission for new clients, Contributory Pension, Free Car Parking and regular social events.

Required skills

  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • Accounting
  • Audit
  • Manage Client Relationships

Application question

Do you have audit and accounts managerial experience within practice?

Reference: 36992439

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