Audit & Accounts Manager (30% Audit & 70% Accounts)

Posted 22 October by Accountancy Expertise Ltd

Our client, an established 'Top 100' firm of Chartered Accountants are seeking a dynamic Audit and Accounts Manager for their growing practice.

Reporting at Partner level you will manage your own mixed portfolio of clients, as well as leading a team of Seniors and Semi-Seniors on audits and being responsible for training and mentoring junior staff.

The work will be split approximately 30% Audit and 70% Accounts production and duties will include:-

  • To manage a portfolio of clients (value around £500-600K), developing a good relationship with them, understanding their requirements, monitoring work-in progress against internal budgets and agreed fees, billing and keeping the client partner aware of status and issues.
  • To liaise with the clients on all aspects of the audit or accounts and to be the main point of contact for any ad-hoc queries.
  • Job planning, supervision and finalisation; To plan the audit work and implement that plan, identifying key issues; to plan staffing requirements for audits; to prepare and finalise statutory accounts.
  • To act as an ambassador for the firm, to build up contacts and develop new business opportunities.
  • Attend external and internal meetings.
  • Work as a team with other managers.
  • To assist partners and staff in quoting for new work, including identifying specification and time costs involved.

You will have previous UK practice experience of at least 4-5 years and hold a professional qualification such as ACA/ACCA. You will also have a good working knowledge of International Auditing Standards & FRS 102, as well as possessing excellent organisational skills.

Experience of IRIS, Sage and XERO would also be an advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, professional firm with modern offices and they offer a flexible benefits package, including a generous holiday allowance, flexible working hours, discretionary and loyalty bonus, as well superb prospects.

Required skills

  • Audit
  • Chartered Accountants
  • FRS
  • IRIS
  • Accounts Production

Application questions

Do you have at least 4-5 years UK practice experience with a strong audit and accounts background?
Do you have experience of Sage, IRIS and XERO software?

Reference: 39197487

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