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Audit Manager

Posted 8 March by Pertemps Easy Apply Ended
Audit Manager


Permanent, Full-Time

Salary £40,000 - £50,000

Pertemps is currently looking for an experienced Audit Manager for our Client based in Cardiff. Join one of the Top 15 firm of chartered accountants who specialise in advising and supporting business owners.

About the job:

- You should have the drive to achieve results in a friendly manner whilst maintaining quality and high service standards to all clients
- Excellent technical knowledge and the ability to absorb and impart technical information to others
- Strong verbal and communication skills
- Ability to motivate and lead people, be a role model, enjoy challenging situations
- Responsible for the line management and development of junior members of the team
- Identify new service opportunities to sell to existing clients and to seek new business opportunities from potential clients to bring new business to the firm
- Controlling any work required on a range of audit and non-audit accounts jobs meeting all internal, client based and legislative deadlines on an annual basis
- Ensuring that the firm's standard processes are used in the production of audit and accounts work in all aspects and for ensuring that technical standards are maintained with the ability to answer technical questions proficiently and confidently
- Line management of the audit and accounts department and any associated personnel. You will plan and review work to be undertaken on client matters by staff members and you will be responsible for its review and progress through the practice
- You will be expected to be able to write professional letters, reports and other written submissions for review by partners for use with clients and other relevant third parties
- While it is understood this role will generate its fair share of administrative duties, it is expected that it should achieve a chargeable time percentage of 80% per annum
- To professionally represent the firm and its interests in dealings with clients and other professionals at all times
- Regular attendance at training and seminars to further develop and maintain technical and professional development skills
- Recruit, supervise, develop and assist more junior members of personnel and give constructive feedback on their performance
- Responsible for ensuring that your team has a training plan and that you ensure they access training and development opportunities are relevant to them
- You will be expected to contact clients in connection with non-technical issues such as the collection of debtors and be involved on an ongoing basis in administrative activities such as billing
- Seek opportunities to increase client billings and to seek new clients for the practice where possible
- Keep up-to-date with internal policies, procedures and announcements and ensure anyone reporting to you does the same
- You should be in a position to apply for your practicing certificate as necessary. Initially this is envisaged as an employee RI and discussions to be held as and if required past that point.

About you:

- Qualified Chartered Accountant (or equivalent) or be able to demonstrate experience of working at that level
- At least 5 years post qualification experience
- Display a desire to become registered as a Responsible Individual and sign off audit reports in your own name
- Proactive, enthusiastic and energetic
- Ambitious "goes the extra mile"
- Ability to discuss a range of topics with clients from business strategy to personal tax concerns of the business owners
- Considers problems as a challenge
- A "can do" attitude
- Makes time for people - listens attentively and responds accordingly
- Encouraging to others to have ideas and come up with imaginative solutions
- Shares knowledge
- Comfortable interacting with employees, clients and potential clients
- Excellent time management skills so all deadlines and expectations are met
- Aware of own development areas and works proactively to improve them
- Works well under the pressure
- Responds positively to constructive criticism and deals with negative situations without avoiding potentially difficult conversation
- Confidence in your own ability

If you want to discuss more please contact Kate in our Cardiff office on

Reference: 34633945

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