Technical Accounting Advisor - Assistant Manager

Posted 21 February by Ambition Europe Limited

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a top 10 accountancy firm seeking senior audit managers/experienced audit managers with solid experience who want to move into a technical role. This is a great opportunity to stay within the audit profession without having to work to tight reporting deadlines and busy year ends.

Purpose of role:

  • To provide UK GAAP, IFRS and audit technical support and training to the audit and business services departments
  • To develop and implement audit methodology, anticipate and research technical issues and assist in quality control and developing the firm's external technical profile.


Financial reporting compliance -

  • To provide guidance on compliance with UK GAAP and IFRS through the operation of a technical enquiries service.
  • To perform technical reviews of audited accounts in accordance with the department's policies.

Audit process and procedures -

  • To maintain, develop and implement the firm's audit methodology, ensuring that it complies with current best practice and regulations.
  • To review the operation of processes and procedures in practice to identify possible refinements.
  • To ensure that the methodology is applied efficiently and consistently in all offices.
  • To assist in co-ordinating and performing regular reviews of specific compliance areas.
  • To assist in annual quality control reviews as appropriate.

Additional coverage -

  • To provide training on financial reporting and audit-related matters on internal courses.
  • To assist in the writing of articles and marketing material for external publications and the firm's website, and support for external seminars.
  • To monitor emerging issues and keep staff advised of developments.
  • To develop our technical resource base through the library and electronic sources.


  • You will be a qualified accountant (ACA, CA, ACCA) and be either a senior audit manager or an experience audit manager wanting to move into a technical role
  • Good working knowledge of UK GAAP, IFRS and auditing standards and their application.
  • Some practical experience of either developing or introducing new procedures.
  • Presentation skills - ranging from small groups to larger audiences.
  • Project management and experience of getting things implemented in practice.
  • Good drafting skills.
  • Managing more junior members of staff.

If interested, please apply with an updated CV.

Application questions

Are you a qualified accountant?
Do you have experience working in the big 4 or top 30 accountancy firms?

Reference: 34291728

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