Assistant Audit Manager, London - Central London

£50,000 - £55,000 plus impressive benefits package
Ref: 1470 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 May 2024

Audit Assistant Manager

At this firm, they offer exciting opportunities for training, personal growth, and career engagement. They believe in fostering happiness and fulfillment in your work while supporting and inspiring you to grow. Their Smart Working culture promotes flexibility, allowing you to choose when and where you work, all while providing excellent client care.

About Them:
They are a well-established firm of chartered accountants and business advisors, offering a wide range of services including auditing, accounting, tax, and corporate finance. Proudly serving a diverse client base across the UK and internationally, they have a strong focus on entrepreneurial owner-managed businesses that share their passion for innovation.

What You'll Do:
As a Corporate Assistant Manager in their London-based team, you will:

  • Manage your portfolio of clients, focusing on audit (70%) and accounts preparation work (30%), with a total fee income of approximately £300K.
  • Review completed audit files and present them for final review.
  • Supervise and develop junior staff members.
  • Take responsibility for portfolio WIP, billing, and debtor control.
  • Assist senior managers in planning, controlling, and reviewing larger, more complex assignments.
  • Develop your commercial awareness through fee development and cross-selling activities.

What You Need:
While you might not have all the experience listed below, if you meet the minimum criteria and are passionate about developing yourself, we'd love to hear from you:

  • A professional accounting qualification – ACA, ICAS, CA, or ACCA (minimum criteria)
  • Ability to project manage multiple audit engagements and delegate work effectively (minimum criteria)
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP / FRS 102 and IFRS
  • Client-facing experience
  • Commercially focused with the ability to spot new business opportunities
  • Experience with audit software (they use Caseware) and Microsoft packages

What's On Offer:
In addition to your salary, they offer the following benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave (with the option to buy/sell up to 5 days holiday)
  • Private medical
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 4x life assurance
  • All employee share scheme
  • 2 days paid for volunteering
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including shopping discounts

At this firm, they aspire to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people, regardless of their background. They are an equal opportunities employer and place inclusion at the heart of what they do.