Audit Assistant Manager - Central London

50,000 - 60,000
Ref: 1433 Date Posted: Monday 15 Apr 2024

Audit Assistant Manager - Top Accounting Firm, London

Are you an Audit Professional looking for a new challenge? We are searching for an experienced Audit Assistant Manager for our client who are an established top 50 Practice firm. This is a great opportunity to work in a great environment with a growing team who pride themselves on excellent service and effective relationships. The London based Corporate team offers exposure to an eclectic range of organisations, including charities and financial services. Turnovers typically range from £20m to £40m (but can go up to £400m), resulting in jobs being completed within a couple of weeks.

What will you be doing?

As a Corporate Assistant Manager, you will have ownership of the following tasks:

- Managing your own portfolio of clients requiring audit (70%) and accounts preparation work (30%), with a total fee income of approximately £300K.
- Reviewing completed audit files and presenting them to the partner for final review.
- Supervising and developing junior staff.
- Taking responsibility for portfolio WIP, billing, and debtor control.
- Assisting senior managers in planning, controlling, and reviewing larger, more complex assignments.
- Developing your commercial awareness through fee development and cross-selling activities.

What experience do you need?

You might not have all the experience listed below, but if you meet the minimum criteria and are passionate about developing yourself, our client would 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 and able to spot new business opportunities
- Experience with audit software (we use Caseware) and Microsoft packages

What's on offer?

In addition to your salary, our client also offers the following benefits:

- 25 days annual leave (with the option to buy/sell up to 5 days holiday)
- Private medical insurance
- 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