Audit Manager - Central London

Ref: 113 Date Posted: Monday 02 Aug 2021
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ProTalent are currently working with a Top 20 Audit Firm to recruit an Audit Manager to join their successful London office and manage a mixed client portfolio.

This is a role for an ambitious candidate who embraces the firms core values, supporting the audit partners, helping clients achieve their aspirations and developing their audit team. 

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Management of an audit focussed portfolio of clients. 

  • Overseeing the preparation of financial statements under FRS102 and IFRS. 

  • Attendance and contributions at client meetings. 

  • Completing audits with minimal supervision and within deadlines. 

  • Management and development of upcoming audit talent. 

  • Financial management of portfolio taking control of WIP, billing and debt management. 

  • Involvement in business development, including maintaining own key contacts and fostering new relationships.  

  • Maintaining a good level of technical knowledge and being able to independently research issues forming your own solutions. 

 

 The Person:

 

  • ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent 
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in an accountancy practice. 

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong client and team relationships. 

  • Ability to manage complicated projects and multiple stakeholders. 

  • Strong technical understanding of accounting and auditing standards. 

  • Experience in leading group audits and the preparation of consolidated accounts. 

  • Previous use of CaseWare or Mercia methodologies is desirable. 

 

  • Can build trusted relationships with clients and colleagues. 

  • Produces high quality work to a good technical standard. 

  • Strong organisational skills to effectively prioritise high volumes of work. 

  • Anticipates and resolves problems at an early stage to keep assignments on budget. 

  • Can identify opportunities for growth within existing client base and when to involve other service lines. 

  • Takes an active role in developing the team providing day to day support on technical and other matters. 

  • Travel Requirements: Role will be based in London office and at client premises predominantly in London and surrounding areas. 

 

This is an exciting role for someone who is serious about progressing their firm within a Top 20 accountancy firm.

 

Thank you for your interest.