Audit Manager

ABL - the language specialists
City of London, London
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Audit Manager (Business Group /Senior Manager)
Language: German
Start date: flexible
Location: Central London
Salary: up to £80, 000 per annum + benefits

Company Details: Well established firm of Accountants with a huge portfolio of clients across Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Portugal. This firm has retained a " family " feel in spite of its size and expertise and provides outsourced services for international clients with regards VAT, payroll, management accounting etc. It's a lovely company to work for and has low staff-turnover rates

Workflow Management: Traditional audit role
* Attend pre-audit meetings with the client (occasional travel to Germany)
* Draft all management letters, finalising of accounts, letters of engagement etc
* Giving advice to clients and identify new business development opportunities through networking, marketing and referrals
* Monitor the work flow and allocate staff resources to each project
* Deciding on a project time-frame for each project, informing the Audit staff about the client, their expectation and business model
* Monitoring "chargeable time" and progress on a job
* Prepare fee schedules and bills for review and approval
* Explaining any extra charges, write-offs, extra hours etc
* Liaise internally with the Partner following a review of the audit

Staff management
* Ensure trainee Accountants are allocated a variety of jobs to maximise their training
* Complete staff review forms after the end of each job identifying any new training needs
* Complete six-monthly appraisals and sign off training records
* Manage staff holidays, courses, quality of work, motivation
* Oversee technical contact, office accounts, client bank accounts, IT contact, marketing committee, client care committee, maintenance of the office work planner etc

* Fluent German & English
* UK Accountancy qualification (ACA or equivalent )
* Previous relevant experience in an Accountancy Practice