Audit Manager

Clayton and Brewill
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Audit Manager Clayton & Brewill is one of Nottinghamshire's longest established independent firms of chartered accountants. Clayton & Brewill was established as a Nottingham chartered accountancy practice in 1946 and we continue to build on our reputation for excellent advice and first class service to business and personal clients alike. We have a team of three partners and 23 staff and our main office is on Canal Street in Nottingham, with subsidiary offices in Long Eaton and Melton Mowbray. We are committed to remaining independent, with steady organic growth and excellent client service and offer proactive and cost-effective accountancy advice to business owners, individuals, farmers, charities and GPs. Since 1946 we have been helping our clients to grow their businesses, pay less tax, process their payrolls, and manage their accounts in a friendly and efficient manner. Most recently, we have developed a recognised expertise in the new workplace pension rules and have helped many businesses to steer a path through the pension auto-enrolment process. Highly commended' as a Leading Adviser in the Midlands Family Business Awards, Clayton & Brewill is the firm of choice for many family businesses in the East Midlands. Position: Audit Manager Location: Nottingham Job Type Full time, Permanent Hours: 35 hours per week Salary: £Competitive Benefits 21 days holiday & 8 statutory days, life assurance, discounted health care scheme, company pension, Christmas gift, discounted city centre (on site) parking, flexible hours, training and development funding, free beverages, charity days We are seeking suitably qualified high performing professional to join our Audit division. You will be involved in providing assurance services to our portfolio of clients in the SME sector. You will be responsible for the execution of our risk based audit approach and leading audit in fieldwork. In addition, you will have the opportunity to provide a variety of non-assurance services to our clients. Responsibilities - Provide management over a portfolio of clients (25 in total) and deliver high quality audit and assurance service, including preparing and reviewing audit plans and work. - Achieve team and individual budgets and business plan/ performance objectives. - Manages project financials, including budgets, WIPS, timely billing and collection and variance recognition. - Manage the Audit timetable. - Maintain the highest technical and professional standard. - Think strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risks. - Addresses situation before they come crises and develops solutions to avoid recurrence, - Providing additional help and guidance to clients on a consultancy basis. - Participants in the development of ways to meet client needs, contributes to proposal delivery. - Identifying ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added value. - Manage auditing staff. - Takes a leadership role in professional, business or community organizations. - Coach, train and develop auditing staff to upgrade their knowledge. - Be seen as a role model for auditing professionals. - Carry out practice management activities e.g. resourcing client billing etc. - Produce reports highlighting issues and providing potential solutions - Active engagement with senior staff to gain a good understanding of the business - Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements. - Management Accounting and year end tasks. Personal Attributes - Demonstrate the Company's core values: Can-do, Positive, Excellence, Integrity, Accountable - Good interpersonal and communication skills - Good telephone manner - Excellent planning and organisation skills - Ability to work to and meet deadlines - Ability to work under pressure - Ability to work on own initiative and take responsibility - Responsive to change - Ability to learn quickly - Good time management skills - Good team worker - Flexibility to accommodate peaks in workload - Working unsociable hours will be required from time to time Qualifications - Professional accounting qualification and/or a Bachelor degree and Master degree in Accounting. - CPA qualification. - 6+ years of external audit experience, ideally with exposure to SME sector. - Project management skills and experience in leading teams - Working knowledge of UK GAAP and International Auditing Standards (UK and Ireland) - Delivering results and meeting client expectations - Planning and organising - Analysing and presenting recommendations This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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