Audit Manager - Dartford, Kent

Recruiter
Levitate Recruitment
Location
Dartford
Salary
£60,000 - £70,000 including excellent Benefits
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
02 Jan 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Levitate Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an Audit & Accounts Manager to join a UK Top 40 firm of Chartered Accountants in their Dartford offices. The firm is well establsihed across London and the South and serve a diverse client base in a range of industries. The Dartford office consists of 5 partners and circa 50 staff and focusses wholly on owner managed businesses, with turnovers from circa £1 million up to £100 million. and provides a wide range of services to include audit, accountancy, accounts support, payroll bureau, tax compliance, specialist tax services, M&A and deals / transaction reports.

The Role:

  • Reporting directly to partners, the role consists of handling a diversified portfolio of owner managed companies with turnovers of £1 million up to £100 million.
  • The work will include a mix of both audit and accounting assignments.
  • As a portfolio manager, the successful candidate will have full responsibility for running a portfolio of circa 50 clients, with annual fees in the region of £400,000 upwards.
  • Liaising with clients and managing client expectations.
  • Organising and running all accounting and audit assignments for the portfolio.
  • Supervising and reviewing staff output, primarily accounts for audit production.
  • Reporting directly to the partner and attending at all client accounts meetings.
  • Organising pre-year-end tax planning work and devising appropriate tax strategies for clients.
  • Attendance and input to practice development initiatives including significant networking and new prospect / potential client proposals.
  • Working within an existing team of managers and partners to further develop and support the growth of the Dartford office and overall business.;

Requirements:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Good IT skills including Outlook, Excel, Word and Accounting packages
  • Experienced in managing the audit process from planning to completion of financial statements.
  • Working knowledge of Digita and Caseware.