Audit Manager in London

Recruiter
B C T Resourcing
Location
Woking
Salary
£55,000 - £65,000 per annum
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Audit Manager
Location: London
Salary: 55000 65000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

Overview:

Our team is actively looking to identify a very talented individual to be our new Audit Manager to be based from the central London office. This is a key role within a growing and dynamic firm, you will be required to manage audits with turnover up to 50M. This is a key role within a strong team and there is the aspiration this role will develop into a partner of the future.
Our focus is providing a #BrighterThinking approach, going the extra mile to keep clients on-track to achieve their personal and business objectives. As a top 20 accountancy firm we have a passion for advising entrepreneurs and SMEs through our sector-led teams.
We apply the same principles to individuals within the firm. Our people are ambitious, self-motivated and encouraged to develop their skill set and realise their potential.
We operate out of a network of offices across Surrey, Hampshire, Cardiff and London, providing our clients with easy access and local knowledge.
Many of our clients are expanding overseas and benefit from the outward perspective we can provide via our active membership of HLB International.
#BrighterThinking is how we sum up the difference we make, as a firm, to our clients and in the way we hire and develop talent in our team . Its finance and accounting expertise, combined with strategic commercial thinking and a promise to add real value across all areas of our clients businesses.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Management of client portfolio including: Statutory audits; accounts preparation; general advisory, strategic and tax planning; attend client meetings; Managing audits, including specialist audits e.g. FSA registered, solicitors, charities and schools.
Completing jobs with minimal supervision, to deadlines and within budget.
Marketing, including prospect follow ups, organising events, co- ordinate property campaign, attend local events, fortnightly marketing meetings with other department reps and feed back monthly partners meeting.
Liaison with other service lines as needed i.e. Vat, Tax, etc.
Liaise with overseas auditors and advisors.
Informally mentor 3 trainees and formally mentor 2 qualified members of staff, holding regular meetings and assisting with objective setting and personal development.
Reviewing audit files.
Planning, preparation and scheduling of audit jobs Where applicable delivering recommendations to management post audit
Manage WIP and monthly billing, chasing debtors.

What we Offer:

We can offer you a dynamic and rewarding environment with exposure to a diverse range of clients and industry sectors. Our package and benefits are very competitive and work life balance is part of our company culture, we have office locations in London, Surrey, Hampshire and Cardiff and we are a
strong believer in developing our staff throughout their career:
A highly competitive base salary
Generous annual leave entitlement plus a strong benefits package including buying & selling holiday, life assurance, pension, income protection, private medical, childcare vouchers and ongoing training
opportunities.
Flexible working policies (core hours are between 10am and 4.30pm)
Each office location has agreements with local businesses which offer great discounts
Learning and Development opportunities throughout your career CSR Program & Social Events - each office will be involved in various charity and sporting activities to help raise the brand profile and give back to the local community
Employee Assistance Program - our EAP is available for all our employees. As well as being a confidential support line, it also offers practical financial and life management advice 24 /7 and is completely confidential.

Required Skills & Attributes:

ACA or ACCA qualified (degree not essential)
Minimum of five years in an Accountancy Practice
Experience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audits, IFRS, statutory accounts and disclosures
As well as being able to prepare and review completed audit files for a large variety of clients to a high standard, the ideal candidate would be a good communicator and be able to deal confidently and effectively with both clients and staff alike. They should be able to cope with jobs where the records are not straight forward, and should be able to work within deadlines and budgets.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Job Level: Mid-Senior Level
Start Date: Immediately
Education Level: Unspecified
Industry: Accounting
Function: Accounting/Auditing
Skills Required: Audit, tax planning, acca, aca
This role is best suited to someone who has been working as an assistant audit manager for a top 20 firm and is looking for the next step up in their career.
They do not offer sponsorship or relocation.
Company has a brighter thinking policy for employees and has great benefits including work life balance with flexi working in place for employees core hours 10am-4pm
Please bare in mind they are looking for candidates currently working in practise at a top accountancy firm.
They do not offer sponsorship or relocation. Look forward to seeing some cv's soon.
please reach out to candidates nationally, although the client is not willing to pay for relocation cost, there maybe potential candidates outside of London area who will be happy to move to London for work.
To give you a better understanding of the type of candidates that the client will consider for ph screen/interview would be someone who is currently working in an Accountancy practice. If they have experience of this that is from 5 years ago they will not think this is a strong candidate as it is too old.
Preference will be to someone currently doing this job at an accountancy practise. They are looking for strong candidates and will consider an assistant manager, looking to transition to the audit manager role. They will be involved with trainees and an element of nurturing the development of the junior staff . The company culture is very dynamic with a focus on #brighterthinking for business. Work Life balance is at the heart of the company culture with Flexi working one of the benefits.