Big 4 Audit Manager

Reed Finance
Newcastle upon Tyne
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Big 4 Audit Manager

Contact- Craig Chamberlain
Tel- 0191 2551770

Reed Finance are working closely with an international Accountancy Practice with offices in Newcastle upon Tyne. There is a rare opportunity for someone with external audit experience to join their team in a managerial role.

The team has demonstrated market leading growth consistently over a number of years and has set an ambitious plan for the future. They work with a wide range of clients, including some well known PLC and SME companies.

As an Audit Manager, you will:

• Lead and manage audit engagements in the field ensuring the highest standards of operational excellence are adhered to
• Deliver value to the client by providing knowledge, ideas and solutions for improving the business, assessing (in collaboration with colleagues) legal, compliance and risk implications and advising on same
• Secure and enhance relationships with senior client management and other key stakeholders Develop and assign teams that will exceed the clients' expectations in standards of service and client care
• Develop and maintain an appropriate external network of business contacts
• Demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and competence in all interactions with the client
• Ensure engagements are executed in accordance with the firm's methodologies and guidance, professional standards, and local legal and regulatory requirements
• Ensure the technical correctness and presentational standard of all client deliverables
• Approve engagement budgets and agree fees, where appropriate

In addition to a highly competitive remuneration package you will benefit from:

• Exposure to working with some of the largest and most complex government and public sector entities
• A fast paced and dynamic environment at the cutting edge of technical accounting excellence
• Working in a regional platform fully supported by investment and infrastructure backing our national assurance offering
• Coaching, mentoring and development in both personal and technical skills to help you achieve the most from your career
• Working for an employer where flexible working is fully endorsed and diversity is highly valued

In order to qualify you will have;

• Excellent and in-depth relevant external audit experience gained in a Big 4 or equivalent environment
• Thorough expertise in primary accounting frameworks (e.g. GAAP or IFRS or recognised equivalent) and in related financial reporting matters
• Proven experience in leading and inspring teams using Global Audit Methodology to perform engagements in compliance with auditing standards
• Demonstrable experience in client relationship management
• ACA/ACCA/CIPFA qualification (or equivalent), ideally with first time passes
• An Honours degree (or equivalent)

If you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, or you are looking for something different and would like to speak to me about your aspirations and requirements, please contact Craig Chamberlain on 0191 2551770 or

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