Audit & Accounts - Assistant Manager - London

Goodman Masson
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A top 50 firm based in a good location in Central London are looking for someone to come in and manage a small portfolio of audit and accounts clients. This role is ideal for someone from a smaller firm who currently operates at a Manager level or someone from a similar size or larger firm who wants to make the step up to Assistant Manager level.

The clients you will work with are entrepreneurial businesses which makes this role exciting as you will be responsible for helping to guide them through the business life cycle and advise on any other matters that arise outside of the typical work you'll be overseeing in your portfolio.


- Lead, manage, develop and coach an effective team

- Monitor and control the team - review the teams work, ensuring quality in compliance with professional standards

- Oversee and control completion of audit/accounts assignments including assessing controls, systems and planning

- Manage client relationships and identify opportunities; think strategically by understanding the client's needs, their business and key risks

- Manage team and individual budgets and performance objectives

- Identify ways to maximise the relationship and deliver added value

- Business development to identify and win new clients


- Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA/ACCA) with proven external auditing experience

- Experience of leading and managing an audit/accounts team to deliver high quality assurance services

- Demonstrate personal qualities and credibility to lead, develop and motivate individuals and the team as a whole

- Ability to develop long term client relationships and deliver added value

- Ability to think strategically about client needs

Overview of firm:

The firm are fast growing and there is scope for quick career progression with Assistant Managers typically moving up to Manager level swiftly once they have demonstrated they can handle a larger portfolio.

Please apply within if you are interested in finding out more.