Audit Manager - Bristol

Recruiter
KnownFour
Location
Reading
Salary
£45000 - £55000/annum
Posted
20 May 2017
Closes
19 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company

This firm offers an ambitious working environment in Bristol, whilst being part of a driven global accountancy network spanning across 6 continents.

When joining this team, you will get the support and challenges required to shape the pathway of your career.

We are passionate about our people and relationships really do matter, and are solely built around our core values.

Overview of an Audit Manager

The primary responsibility of the Audit Manager will be to deal with all matters relating to the management of a portfolio of clients. Will also aid Partners in both client work and in the management of the group and on occasions the wider firm. On occasion, may become involved in special assignments on an ad hoc basis.

Responsibilities of an Audit Manager

* Act as a major point of contact within the firm for the client together with the Partner. This includes responding quickly to, as well as anticipating, client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided and maintaining regular contact with clients.
* Responsible for the financial management of a portfolio of clients.
* Build and maintain strong relationships with clients at senior levels, being a principal point of contact throughout the year. Develop a strong commercial understanding of the clients' businesses.
* Complete assignments within agreed budgets and timescales and identify opportunities for additional billings.
* Ensure assignments are staffed with the appropriate mix of knowledge and skills required.
* Ensure that the firm's risk management and quality control procedures are adhered to at all times.
* Identify and recognise business and sales opportunities with new clients, and inform the Partner as appropriate.
* Support Partners and Senior Managers in the development of new business relationships and business proposals through high level sales and marketing activity.
* Support Partners with the implementation and communication of any new business strategy for existing clients, target clients and the internal business.
* Recruit, retain, develop and motivate our employees, which includes participating in graduate recruitment, ensuring job appraisal documentation is completed within deadlines and ensuring appropriate objectives and development plans are in place for counselees.
* Will work as part of management team with other Audit Managers within the business group (e.g. resource planning, merit rate meetings and efficiency gains)
* Act as an ambassador of the firm, participates in office marketing events, keeps abreast of the wide range of service the firm offers.
* Act as a role model for trainees and executives.

Requirements of an Audit Manager

* ACA/ICAS qualified or overseas equivalent.
* Educated up to degree level or CTS.
* Previous experience of managing people.
* Good working knowledge of UK and International GAAS, IFRS, UK GAAP and Financial Reporting requirements.
* Working knowledge of financial products, firm services, issues regarding advice and regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering.
* Experience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audits, statutory accounts and disclosures.
* Project Management experience.

Desirable experience of an Audit Manager (Not Essential)

* Experience auditing international groups and working with other worldwide offices.

Sponsorship for those coming from overseas is provided for the right candidate. Any candidate from overseas must hold an equivalent accounting qualification and have sound experience of UK GAAP