Audit & Accounts Senior Manager

Curtis Recruitment
Chesham Bois
17 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen with a well renowned accountancy practice for an Audit & Accounts Senior Manager at the firms well-established office in Amersham. This position has an eye to the future, where the right person has the potential to progress to a more senior position.

The overall function of the Audit & Accounts Senior Manager will be to assist the partners in the delivery of statutory audit and accounts preparation and to manage the audit department and trainees.

As Audit & Accounts Senior Manager, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage a client portfolio comprising both audit & non-audit clients, liaising closely with the partners concerned
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships with focus on delivering of exceptional client service
  • Managing, motivating and coaching team members, providing regular feedback and supporting their development
  • Involved in wider business development activity, building the brand across the region
  • Supervise work of junior team members, provide technical assistance, undertake post-assignment appraisals and assist partners with feedback
  • Attend to the preparation of client financial statements ensuring compliance with prescribed legislation and standards
  • Liaise with other departments within the office and across other offices to ensure the timely exchange of relevant, client information
  • Contribute to the provision of excellent client service by identifying efficiency-savings and maintaining effective client communication
  • Recognise opportunities to help clients develop their businesses and maximise their potential
  • Identify opportunities to provide additional services and liaise with other managers and the partners as appropriate
  • The potential to participate in promotional activities run by the firm

To be a serious contender for this position, applicants will satisfy the following criteria:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Extensive post-qualification external audit experience including proven track record of effectively leading client audit engagements
  • Comprehensive understanding of key reporting standards (GAAP, FRS, IFRS)
  • Commercially focused with the ability to deliver innovative solutions
  • Strong mentoring, coaching and people management/development skills
  • Broad knowledge of business taxation
  • Good, all-round knowledge of Microsoft Office and accounting packages, particularly CCH Practice Suite and Proaudit
  • Professional and approachable manner with effective communication skills
  • Works well under time pressure and is used to meeting deadlines
  • Organised individual who understands the importance of delivering excellent client service in a cost-effective manner
  • Car driver with full, clean licence

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a progressive practice and the successful candidate will benefit from a competitive salary and benefits, a supportive working environment and potential career progression in the future.

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