Senior Audit Manager
Senior Audit ManagerJob Description Summary:We are a flexible employer and can offer a range of flexible working patterns from part to full-time, as well as working from home.Who we are:Grant Thornton is a leading Accounting and Advisory firm working with a big range of clients across the UK. We are a leading business adviser that helps dynamic organisations unlock their potential for growth. We have created our own unique culture, one that allows you to have the autonomy to make your own decisions within a flexible structure, in an atmosphere where inclusivity and teamwork are essential.Our clients are proud to work with us - they see that we help them unlock their potential for growth and recommend us to other similar, dynamic organisations. We are proud of our position in our local and regional markets and the reputation we have developed not just for the excellence of our client work but, as importantly, for the culture of our team.Audit is fully focused on financial reporting and Audit. We provide a wide range of audit and assurance services to private, public and international companies across various sectors. As a firm audit over 8,500 firms annually, ranging from FTSE and AIM companies to Small Medium Sized Enterprise (SME) companies.Job Description:What you'll be doing:You'll be leading on audit reviews, agreeing audit timetables, briefing the audit team (including other specialists) and monitoring budgetsYou'll lead an exciting portfolio of diverse clients, and provide them with an exceptional level of clarity and insight on complicated issuesYou'll build and maintain strong client relationships, recognising the value of exceptional client service and ensuring you understand and manage the client's expectations effectively at all timesYou'll assist your senior colleagues when generating new business, from target stage to proposal and beyondYou'll be keen to get involved in wider BD activity and build the brand across the regionYou'll be responsible for managing, motivating and coaching team members, providing regular feedback and supporting their developmentWho we're looking for: We are looking for collaborative individuals with good communication skills that want to work with a diverse client base. You will need to be professionally qualified for this role (ACA, CA, ACCA or equivalent) and understand that excellent customer service is the key to client engagementYou should be commercially focused with good relationship management skills, and any BD experience would be a bonus. You will need external Audit experience, gained in a practice environment and have experience working with mid-tier firmsYou will need extensive experience managing a substantial portfolio of External Audit clients.Experience managing, mentoring and motivating more junior members of staff.Minimum Requirements:You'll hold a relevant professional qualification (ACA, ACCA etc.)You'll have proven experience of managing a large portfolio of clients and have some Business Development experienceIf you are looking to challenge yourself and develop your career, please apply!#LT_RT1Grant Thornton is one of the world's leading independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. We are driven by independent thinkers that provide high quality business and financial advice to a wide range of clients in countries all over the world.We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment where people can flourish, where differences are understood and respected, and everyone is valued.We recognise it's important for us to understand how we can support you in your role, including exploring any reasonable and flexible working adjustments. This flexibility will enable you to bring your full self to work and be at your best.We have taken steps to create an agile working culture where our people are empowered to work where they want, when they want and how they want to deliver the best service for their clients. If you'd like to find out more about our agile or flexible working practices please speak to your recruiter.At Grant Thornton we pride ourselves on the professional standards we expect of our people. We begin setting these standards with our recruitment process where we include rigorous background checks on the people who accept a job offer from us. If we make you an offer you will be contacted directly to give your authorisation for these. Your start date will be dependent on the successful completion of these checks. If you have questions about this process please contact your recruiter.