Accounts & Audit Senior Manager

East Sussex, UK
16 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Based in a friendly Uckfield office, you will be bringing your extensive technical and people skills and experience to to a wide variety of interesting clients.

This role has real opportunity, as a senior manager with partnership potential

* Manage a diverse portfolio of approx. 500 clients

* Lead, manage, develop and coach a small team (plan, monitor and review their work, ensuring quality and compliance to professional standards)

* Oversee and control completion of accounts and audit assignments including assessing processes and planning

* Tailor audit programmes to suit client business environments

* Manage client relationships and identify opportunities; thinking strategically by understanding each client's needs, their business and key risks

* Address situations before they become a crisis and develop solutions to avoid recurrence

* Maintain a high technical and professional standard

* Manage team and individual budgets and performance objectives

* Identify ways to maximise the relationship and deliver added value

* Business development - identify and win new clients

* Work alongside HR, IT and Marketing to evaluate and improve Firm-wide processes

* Work closely with Senior Partners in the planning and conduct of audit assignments discussing findings, emerging risks and actions to address identified risks The above duties are not definitive



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

* Experience of leading and managing accounts & audit teams

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

* A thorough understanding of systems and risk based auditing

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

* Proven track record in business development, contributing to proposal delivery

* Ability to build rapport quickly with all employees and partners

* Analytical and inquisitive mind with the ability to work effectively with colleagues

* Ability to negotiate and influence senior management and Partners to facilitate change and improvement

* Effective organisational and project management skills with the ability to lead a busy team working to tight deadlines

* Personable and approachable with the ability to readily establish high levels of credibility

* Knowledge of Caseware, Sage, Quickbooks, Xero, Alphatax and CCH

* Working knowledge of HAT audit methodology

Excellent benefits, 25 days holiday plus Christmas, and pension, health care and bonus

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