Audit Manager - Letchworth

Recruiter
AJ Chambers
Location
Letchworth Garden City, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1262979838
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Audit Manager - Letchworth

A very well respected firm of chartered accountants are seeking an Audit Manager to join its well established and highly regarded audit team.

This role offers the opportunity to further develop your existing management and accounting skills, as well as your external profile.

The Role:
  • Day to day management of the Corporate Services Group: training, mentoring and developing team members
  • Managing a varied portfolio of clients, to involve communicating engagement progress, problems, financial information and other business concerns
  • Participating in networking and building client relationships
  • Reviewing assignments and working papers, providing constructive feedback to team members
  • Taking responsibility for achieving engagement profitability - billings and collections
  • Supporting the partners with business development activities, client tender processes
  • Supporting team members and clients, at times across multiple offices, in a role that has a requirement for flexible working hours including additional hours when required.

The Ideal Candidate:
  • You must be ICAEW/ACCA qualified or QBE, with a significant level of recent UK practice experience relevant to audit.
  • Strong technical knowledge of corporate accounting and audit matters (e.g UK GAAP, FRS102, IFRS) coupled with a proven ability to act as a technical resource and point of first reference for other team members.
  • Good all-round knowledge of audit and accounting software packages. Familiarity with CCH software would be advantageous. Competent MS office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Previous experience of leading audit teams including training, mentoring, and supervising staff in their day to day work.
  • Proven background in effectively managing a client portfolio. Competent WIP management and capable of achieving billing targets.
  • Capable of managing multiple deadlines and delegating work effectively within a team.
  • Good level of Corporate Tax experience: the ability to review draft Corporation Tax computations, and sufficient understanding to enable proactive dialogue with clients.
  • An interest and/or previous involvement in business development activities such as tender processes and presentations. A willingness and capability to work with the partners to continue to raise the firm's profile and attract additional clients. Ability to support and lead business development work and networking to develop a strong network of relationships.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision, whilst capable of integrating well within a team environment.
  • A thorough, self-motivated and tenacious approach to work, with an expert eye for detail.

If you are interested in this role please apply direct, or contact Danny browbn at AJ Chambers Recruitment

Audit Manager - Letchworth

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