Senior Manager - Audit

Howett Thorpe
Reading, UK
Closing date
19 Sep 2020

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My client is searching for a Senior Manager to become an integral part of the Senior Audit team, you will have experience of working for a large accountancy practice managing teams and managing your own complex audits, international exposure would also be an asset. This role may suit an Audit Manager who does not have the opportunity to progress in their current firm.

About the Role
  • The position involves working within the existing team to manage statutory audits for typically internationally focused companies largely operating in the technology sector you will
  • Become integral to the management team of the department involved in planning, budgeting and scheduling work
  • Manage a portfolio of international high-profile clients
  • Work with the audit team to manage external audits under UK GAAP and International Auditing Standards
  • Be involved in training of the audit team
  • Undertake performance appraisals and ongoing support of a team of 3 - 4

The successful candidate will have:
  • A qualified accountant with significant audit exposure, 5 plus years of post-qualification experience within a professional practice environment including the managing of a portfolio of audit clients.
  • Top 20 Firm exposure
  • Experience of training staff
  • Capable of motivating and encouraging a team
  • Experience of Due Diligence assignments would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP would be an advantage
  • Strong Microsoft office skills - Excel and Word
  • Ability to pick up with ease new systems and working practices
  • Knowledge of CaseWare accounting software, but not essential


Excellent Company benefits including healthcare, bonus and free parking

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days, please assume that you have not been successful.

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