Role: Audit ManagerSalary: £45,000 - £50,000Location: BristolOverview:Quinton Davies are working on behalf of a leading professional services firm based in Bristol who are looking to strengthen their audit offering with the addition of an Audit Manager. As an Audit Manager you will deal with all matters relating to the management of a portfolio of audit clients. In addition, you will aid Partners in both client work and in the management of the group, and on occasions the wider firm. Where appropriate, you may become involved in ad hoc special assignments.Main Duties and responsibilities:•Ensure that clients receive an efficient and proactive service and client expectations are exceeded throughout the year. Liaison with client Partners and other staff where appropriate to ensure all are kept up to date with relevant issues.•Audit work and setting budgets - awareness of commercial aspects of client's business and impact on our work. Arrangement of timetable, booking of staff, planning review and completion of audit and other related assignments.•Be aware of developments in compliance and how this impacts on clients.•Client billing.•Organise staff on jobs, ensuring everyone is clear on expectations and timescales, is properly trained and receives constructive feedback. •Ensure any shortages or excess workloads are identified and minimised.•Ensure appropriate in house and external training received personally.•Prepare proposals for new work.•Attend relevant client segment focus group meetings.•Develop personal contacts.Experience & Qualifications required:•Qualified accountant (ACA, CA, ACCA).•Significant external audit experience gained within a professional services environment.•Demonstrable working knowledge of accounting and auditing standards, industry specifics and their application.•Strong communication skills in order to liaise with clients, Partners, staff and other professionals.•Previous experience of management and motivation of staff to ensure best performance.•Monitoring costs against budget for individual clients.Thanks for considering an application. We do receive a high volume of applicants and as such we aren't unfortunately always able to respond to unsuccessful applicants. As such, if we haven't responded to your application on this occasion then your application has not been successfulQuinton Davies will not discriminate on unlawful grounds. We are committed to equal opportunity and diversity.