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Audit Senior Manager - Financial Services

London, UK
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16 Dec 2020

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Senior Audit Manager - Financial Services



Top 30 Firm

This impressive top tier practice are looking to recruit a Senior Audit Manager to build upon a period of strong growth and support new audit and advisory clients. The key aspect of the role will be to work closely with Partners running a busy portfolio working with a range of clients within their Financial Services sector. In this position you will have a key management role on Assurance assignments where you will utilise and further develop your knowledge and skills as well as being involved in training, managing and appraising staff.

This firm have really been one of the success stories throughout 2020, even through this uncertain market they have had impressive levels of staff retention and new business wins. There is an agile working policy with no mandatory office time and the ability for full remote working and onboarding. I recently spoke with an Audit Senior working here who has told me how supportive and open the Partnership have been with all of the staff.

You will be expected to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients including hedge fund managers, corporate finance, brokers and investment trusts.

Roles and Responsibilities

Audit: statutory audit, planning, completion, attend / lead client meetings etc.
Being a key point of contact throughout the year
Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients as well as prospective clients
Accounts preparation
Provision of general business advice to clients
Managing the overall service delivery to clients
Corporate finance projects (Due diligence, AIM/Standard listings, reverse acquisitions etc)
Other special projects
Client billing and job recoverability
Prospective client meetings
Assist in supervising/managing the audit staff including having a responsibility for the coaching and development of the team members reporting directly into you taking responsibility for career development of others
Business development activities such as building relationships with target clients or involvement in pitch situations
Assist where required in the general running of the audit department
Reporting directly to the Partners and having several direct team members report to you

The Candidate

Behavioural Competencies

The successful candidate will be able to multitask in terms of handling multiple clients simultaneously
Excellent technical and personal skills to service a portfolio of clients efficiently and effectively
Excellent communication skills and be confident, articulate and able to communicate at all levels externally and internally
Ability to produce high quality business style reports for non-executive committees
Presentation skills for tendering for new work
A team player with the ability to prioritise work and work to tight deadlines
Strong organisational skills
Have a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships
Ability to successfully support, nurture and motivate different team members

Work Based Competencies

Experience of auditing international groups
Expert in producing group financial statements and consolidations
Strong knowledge of both IFRS and UK GAAP (including FRS101/102) and international standards on auditing
Working knowledge of Tax
Experience of Caseware or similar accounts production software
Experience of management of the audit from planning to supervision and onsite reviews
Qualified accountantIf you want to work in a meritocratic environment, with full Partner support then there is quite simply no better environment currently. If you are currently working from home, there is quite simply no reason not to have an exploratory conversation. Call to discuss further on (phone number removed)
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