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Audit Manager / Assistant Audit Manager

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23 Feb 2021

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A.C.T Audit, a private client-centric group of companies based in Mayfair, provides audit and accountancy services to its clients. Please see our website for further information.


We are looking for a well-rounded Audit Manager or Assistant Manager, able to think out of the box and with a firm grasp of the needs of international corporate groups to assist our audit team in Mayfair (London) and become a team player working in co-ordination with the leadership team of the A.C.T. group.

The key objectives of the role are:

· Manage, train and mentor a small team of 3-5 persons

· Conduct regular team meetings

· Resolve staffing and contractor issues

· Be solely responsible for timing and quality of client delivery of a portfolio of clients

· Respond quickly to, as well as anticipate client requests/needs, keep clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided and maintain regular contact with clients

· Recognize and keep the Partner informed about, any new business opportunities for own and other departments arising on existing and new clients

· Provide minor consultancies without supervision

· Attend client meetings

· Ensure assignments are completed within agreed budgets and keep all parties informed of overruns

· Ensure that the firm's quality control procedures are adhered to

· Identify risk and technical matters, whilst exercising judgement within agreed parameters

· Must provide overall compliance and technical support on client matters

· Actively participate in bids/proposals for new work

· Manage WIP and Billing process

knowledge, skills & qualifications

· A minimum of 3 (Assistant Manager) or 5 (Manager) years of experience working in a UK audit department

· ACA/ACCA qualified ; we are open to high performing applicants who are part qualified

· Strong organization skills

· Must be fluent in at least 1 of the following languages: Italian, Spanish, or French

· Excellent attention to detail and ability to work under pressure on multiple projects to meet deadlines

· Excellent level of Microsoft Office Suite, IRIS, Caseware, Sage, Xero, SAP

  • Strong entrepreneurial streak and attitude.
  • Outstanding organisational skills.
  • Street wise with superior negotiation skills and the confidence to challenge where required.
  • Project management experience ideal.
  • A self-starter, adaptable person with problem solving mentality
  • Confidence to ask questions and/or seek solutions when required.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle highly sensitive information.
  • Refined interpersonal skills, with the ability to form good working relationships with key clients, investors and other parties including UHNWI, celebrities and peers
  • Ability to remain firm yet polite and professional when dealing with difficult issues.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced international environment.
  • Takes responsibility and accountability for own work.
  • Works in a co-operative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community

Immediate Start.

Salary: according to experience with access to performance based incentive scheme payable quarterly depending on seniority
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