Audit Manager or Audit Senior Manager

£45k - 60k per year + benefits
04 May 2021
29 Jun 2021
Hardcastle Burton
Job Title
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time

Audit Manager or Senior Manager for Chartered firm in Royston.

Hays have been retained on an exclusive basis to recruit an Audit Manager or Audit Senior Manager for a highly respected accountancy firm in Royston. This exciting opportunity will see you manage your own established portfolio and offer you real scope to progress to your full potential, through to Partnership for the right candidate.

Key duties and responsibilities;

  • Leading and managing audit, accountancy, taxation and work-related requirements for the firm’s audit clients
  • Schedule, plan, fieldwork and completion of audit assignments and ensure all deadlines are met
  • Take responsibility for WIP control, billing and recoverability
  • Lead, manage and develop the team to ensure consistently high standards
  • Researching and proposing technical and audit issues, and presenting solutions to the team and clients
  • Communicate audit findings to senior management and clients, ensuring observations are supported by appropriate evidence and issues are articulated clearly
  • Responsible for day to day communication with clients, including answering queries and being the first point of contact
  • Determine and agree value added recommendations, monitor management responses and implementation to ensure appropriate closure
  • Think strategically about the client needs by understanding their business and key risks
  • You will be expected to be able to write professional letters, reports and other written submissions for review by partners for use with clients and other relevant third parties;
  • Travel to clients across the region
  • Demonstrating an understanding of and empathy for the client’s business through wider commercial knowledge
  • Motivated to continue self-development to take on additional tasks and learn new skills to enhance the practices ability to expand its service offering

Skills and experience

  • Technically strong with good knowledge of accounting and auditing standards and basic tax planning
  • Capability to supervise, train, lead, inspire and appraise members of staff
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills to ensure all deadlines and expectations are met
  • Client Service approach
  • Excellent attention to detail with high levels of accuracy for data entry
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Copes well under pressure and recovers from setbacks quickly
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills and an ability to build strong relationships with clients

Salary and rewards package

  • £45-60k salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Flexible working
  • Pension