Senior Audit Manager
Senior Audit Manager
£51,000 - £55,000
Full time, Permanent
Hamilton Woods Associates have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Audit Manager to join a leading accountancy and business advisory firm.
As Senior Audit Manager you will be a vital member of this growing and dynamic team. You will be responsible for servicing clients, directing all assurance services delivered, managing people and supporting the Partners with business development and practice management.
In your new role as Senior Audit Manager, you will lead large multi-location teams using your people and relationship management skills to deliver high-quality audit work from project planning to completion. Be able to develop trusted senior client relationships that allow you to have insightful conversations and provide appropriate challenges during the Audit. You will manage specialist teams supporting the audit, building consensus around conflicting views and making recommendations where appropriate. Further to this you will:
- Support Partners in group sales and marketing activity, including playing a leading role in client pitch teams, attendance at group networking, and other marketing events as appropriate
- Lead the delivery of the areas of complex or judgemental audit work, including identifying issues, analysing multiple data points to draw informed conclusions and clearly articulate these conclusions in written and verbal form to senior stakeholders.
- Ensuring the team's audit documentation meets the highest standards, reviewing financial statements to ensure they comply with relevant requirements.
- Managing the financial and resource aspects of Audit engagements, demonstrating a commercial approach throughout.
You will be a Chartered Accountant / ACA / ACCA / ICAS qualified accountant (or international equivalent) or have equivalent work experience in Audit (including international candidates who technically qualify in their home country by experience). Possess a high level of experience of IFRS and/or UK GAAP and be highly skilled in using international standards on auditing. Highly developed project management skills and a strong track record of managing larger or more complex audits to the highest standard from planning to completion. Has the ability to communicate complex or contentious audit matters clearly and concisely in both verbal and written form to colleagues and senior client stakeholders. Has the ability to offer considered points of view in client conversations around broader industry topics and provide a knowledgeable challenge to senior clients in the context of an audit.