Assistant Manager (Accountancy Practice)

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My client is an award-winning Top 20 firm and an employee of choice within the local area, due to growth, they are seeking an Assistant Manager to join and manage a team at their Milton Keynes office.

Duties will include:

• Complete audits and Accounts work, covering a wide range of industries
• Produce detailed audit planning, including details of potential difficulties and ensure correct tests are applied to produce sufficient audit evidence
• Monitor the progress of jobs, ensuring that deadlines and budgets are well managed
• Review or complete audit cycles file, before passing files on to the senior member of the team for review
• Manage a portfolio of clients
• Responsible for final analytical reviews
• Draft letters to audit clients
• Produce and review sets of financial statements
• Produce a short summary on key client issues, and the contents of the accounts before passing to the senior member of the team
• Provide technical advice and guidance to more junior staff – give detailed help and training as required, to enhance future effectiveness
• Monitor the performance of staff working on jobs, including giving feedback after files have been reviewed, and completing audit review form at the end of each job
• Motivate, delegate effectively, develop the team and be a strong leader
• Client focus and commercial awareness

The ideal candidate will be:

• ACCA / ACA Qualified, with relevant PQE
• Audit and Accounts experience
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Experience of Mentoring junior staff