Audit and Accounts Manager

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    3 months ago
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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 Audit and Accounts Manager to join and manage a team.

Duties will include:

• Complete audits in accordance with prescribed audit procedures, with assistance from more senior members of staff and partners where required
• 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