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Audit Manager

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£60,000 - £70,000
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Danielle Daymond

Audit Manager – Top 50 Firm

Watford

Up to £70,000 (DOE)

AJ Chambers are delighted to be working with a leading Top 50 Firm on their search for an Audit Manager to join their Watford office.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a company who believes in ‘friendly expertise’ and is an approach that has worked for their clients for over a century.

Their focus is on providing personalised, friendly expert advice to a client bank ranging from owner managed businesses to high-net-worth individuals and Trustees. In addition to the day-to-day accountancy and tax compliance services they have expertise in areas such as helping businesses grow, tax planning, advising on acquisitions and sales and, succession and exit planning.

What will you be doing?

You will be assisting the London team in helping to grow the firm, other duties will include:

  • Managing a full portfolio of medium/large clients (including some Groups)
  • Booking appropriate staff to complete each audit.
  • Reviewing files and highlighting key issues to audit RI.
  • Liaising with clients in an appropriate manner and style.
  • Setting budgets and negotiating fees with clients.
  • Raising invoices in accordance with agreed billing profile.
  • Tracking delivery against budgets / identifying any cause of overruns.
  • Involvement with appraisals/reviews and identifying training as required.
  • Engaging in business development / networking events.

What are they looking for?

  • ACA or ACCA qualified.
  • At least 2 year’s post qualified audit experience from a UK Accountancy Firm.
  • Technically strong in UK GAAP.
  • IT competent and be familiar with computerised packages (ideally Caseware).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise, work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and multi-task effectively.
  • Strong ability to identify key risk areas at planning and completion.
  • Able to work on own initiative and be flexible. Also being a team player and effective delegator of tasks whilst continuing to accept responsibility for delegated activities.
  • Demonstrating a positive attitude and acting as a role model.

What is in it for you?

  • Flexible working policy with the opportunity to work from home
  • Annual Christmas Bonus equivalent to 1 week’s salary.
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme (Employer: 5%; Employee: 3%) subject to eligibility.
  • Private Medical Insurance following completion of 3 months service (this is a taxable benefit).
  • Death in Service scheme cover (4x salary).
  • Group Income Protection Scheme (non-contributory) following completion of 3 months service.
  • Annual Leave will be 25 days per annum (pro rata). 3 days are normally taken at Christmas/New Year.

If you are interested in this role and would like some more information, please apply direct to be considered of contact Danielle Daymond at AJ Chambers.

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AJ Chambers are delighted to be working alongside a forward thinking and progressive firm or chartered accountants on their search for an Audit and Accounts Manager to join their highly supportive and fast growing team in Hertfordshire.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Auditor/Accountant to join a well-established firm offering a great opportunity to develop your career with genuine partnership prospects for the right individual.  

What will you be doing -  

  • Day to day management duties; training, mentoring and developing team members. 
  • Managing a varied portfolio of clients, to involve communicating engagement progress, problems, financial information and other business concerns 
  • Participating in networking and building client relationships 
  • Reviewing assignments and working papers, providing constructive feedback to team members 
  • Taking responsibility for achieving engagement profitability - billings and collections 
  • Supporting the partners with business development activities, client tender processes 
  • Supporting team members and clients, at times across multiple offices, in a role that has a requirement for flexible working hours including additional hours when required 

What are they looking for -  

  • ACA/ACCA qualified or qualified by experience, with at least 5 years’ experience working in an audit/accounts focused role in a practice environment 
  • Strong technical knowledge of corporate accounting and audit matters (e.g UK GAAP, FRS102, IFRS) 
  • Proven ability to act as a technical resource and point of first reference for other team members 
  • Ambitious and motivated individual, keen to build and progress a career within the firm, playing a key role in the firm’s growth strategy. 

What’s in it for you -   

  • Highly competitive salary and benefits package 
  • Flexible working and the option to work from home up to 3-4 days a week 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • On-going training and regular CPD 
  • Genuine route to Partnership 

If you feel like this role would be of interest and would like to be considered, please apply direct, or contact Danielle Daymond at AJ Chambers. 

 

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