Audit Senior Manager - Top 10 Firm - Various UK Locations

Various locations in the UK
27 Nov 2020
27 Dec 2020
NB Audit SM
Employer Sector
Accountancy Practice
Contract Type
Full Time

Change Public Practice are working with a Top 10 Firm, on a number of opportunities, for motivated and ambitious Audit Senior Managers to join their Commercial Audit Team in various UK locations. Successful candidates must be a Qualified ACA/CA/ACCA or overseas equivalent, and we are looking for candidates currently living and working in the UK.

In these roles. you’ll be part of a growing and dynamic team working with a range of Audit clients, including both local and international organisations. You’ll manage your portfolio of clients and your audit team from planning to completion. These roles offer a fantastic portfolio of varied clients ranging from FTSE and AIM listed client to smaller owner managed businesses.

This growing Firm have excellent career progression opportunities, great L&D, a relaxed culture, competitive package, flexible benefits and an agile working environment.

Key responsibilities within this role include:

  • Managing a fantastic portfolio of varied clients (ranging from FTSE and AIM listed clients to smaller owner managed businesses). Your engagements will include compliance, planning and risk assessment, fieldwork, completion and reporting
  • You should have proven skills in understanding clients and their industry and appreciating market and economic factors affecting clients
  • Experienced in preparing, monitoring and controlling budgets and profitability
  • Confident in preparing and presenting reports to Client Senior Management and Audit Committees, including pitch documents and presentations
  • A keen coach who is passionate about coaching and developing their team of auditors, including performance management and constructive feedback
  • Collaborative networker who likes to share ideas 
  • Proactive person who is keen to identify and develop other business opportunities with clients and new business opportunities through internal and external networking
  • Excellent at liaising with relevant teams on risk management and technical issues
  • Proficient at building rapport with clients and maintaining relationships
  • Supporting Partners with implementing and communicating new business strategy for existing clients, target clients and the internal business

Essential Qualifications:

  • Qualified ACA/CA/ACCA or equivalent

Essential Experience:

  • High proficiency in IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Experience of managing a variety of non-FS Audits, reporting to Engagement Leader
  • Currently a non-FS Audit Senior Manager or very experienced Audit Manager, ready to step-up to Senior Manager
  • Experience of group audits, consolidations and statutory accounting disclosures, including clients with overseas interests
  • Proven track record of managing a variety of audits. This includes compliance, planning and risk assessment, fieldwork, completion and reporting; and management/coaching/appraisals/counselling and recruiting of your team
  • Great project management skills including budgeting, profit management, time management, well organised, experienced coordinator, good analytical and evaluation skills and excellent decision maker
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with all stakeholders
  • Confident at building rapport with clients and maintaining excellent relationships
  • Great role model for colleagues and ambassador for the firm
  • Comfortable using technology, including a high proficiency in the Office 365 suite of products

Personal Attributes:

  • Genuine interest in the market and clients you work with
  • Personal value of delivering high quality work
  • Proactive problem solver
  • High level of drive for success, a positive attitude, enthusiastic outlook, agile mind and resilient in times of pressure
  • A team player who collaborates and communicates with respect
  • Effective time management skills, well organised and can deliver on time and within budget
  • Personal value of delivering high quality work 

You’ll receive a competitive remuneration package, flexible benefits to suit your needs, excellent L&D and flexible working arrangements.